The Myanmar Times
Monday, 28 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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 in Yangon 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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Nay Pyi Taw FC down Tampines Rovers for first AFC Cup victory

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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