Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar’s men don’t make most of Bangladesh birdies

Consistency was the failing of Myanmar’s Zaw Moe and Ye Htet Aung at the US$300,000 Bashundhara Bangladesh Open yesterday as they both carded 2-under-par 69s to take a share of 23rd position after day one.

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ASEAN sides fall short to East Asian rivals

Thai side Chonburi FC – the side that beat Yangon United 3-2 after extra time in their Asian Champions League (ACL) preliminary round two matchup – found themselves on the end of a 9-0 thrashing by FC Tokyo on February 9 at Tokyo Stadium.

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Magwe gets their skates on

Magwe not only has a new skatepark but a new full-time trainer dedicated to helping the youth of the city develop their skills, after the Myanmar Skate Association visited last week.

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Chinlone welcomes Asia and the world

In 1911, Pho Thinn ran away with the circus. According to a 2010 award winning book, he took with him an apprentice and a chinlone. The circus travelled on to Europe, India and America possibly making Pho Thinn the first to export Myanmar’s traditional game.

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Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the 'Burmese Python' takes time to tell Matt Roebuck about his preparations: "Social media, it’s all around us nowadays, it’s now so often part of a daily routine but sometimes I worry it’s becoming too big a part..."

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Yangon get a win over Chin but Yadanarbon stay top

A solitary goal from Than Paing saw Yangon United finally record their first victory of the season as Yadanarbon remained top of the league, sat on 13 points alongside “Leicester of Myanmar” Hantharwady United on week five of the Myanmar National League.

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Jakarta wins the Cocks Plate

The visiting Jakarta Bintangs stunned the Myanmar Fighting Cocks by a score of 63-53 yesterday in the inaugural Cocks Plate Contest, held on the “Hen House” pitch at Star City.

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Norris cruises to Open victory

After an astounding day three at the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open from Shaun Norris, the South African carded a final-round 71 in occasionally blustery conditions to finish 24-under-par and take home the US$135,000 prize.

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Who will Yangon United sit?

Fresh from their defeat in the Asian Champions league in Chonburi, Yangon United must put behind them the indiscipline they showed at the end of that game – where two players received red cards – and focus on what until then had been a positive display of their potential.

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Myanmar Open: Lascuna leads at -8

Antonio Lascuna leads at 8 under par, and as things stand seven of the fifteen Myanmar golfers playing at the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open are set to make the 65-player cut that will come at the end of today’s second round.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
5 10 13
Hantharwady Utd
5 8 13
Zwekapin FC
5 6 10
Zeyar Shwe Myay
5 3 9
5 1 8
5 3 6
Ayeyarwady Utd
5 -2 6
Rakhine United
5 -2 5
Yangon United
5 -2 4
Chin Utd
5 -4 4
Horizon FC
5 -7 4
Southern Myanmar
5 -14 0
Last Updated - 9 February 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Mawyawadi FC
4 8 12
Nay Pyi Taw FC
4 9 10
Manaw Myay
4 8 10
Myawady FC
4 7 7
GFA
4 2 7
University FC
4 -2 7
Mahar United
4 2 5
United of Thanlyin
4 -2 4
City Stars
4 -4 3
Dagon FC
4 -3 2
Silver Stars
4 -11 0
Pong Gan
4 -14 0
Last Updated - 9 February 2016