Monday, July 25, 2016
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The encyclopedia of Myanmar games, volume III

The Myanmar Traditional Sports Federation is the custodian of Myanmar’s most beloved games and playground sports, and has kindly opened their doors, archives and memories to The Myanmar Times. The third volume in our series on traditional Myanmar sports and games.

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Shan, Zeyar fight to break tie

A weekly preview of the upcoming Ooredoo Myanmar National League fixtures, including a must-win match between tied Shan United and Zeyar Shwe Myay and a match-up between strong but sliding Yangon and Ayeyawady.

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Army side show General effort

The title of Myanmar’s premier football knockout competition is serving as inspiration to the Myawady side that represents the nation’s armed forces, said their head coach after a shock 2-1 victory over Zeyar Shwe Myay.

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The encyclopedia of Myanmar games, volume II

The Myanmar Traditional Sports Federation is the custodian of Myanmar’s most beloved games and playground sports, and has kindly opened their doors, archives and memories to The Myanmar Times. Part 2 in our three-part series on the lesser-known games and competitions in Myanmar.

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Sagaing, Kachin get PE schools

In a boost for sport, two new physical education schools are to open. Union Health and Sport Minister Myint Htwe announced on June 21 that the schools would be built in Monywa township, Sagaing Region, and Loikaw township, Kachin State.

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Third time's the charm?

Yangon United too change coaches, again. Just two days after losing at home to Shan United 2-0, Yangon United has announced coach Marjan Sekulovski will step down after a “mutual agreement”. Assistant coach Myo Min Tun will step in as head coach, becoming the third club manager to lead the Lions this season.

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Manaw Myay struggling to pay coaches’ wages

Top of the league at mid-season and progressing to the last 16 of the cup might earn you a bonus elsewhere but Fernando Sales would settle for the three months wages he is owed.

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Burmese Python readies for title eliminator

Aung La Nsang will re-enter the ONE Championship cage on July 2 in a fight against unbeaten Russian Aleksei Butorin in a fight that will effectively act as a title eliminator.

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The encyclopedia of Myanmar games: volume I

The Myanmar Traditional Sports Federation is the custodian of Myanmar’s most beloved games and playground sports, and has kindly opened their doors, archives and memories to The Myanmar Times.

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Shan United thrashes Yangon United

Shan United earned their first-ever victory in Yangon United’s YUSC Stadium with a thrashing of Yangon United on June 19. The 2-0 win marks their third consecutive win during the Myanmar National League’s second half of the season.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
19 28 48
19 9 35
19 16 33
Zeyar Shwe Myay
19 7 32
19 13 29
19 2 29
Ayeyawady United
19 3 28
Zwekapin United
19 3 24
Chin United
19 -11 22
Rakhine United
19 -10 15
19 -24 13
Horizon FC
19 -36 6
Last Updated - 25 July 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
19 50 48
GFA
19 21 45
Nay Pyi Taw FC
19 29 39
Mahar United
18 21 36
Myawady FC
17 20 29
Mawyawadi FC
19 4 29
University FC
17 -14 20
Dagon FC
18 -12 16
City Stars
18 -13 16
United of Thanlyin
18 -33 11
Silver Stars
18 -36 10
Pong Gan
18 -37 6
Last Updated - 25 July 2016