All those extra reps and bottles of baby oil sure must seem worth it now, after Myanmar’s three-member bodybuilding team earned two gold medals in the 50th Asian Bodybuilding Championship, held from September 2 to 8 in Thimpu, Bhutan.
He's coming back.
Aung La Nsang will travel home to the Golden Land on October 7 for a ONE Championship fight against Polish middleweight Michal Pasternak in Yangon’s Thuwunna Stadium. The winner of the fight is expected to compete for the ONE Championship middleweight title later this year.
It was a great season for the Myanmar National League, but for three teams it was also the last. With eight seasons under its belt, the MNL will see its ranks contract, as Zwekapin United, Zeyar Shwe Myay and Manaw Myay announced that that they will close up shop before the start of next season.
MPs representing constituencies in the nation’s capital have taken up the case of Paung Laung Stadium, and will raise the matter in both the upper and lower houses, Pyinmana representative U Than Soe Aung has said.
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.
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Nay Pyi Taw FC
United of Thanlyin