Sunday, May 01, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Southern Myanmar make second foreign signing

Nigerian striker Ijezie Micheal Chukwubunna put pen to paper yesterday with Myanmar National League’s bottom-dwelling side yesterday. Chukwubunna becomes the second player in as many days to sign for Southern Myanmar as they attempt to bolster their squad in an attempt to escape relegation from the nation’s top tier.

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Skate Association will send team to ASEAN Champs

A team of seven will represent Myanmar at the 3rd ASEAN Inline Skate Championship in Kuching, Malaysia, in late May.

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MNL sides shuffle foreign stars

Myanmar National League clubs have been shedding deadwood and scouting out free agents to bolster their sides for the second-half of the 2016 season.

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Myanmar represented at Indonesian kickboxing contest

Athletes have travelled from Myanmar to Malaysia to compete in the 2nd Asian Tarung Derajat Championships. Tarung Derajat – an Indonesian form of kickboxing – featured as a demonstration sport at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games held in Jakarta.

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Ye Htet Aung narrowly misses cut

Ye Htet Aung failed to make the cut at last week’s ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic. After an opening round of 79, followed up with a 72, the young Myanmar golfer missed the weekend by one shot as the cut came at six-under-par.

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Four medals for Myanmar at Youth athletics meet

Myanmar left this weekend’s 11th Southeast Asian Youth Athletics Championships with four medals, while Malaysia topped the podium the most times with 13 golds.

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Bangkok-bound

As Kyal Linn Aung prepares to become the first lethwei artist to fight abroad and against a foreign challenger in the ONE Championship mixed martial arts cage, nothing can divert his attention from training except Thingyan and the lack of a passport.

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Men from the ministry dominate the martial

After whitewashing the male events at last week’s MTF President’s Cup of Bando, Myanmar’s Ministry of Defence side hopes to demonstrate their martial skills alongside the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.

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Kites above Kyaikkasan

It’s a tradition loved by young and old and in Myanmar it is considered one of the nation’s traditional sports, part of its heritage.

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Aung La Nsang eyes Bigdash and Gracie fights

Aung La Nsang, the Burmese Python, will be glued to his television set on May 6 as Vitaly Bigdash defends his ONE Championship Middleweight belt against fellow Russian Aleksei Butorin.

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Rakhine United
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