Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:20:56 +0630 en-gb Htun Htun Min headlines Thai-Myanmar boxing tournament http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10872-htun-htun-min-headlines-thai-myanmar-boxing-tournament.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10872-htun-htun-min-headlines-thai-myanmar-boxing-tournament.html Southeast Asian Games gold medal winner Htun Htun Min will take on Thailand’s Weerapol in the main event of the “One on One” traditional boxing tournament next week.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Fans bemoan SkyNet grip on World Cup http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10641-fans-bemoan-skynet-grip-on-world-cup.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10641-fans-bemoan-skynet-grip-on-world-cup.html With the World Cup just days away football fever is rising in Myanmar. But a sizable time difference between host nation Brazil and limited broadcasting rights are threatening fans’ chances to watch football’s biggest showcase.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Sixes tournament looks to put Myanmar cricket on the map http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10108-sixes-tournament-looks-to-put-myanmar-cricket-on-the-map.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10108-sixes-tournament-looks-to-put-myanmar-cricket-on-the-map.html Players hope the recent competition will boost interest in the game

 

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Footballers assist HIV awareness campaign http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10023-footballers-assist-hiv-awareness-campaign.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10023-footballers-assist-hiv-awareness-campaign.html Stars of Myanmar football, Kyaw Ko Ko of Yangon United and Than Than Htwe – whose goals from midfield contributed to the Myanmar women’s team claiming bronze at the 27th SEA Games – will feature in the ‘Protect the Goal’ campaign launched on March 26 targeted at HIV prevention.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Myanmar Tennis open to all comers http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10024-myanmar-tennis-open-to-all-comers.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/10024-myanmar-tennis-open-to-all-comers.html Foreign athletes will for the first time appear in the Myanmar Open tennis tournament when the 2014 event gets under way on April 2.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Brazilians power Yangon United over South China http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9965-brazilians-power-yangon-united-over-south-china.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9965-brazilians-power-yangon-united-over-south-china.html Yangon United defeated Hong Kong’s South China 2-0 in AFC Cup play last week on a strong showing by their Brazilian duo of Emerson and Cezar.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:30:00 +0630
A whole new ball game http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9966-a-whole-new-ball-game.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9966-a-whole-new-ball-game.html Yangon’s expats fuel sporting growth with hopes of attracting untapped local rugby talent.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:30:00 +0630
From the Gold Coast to the Golden Land http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9893-from-the-gold-coast-to-the-golden-land.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9893-from-the-gold-coast-to-the-golden-land.html Yangon United manager Eric Williams has turned the Lions into a MNL power and shaped some of the country's most talented young players.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Nay Pyi Taw FC down Tampines Rovers for first AFC Cup victory http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9894-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-for-first-afc-cup-victory.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9894-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-for-first-afc-cup-victory.html Nay Pyi Taw FC recorded their first victory in this year’s AFC Cup campaign with a convincing win over Singaporean club Tampines Rovers FC on Wednesday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Nay Pyi Taw FC down Tampines Rovers FC in AFC Cup http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9843-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-fc-in-afc-cup.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9843-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-fc-in-afc-cup.html Nay Pyi Taw FC recorded their first victory in this year’s AFC Cup campaign with a convincing win over Singaporean club Tampines Rovers FC on March 13.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:32:58 +0630