Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:31 +0630 en-gb The Big Rooster brings Aussie rules football to Myanmar http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11662-the-big-rooster-brings-aussie-rules-football-to-myanmar.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11662-the-big-rooster-brings-aussie-rules-football-to-myanmar.html Julian “Big Rooster” Clark, a veteran of 20 Australian rules football seasons as an expat, has made something of a career out of nurturing new teams wherever his work as an engineer has taken him.


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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Thomas Kean) Sports Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:55:46 +0630
Fighting Cocks to launch youth program http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11663-fighting-cocks-to-launch-youth-program.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11663-fighting-cocks-to-launch-youth-program.html Get them young: that’s the tactic the Myanmar Fighting Cocks are using to build a competitive Australian rules football team for the future.


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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Thomas Kean) Sports Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:01:15 +0630
Capital to host regional martial arts tournament http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11603-capital-to-host-regional-martial-arts-tournament.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11603-capital-to-host-regional-martial-arts-tournament.html Myanmar is set to host the 3rd Southeast Asian vovinam tournament next month in Nay Pyi Taw.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Myanmar athletes to compete at Para Games in S Korea http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11384-myanmar-athletes-to-compete-at-para-games-in-s-korea.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11384-myanmar-athletes-to-compete-at-para-games-in-s-korea.html A delegation from the Myanmar Disabled Sport Federation will compete in at the Asian Para Games this October in Incehon, South Korea, federation leaders confirmed last week.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Two Two eyes Golden Belt http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11190-two-two-eyes-golden-belt.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11190-two-two-eyes-golden-belt.html Southeast Asian Games traditional boxing gold medallist Two Two will challenge Golden Belt champion Saw Nga Man for his title as part of an eight fight card next month.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0630
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 Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +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 Mon, 09 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +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 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +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 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +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 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0630