Myanmar's weightlifting team earned one silver and three bronze medals at the 1st Southeast Asian Weightlifting Championship in Ayutthaya, Thailand, from June 26 to 28. Participating in the competition were 59 athletes from eight ASEAN nations, including four men and three women from Myanmar.
Another goal from the perennial league-leading goal scorer César Augusto of Yangon United gave the Lions a 2-1 victory over second-place Ayeyawady United at the Yangon United Sports Complex, placing them eight points clear after 10 games of the Myanmar National League-2.
Money received by members of the Myanmar U23s Southeast Asian Games silver-medal-winning team – in apparent appreciation of their efforts – may have been part of a scalping scheme cover-up, it has been alleged by several Singaporean media outlets.
Winn Aung, 12, the son of former Myanmar national swimmer Than Tun Aung, now living in Redding, California, broke another two United States national age-group records to take the total number of long-course records he currently holds to five.
The Myanmar National League has dismissed a complaint from league leaders Yangon United over the eligibility of newly signed players to feature in championship rivals Ayeyawady United’s rescheduled fixture with Chin United on June 22.