The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 01 August 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

MNL returns to small screen

The first game to be televised under a new deal struck between the Myanmar National League and Myawaddy Television will be screened on July 25, and will show second-place Ayeyawady United strive to keep the season alive when they host Yangon United – leaders of the MNL-1 by 11 points.

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Myanmar scout for new midfield generals

Myanmar’s Womens football team hope an early September tour of China will help them identify their best starting line-up as they continue to suffer an injury crisis in midfield.

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Myanmar U16s start new campaign with new coach

Myanmar’s Under-16 national side will set off for Cambodia this weekend in advance of the AFF U16 Championship to be held in Phnom Penh from July 27 to August 9.

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ONE Championship fight recap

The Myanmar Times wraps up all the action of Myanmar's first major Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event this past weekend, One Championship: Kingdom of Warriors.

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Fernandes floors Finn

International Mixed Martial Arts came to Myanmar on July 18, as Yangon’s Thuwunna Indoor Stadium hosted Bibiano Fernandes’ successful defence of his One Championship World Bantamweight division title with a clear third-round knockout against Finland’s Toni Tauru.

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MFF selects U-19 national team players

The Myanmar Football Federation held a tournament at Thuwanna Training Centre in Yangon from July 13 to 16 to choose new players for the men’s under-19 national football team to participate in international competitions.

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Too Too faces American in monsoon dust up

Myanmar traditional boxer Too Too will face American Muay Thai fighter Cyrus Washington in the “Monsoon Fighter” event at Theinphyu Stadium on July 26.

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Yangon out of Aung San Shield

The General Aung San Shield 2015 round of 16 matches were held at Aung San and Thuwanna stadiums in Yangon from July 11 to 14, with Myanmar National League leaders Yangon United among the losing sides that will not advance to the quarterfinals.

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Fernandes to defend title against Tauru

Arguably One Championship’s most dominant champion, Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes (17-3), has no equal the minute he steps inside the cage, and he’s proven that fact since debuting for the promotion in 2012.

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Host Myanmar loses out at wrestling championships

Myanmar hosted the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships 2015 at Thuwunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw from July 9 to 12, but the home team failed to win any medals at the tournament.

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