The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar romp to second Olympic phase

Myanmar women netted seven past their Indian opponents at Mandalay’s Mandalar Thiri Stadium on March 15.

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Myanmar whitewashed

Myanmar lost every one of the 18 matches they contested in squash’s inaugural Marigold South East Asia Cup, only managing to win one game in the 43 they played between March 12 and 14 at the Singapore Island Country Club.

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U22s go down by nine

The road to an Olympic return for the Myanmar men’s football team seemed a long way off when the U22 national team were soundly thrashed 9-0 following first-half hat tricks from Musashi Suzuki and Shoya Nakajima at the Fukuda Denshi Arena on March 11.

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Yangon United dominant as league takes a break

Brazilian Cézar scored a hat-trick to deliver Yangon a 5–2 win over Zeyar Shew Myay at the Yangon United Sports Center on March 8 and secure his side an unbeaten record in the Myanmar National League 1, as the season breaks for a series of international fixtures and tournaments.

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Fighting Cocks foil Laos ‘Phants

The Myanmar Fighting Cocks, the local representative to Australian Rules Football’s ‘AFL Asia’ competitions, returned from Laos last week carrying in tow the side’s first silverware: the Vientiane Cup.

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Record rise may never sink in: Ko

Teenage sensation Lydia Ko said her record rise to world number one still had not sunk in as she heads into the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore.

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Premier Skills aims to boost community football projects

More than 30 local coaches participated in a Premier Skills football training clinic at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon from February 27 to March 4, organised by the English Premier League, the British Council and the Myanmar Football Federation.

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Sports fest attracts nearly 4500 athletes

The 4th National Sports Festival came to a close in Nay Pyi Taw on February 28, concluding 16 days of competition that attracted athletes from across Myanmar.

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Ayeyarwady earns points at AFC Cup

Macedonian striker Riste Naumov netted a brace to ensure Myanmar Football Federation Cup winners Ayeyarwady United returned home from Vientiane, Laos, with a valuable away-point in the 12th AFC Cup 2015 group stage, following the side’s 2-2 draw with Lao Toyota FC on February 25.

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Myanmar U-20s defeat Fiji in first friendly

The Myanmar U-20 football team defeated Fiji 1-0 at Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay on February 17, with striker Than Paing scoring the match’s lone goal in the 27th minute.

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