The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Sustainability beyond 2015 SEA Games

Myanmar’s participation in squash at the SEA Games will not be a one-off but is the catalyst for a sustainable development of the sport says Daw Aye Aye Maw, general secretary of the Myanmar Squash Federation.

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MFF must rise to SEA Games expectations

Myanmar’s U23 side hope to take lessons from the success of their younger compatriots and follow the U20 side to Europe in preparation for the SEA Games, a Myanmar Football Federation spokesperson told The Myanmar Times yesterday.

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Road-race to Mandalay

Competitive cycling in Myanmar took a step forward last weekend when the third leg of the inaugural Cycle and Make a Difference Charity Series hosted the country’s first-ever nighttime mountain bike race.

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Takraw tournament starts search for stars

Sepak Takraw hopes to receive a boost from a new tournament designed to encourage the next generation of Myanmar’s athletes to play this gymnastic ball sport.

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From Open champion to SEA Games contender

Aung Kyaw Naing cruised through the final game of the Myanmar National Open to lift the silverware for the Men’s Singles on March 25, completing his victory 6-2, 6-2 over Zaw San Oo at Yangon’s Theinphyu Tennis Stadium.

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Myanmar Tour to expand for 2015

The Myanmar Golf Tour promised to return bigger and better in 2015 when the list of events planned for this year was announced yesterday.

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U22s fail to convince in final Olympic warm-up game

The  National U22 team completed their Olympic qualifying preparation on March 22 with a 1-1 draw against the Malaysian U22 side at Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon.

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A new federation has formed for 2015 SEA Games

Myanmar will send a Netball team to the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore despite no structures for the sport existing in the country until last year.

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Park sets sights on top spot after Singapore tournamen

Nerveless Park In-Bee sealed a wire-to-wire victory at the HSBC Women’s Champions on March 9 in a clear statement of her intent to win back the number one ranking from Lydia Ko.

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Yadanarbon clinch 2-0 win against Global

Yadanarabon  FC kept their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the AFC Cup alive on March 18 with a 2-0 win over Philippines’ Global FC at Mandalay’s Mandalar Thiri Stadium.

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