Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:16:29 +0630 en-gb Road-race to Mandalay http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13858-road-race-to-mandalay.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13858-road-race-to-mandalay.html Competitive cycling in Myanmar took a step forward last weekend when the third leg of the inaugural Cycle and Make a Difference Charity Series hosted the country’s first-ever nighttime mountain bike race.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) Sports Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Takraw tournament starts search for stars http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13794-takraw-tournament-starts-search-for-stars.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13794-takraw-tournament-starts-search-for-stars.html Sepak Takraw hopes to receive a boost from a new tournament designed to encourage the next generation of Myanmar’s athletes to play this gymnastic ball sport.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
From Open champion to SEA Games contender http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13795-from-open-champion-to-sea-games-contender.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13795-from-open-champion-to-sea-games-contender.html Aung Kyaw Naing cruised through the final game of the Myanmar National Open to lift the silverware for the Men’s Singles on March 25, completing his victory 6-2, 6-2 over Zaw San Oo at Yangon’s Theinphyu Tennis Stadium.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Myanmar Tour to expand for 2015 http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13740-myanmar-tour-to-expand-for-2015.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13740-myanmar-tour-to-expand-for-2015.html The Myanmar Golf Tour promised to return bigger and better in 2015 when the list of events planned for this year was announced yesterday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
U22s fail to convince in final Olympic warm-up game http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13714-u22s-fail-to-convince-in-final-olympic-warm-up-game.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13714-u22s-fail-to-convince-in-final-olympic-warm-up-game.html The  National U22 team completed their Olympic qualifying preparation on March 22 with a 1-1 draw against the Malaysian U22 side at Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
A new federation has formed for 2015 SEA Games http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13715-a-new-federation-has-formed-for-2015-sea-games.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13715-a-new-federation-has-formed-for-2015-sea-games.html Myanmar will send a Netball team to the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore despite no structures for the sport existing in the country until last year.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Park sets sights on top spot after Singapore tournamen http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13648-park-sets-sights-on-top-spot-after-singapore-tournamen.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13648-park-sets-sights-on-top-spot-after-singapore-tournamen.html Nerveless Park In-Bee sealed a wire-to-wire victory at the HSBC Women’s Champions on March 9 in a clear statement of her intent to win back the number one ranking from Lydia Ko.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (AFP) Sports Fri, 20 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Yadanarbon clinch 2-0 win against Global http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13624-yadanarbon-clinch-2-0-win-against-global.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13624-yadanarbon-clinch-2-0-win-against-global.html Yadanarabon  FC kept their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the AFC Cup alive on March 18 with a 2-0 win over Philippines’ Global FC at Mandalay’s Mandalar Thiri Stadium.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Myanmar sets sights on 50 Singapore SEA Games golds http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13592-myanmar-sets-sights-on-50-singapore-sea-games-golds.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13592-myanmar-sets-sights-on-50-singapore-sea-games-golds.html Myanmar will target 50 gold medals in this year’s 28th SEA Games that will open on June 5 in Singapore.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing & Matt Roebuck) Sports Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Coach eyes Mandalay AFC Cup ‘must-win’ match-up http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13593-coach-eyes-mandalay-afc-cup-must-win-match-up.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/13593-coach-eyes-mandalay-afc-cup-must-win-match-up.html Today's  AFC Cup match between Yadanarbon FC and the Philippines’ Global FC is a do-or-die clash for the Mandalay-based hosts, and head coach Kyi Lin recognised as much in his pre-match press conference held at the Mandalar Thiri Stadium on March 17.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630