Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Olympics means more than money at Mingalardon

The colourful trousers of Myo Win Aung will stand on the 1st tee of Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club and get the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open under way with a swing of his club at 6:40am.

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Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the ‘Burmese Python’ took time to tell Matt Roebuck about his daily routine preparing for the big fight.

Last week I spoke about refusing to give in to circumstance and overcoming the situation in front of you. In my case the circumstance was the freak snowstorm that hit the eastern coast of the United States.

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Title contenders eye their chances in Yangon

Fresh from his Singapore Open victory over world number one Jordan Speith, South Korea’s Song Young-han landed in Myanmar with ambitions of continuing that good form.

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Yangon see red and exit Champions League

Yangon’s players delivered the kind of performance their football has lacked so far this season, but still succumbed firstly to a bout of indiscipline that delivered two last-minute red cards and a 3-2 extra-time loss to Thailand’s Chonburi FC in the Asian Champions League.

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Lions continue to languish

The “Chelsea of Myanmar” is how one fan responded on Facebook to Yangon United’s predicament at the weekend after they fell 3-2 to fellow early-season strugglers and contenders for that nickname Ayeyawady United.

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Karen refugee makes Scottish debut

Kler Heh, the Karen refugee, made his senior debut yesterday when he set foot on the turf at Dumbarton Football Stadium for the home side as a late substitute in their 1-0 Scottish Championship (second tier) win over Livingston.

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Top to bottom

Myanmar’s entrants to continental competition Yangon United and Ayeyawady United face off later today with both sides three games into the season and without a win.

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San Yu Htwe hits gold

The old Kyaikkasan racecourse once again saw the glory of competition as Myanmar’s San Yu Htwe hit the target to claim a home gold at the 5th Southeast Asian Archery Championship.

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Rage in the cage

A last-minute penalty effort saw Myanmar football’s first-ever ‘King of the Cage’ title carried off to Mandalay on January 24 as Jade One Light FC beat Yangon’s Forever Friends FC 3-2 at the specially-built facility at Shwe Htut Tin in Yangon.

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Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the 'Burmese Python' took time to tell Matt Roebuck more about his preparations:
I’m well into my training camp and I’m pleased with the results so far. This week I feel like my timing is on point; my punches, kicks are becoming faster and my reactions are sharpening...

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