Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:20:47 +0630 en-gb Myanmar U-20s defeat Fiji in first friendly http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13246-myanmar-u-20s-defeat-fiji-in-first-friendly.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13246-myanmar-u-20s-defeat-fiji-in-first-friendly.html The Myanmar U-20 football team defeated Fiji 1-0 at Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay on February 17, with striker Than Paing scoring the match’s lone goal in the 27th minute.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
U-20 World Cup draws announced http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13156-u-20-world-cup-draws-announced.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13156-u-20-world-cup-draws-announced.html Myanmar has secured a draw in Group A of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, placing them in the same group as host nation New Zealand for the tournament that will be held from May 30 to June 20.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Yadanarbon suffer penalty heartbreak http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13086-yadanarbon-suffer-penalty-heartbreak.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13086-yadanarbon-suffer-penalty-heartbreak.html

Myanmar National League champion Yadanarbon FC crashed out of the Asian Champion’s League qualifying last week after losing 6-5 on penalties to Warriors FC of Singapore, the current S-League title-holders.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Mountain bikers invade NPT http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13013-mountain-bikers-invade-npt.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13013-mountain-bikers-invade-npt.html

The second round of the year-long Cycle and Make a Difference Charity Series was held in Nay Pyi Taw on January 24 and 25, featuring races for both road cyclists and mountain bikers.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (The Myanmar Times) Sports Mon, 02 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Myanmar unveils SEA Games sports list http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13014-myanmar-unveils-sea-games-sports-list.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13014-myanmar-unveils-sea-games-sports-list.html

Last week, the Ministry of Sports officially announced the 31 events that Myanmar nationals will contest at the 28th Southeast Asian Games, which are scheduled to being on June 5 in Singapore.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 02 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Myanmar to tour Europe ahead of U-20 World Cup http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12928-myanmar-to-tour-europe-ahead-of-u-20-world-cup.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12928-myanmar-to-tour-europe-ahead-of-u-20-world-cup.html Aiming for an impressive debut on the world scene, Myanmar’s Under-20 men’s football team will undergo training bouts and play a series of friendly matches in Europe in preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, to be held in New Zealand from May 25 to June 20.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Myanmar and China celebrate ties with basketball http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12733-myanmar-and-china-celebrate-ties-with-basketball.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12733-myanmar-and-china-celebrate-ties-with-basketball.html

Basketball players from China and Myanmar celebrated the New Year and over a century of cooperation between the two countries with a good-will tournament in Bogyoke Aung San Stadium from December 27 to January 1.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 05 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Professional Boxing League coming in 2015 http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12644-professional-boxing-league-coming-in-2015.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12644-professional-boxing-league-coming-in-2015.html

Starting in January 2015, the rules and regulations of the Myanmar Traditional Boxing Federation will be revamped in order to turn their amateur leagues into a recognised, professional sport.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0630
Long-awaited national sports tournament begins http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12567-long-awaited-national-sports-tournament-begins.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12567-long-awaited-national-sports-tournament-begins.html

After a nearly 20 year hiatus, the Myanmar National sports tournament began last week in Naypyitaw.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0630
Local fights suit up for all-age Taekwondo championship http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12493-local-fights-suit-up-for-all-age-taekwondo-championship.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12493-local-fights-suit-up-for-all-age-taekwondo-championship.html

On November 29-30, over 214 Taekwondo athletes from 18 state and regional clubs competed in the 2014 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0630