Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:20:45 +0630 en-gb Myanmar athletes to compete at Para Games in S Korea A delegation from the Myanmar Disabled Sport Federation will compete in at the Asian Para Games this October in Incehon, South Korea, federation leaders confirmed last week.

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Two Two eyes Golden Belt Southeast Asian Games traditional boxing gold medallist Two Two will challenge Golden Belt champion Saw Nga Man for his title as part of an eight fight card next month.

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Htun Htun Min headlines Thai-Myanmar boxing tournament 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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Fans bemoan SkyNet grip on World Cup 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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Sixes tournament looks to put Myanmar cricket on the map Players hope the recent competition will boost interest in the game




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Footballers assist HIV awareness campaign 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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Myanmar Tennis open to all comers 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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Brazilians power Yangon United over South China 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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A whole new ball game Yangon’s expats fuel sporting growth with hopes of attracting untapped local rugby talent.



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From the Gold Coast to the Golden Land 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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