Friday, January 20, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

New Year’s challenge for Too Too

It's a neighbour-nation battle royale in Mandalay this week, with five Muay Thai fighters from Thailand facing up against five Myanmar lethwei fighters on January 6 at Mandalay Diamond Plaza.

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Myanmar’s Olympians remember Rio

At the close of 2016, The Myanmar Times spoke with five members of Myanmar’s 2016 Olympic squad about moments of triumph and defeat, trying Brazilian cuisine, and the memories they took home from Rio.

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White Angels gear up for Kyrgyzstan eyeing goal parade

The White Angels will face Kyrgyzstan today at 6pm today in their second 2017 AFC U-19 women’s championship Group C’s qualifying match, while riding high on a 10-0 thrashing of Palestine on December 20.

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AFC U-19 women’s qualifiers kick off in Yangon

The 2017 AFC U-19 women’s championship kicks off in The Golden Land today, as Myanmar’s Thuwunna Stadium host its second international football competition in as many months.

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Siroch double sends Thais to Suzuki Cup triumph

Thai forward Siroch Chatthong scored twice to lift the War Elephants over Indonesia to Suzuki Cup glory in Bangkok on December 17.

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Ladies league kicks off inaugural season

Football isn’t just for the men: Myanmar’s first professional women’s football league kicked off from December 10 to 12 at Aung San Stadium in Yangon.

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Myanmar’s lethwei goliath toppled by Canadian ‘Dave’

Myanmar's undisputed lethwei champion Tun Tun Min was forced to face the mat for just the second time in his career on December 11 after losing to Canada’s Dave Leduc in the Air KBZ Aung Lan championship at Thein Phyu stadium.

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Thailand terminates Myanmar’s title dreams

Nobody expected Myanmar to make it out of group stages. But after beating Cambodia and shocking Malaysia on their way to the semi-finals, the White Angels’ Cinderella AFF Suzuki Cup run came to a decisive conclusion last night in Bangkok, where a vaunted Thailand squad clinched its trip to the finals with a 4-0 win.

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Last Judgment for White Angels

The White Angels face an all-but certain elimination from the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup tonight as they take the pitch against Thailand for the second leg of the semi-final in Bangkok down 2 goals.

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White Angels can’t keep up

Myanmar’s title dreams look dashed after Thailand’s historic visit, will need a miracle in Bangkok to keep their dreams of reaching the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup finals alive.

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