Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:16:29 +0630 en-gb Road-race to Mandalay 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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Takraw tournament starts search for stars 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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From Open champion to SEA Games contender 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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Myanmar Tour to expand for 2015 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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U22s fail to convince in final Olympic warm-up game 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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A new federation has formed for 2015 SEA Games 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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Park sets sights on top spot after Singapore tournamen 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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Yadanarbon clinch 2-0 win against Global 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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Myanmar sets sights on 50 Singapore SEA Games golds Myanmar will target 50 gold medals in this year’s 28th SEA Games that will open on June 5 in Singapore.

]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing & Matt Roebuck) Sports Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Coach eyes Mandalay AFC Cup ‘must-win’ match-up 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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