Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar U-19 team loses in penalties

Myanmar dropped the third-place match in the KBZ Bank U-19 Cup, losing to rival Thailand in a penalty shoot-out 8-7 yesterday at Mandalar Thiri Stadium.

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Swing Golf tees off with new platform

Digital golf centre offers high-tech analysis – and brings Myanmar's players in out of the rain.

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Myanmar’s foreign football players score goals, unofficial tax breaks

The face of Myanmar football has changed since 2009, when hiring players from other countries became common practice. Today more than 50 foreign-born footballers don jerseys for Myanmar's 22 clubs, and But their contributions aren’t just on the field – they're also required by law to pay income taxes. But a Myanmar Times investigation has found regulatory confusion and a lack of transparency has meant that many players may not be paying enough, or at all.

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Myanmar heads into crucial match with Vietnam

The boys are back.

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Yadanarbon crowned, newcomers fall as 2016 MNL season wraps

After eight gruelling months of competition, curtains fell on the 2016 Myanmar National League-1 season on August 20 with familiar faces at both the top and the bottom of the table.

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MNL wraps up season in final week

The 2016 Myanmar National League will draw to a close this weekend, ironing out the last few uncertainties in the standings before all competing squads head into the offseason.

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Aung San Shield comes home to Magwe

General Aung San’s Shield will return to the national hero’s birthplace, as Magwe FC defeated Yangon United 2-1 in the General Aung San Shield championship game yesterday at Aung San Stadium.

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Rose wins gold at golf’s first Olympics in 112 years

Thai star ties for fifth with Australian

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Myanmar runners hit the track

As the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro draw to a close, Myanmar’s final two athletes are preparing to represent their country on the track today.

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Southern Myanmar nears relegation abyss

In the season’s penultimate weekend, many eyes turned to the bottom of the standings to see whether Southern Myanmar could draw closer to neck-and-neck rival Rakhine United in the race to escape relegation alongside the hapless Horizon squad.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
22 34 54
22 18 40
22 9 39
Ayeyawady United
22 11 37
22 19 36
Zeyar Shwe Myay
22 5 34
22 -1 30
Zwekapin United
22 3 28
Chin United
22 -16 24
Rakhine United
22 -10 18
22 -32 14
Horizon FC
22 -40 7
Last Updated - 28 August 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
22 51 52
GFA
22 21 49
Nay Pyi Taw FC
22 33 48
Mahar United
22 31 48
Myawady FC
22 23 36
Mawyawadi FC
22 1 35
City Stars
22 1 28
University FC
22 -17 23
Dagon FC
22 -11 20
Pong Gan
22 -37 12
United of Thanlyin
22 -47 11
Silver Stars
22 -49 10
Last Updated - 28 August 2016