Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:20:39 +0630 en-gb Myanmar to tour Europe ahead of U-20 World Cup 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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Myanmar and China celebrate ties with basketball

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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Professional Boxing League coming in 2015

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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Long-awaited national sports tournament begins

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



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Local fights suit up for all-age Taekwondo championship

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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Bike races kick off new series More than 80 local and foreign cyclists converged on Hlegu township north of Yangon on November 23 to participate in a day of road and mountain bike racing.



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Remote chance for Myanmar in Suzuki Cup 2014 Myanmar was left with only a remote chance of advancing to the group stage of the 2014 Suzuki Cup after losing to Singapore at Singapore Sports Hub National Stadium on November 26.

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Myanmar going to U-20 World Cup in 2015

In a historic first, Myanmar has qualified for a spot in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.



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Myanmar, Yemen unable to find the goal

Myanmar was held to a goal-less draw in its opening match of the AFC U19 Championship against Yemen last week in Yangon.



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Yadanarbon FC clinches third title

Yadanarbone Football Club representing Mandalay Region has been crowned champions of the Myanmar National League season after a critical win last week.


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