Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:20:39 +0630 en-gb 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 00:00:00 +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 00:00:00 +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 00:00:00 +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 00:00:00 +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 00:00:00 +0630
Bike races kick off new series http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12425-bike-races-kick-off-new-series.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12425-bike-races-kick-off-new-series.html 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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) Sports Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Remote chance for Myanmar in Suzuki Cup 2014 http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12427-remote-chance-for-myanmar-in-suzuki-cup-2014.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12427-remote-chance-for-myanmar-in-suzuki-cup-2014.html 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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Myanmar going to U-20 World Cup in 2015 http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12018-myanmar-going-to-u-20-world-cup-in-2015.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/12018-myanmar-going-to-u-20-world-cup-in-2015.html

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

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Myanmar, Yemen unable to find the goal http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11961-myanmar-yemen-unable-to-find-the-goal.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11961-myanmar-yemen-unable-to-find-the-goal.html

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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Yadanarbon FC clinches third title http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11749-yadanarbon-fc-clinches-third-title.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/11749-yadanarbon-fc-clinches-third-title.html

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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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin and Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630