Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports.html Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:21:00 +0630 en-gb 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 in Yangon as part of an eight fight card next month.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +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 Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +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 Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +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 Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +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 Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +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 Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Brazilians power Yangon United over South China http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9965-brazilians-power-yangon-united-over-south-china.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9965-brazilians-power-yangon-united-over-south-china.html Yangon United defeated Hong Kong’s South China 2-0 in AFC Cup play last week on a strong showing by their Brazilian duo of Emerson and Cezar.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:30:00 +0630
A whole new ball game http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9966-a-whole-new-ball-game.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9966-a-whole-new-ball-game.html Yangon’s expats fuel sporting growth with hopes of attracting untapped local rugby talent.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:30:00 +0630
From the Gold Coast to the Golden Land http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9893-from-the-gold-coast-to-the-golden-land.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9893-from-the-gold-coast-to-the-golden-land.html Yangon United manager Eric Williams has turned the Lions into a MNL power and shaped some of the country's most talented young players.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Matt Roebuck) Sports Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Nay Pyi Taw FC down Tampines Rovers for first AFC Cup victory http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9894-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-for-first-afc-cup-victory.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/sports/9894-nay-pyi-taw-fc-down-tampines-rovers-for-first-afc-cup-victory.html Nay Pyi Taw FC recorded their first victory in this year’s AFC Cup campaign with a convincing win over Singaporean club Tampines Rovers FC on Wednesday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0630