Friday, September 30, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Rose wins gold at golf’s first Olympics in 112 years

Thai star ties for fifth with Australian

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Myanmar runners hit the track

As the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro draw to a close, Myanmar’s final two athletes are preparing to represent their country on the track today.

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Southern Myanmar nears relegation abyss

In the season’s penultimate weekend, many eyes turned to the bottom of the standings to see whether Southern Myanmar could draw closer to neck-and-neck rival Rakhine United in the race to escape relegation alongside the hapless Horizon squad.

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Wrap up: How Myanmar’s athletes have fared so far

An archer, a shooter, a judo champion and two swimmers: Five of Myanmar’s seven athletes have finished their events in this year’s Olympics, and though none have secured medals, each has represented well on the world’s brightest stage.

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Runner-up and relegation battles heat up

Although the Myanmar National League title has already been decided – Yadanarbon has clinched the championship with three games to spare – the drama is only beginning to heat up, particularly at the bottom of the standings.

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Can she bring home a medal?

This is the question facing San Yu Htwe, Myanmar’s best hope at an Olympic medal in decades. The 30-year-old archer will shoot tonight starting at 6:30pm local time in the women’s individual round of 16.

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Myanmar athletes debut in Rio

Myanmar is not known for its swimming prowess – in fact, most Myanmar people in urban areas don’t learn to swim, and the country’s swimming federation is defunct – but that hasn’t stopped 14-year-old Thint Myat from diving in headfirst.

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Ye Tun Naung’s last shot for Rio gold

Myanmar's only qualifying Olympic athlete will have his last chance at a medal tonight when the men’s 50-metre pistol shooting competition gets underway.

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Heavy rain drives off Dragons at YUSC

This past weekend’s dream match-up was deferred when rain broke up a battle of the heavyweights between Yangon United and Zeyar Shwe Myay in only the 13th minute at YUSC, giving the Lions some much-appreciated extra rest ahead of their second General Aung San Shield semifinal clash tomorrow against Yadanarbon.

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Myanmar athletes hunt for hardware

As the first weekend of the 2016 Olympics wraps up in Rio de Janeiro, countries such as Australia, the US and Brazil are racking up the hardware in the race to win the Games.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
22 34 54
22 18 40
22 9 39
Ayeyawady United
22 11 37
22 19 36
Zeyar Shwe Myay
22 5 34
22 -1 30
Zwekapin United
22 3 28
Chin United
22 -16 24
Rakhine United
22 -10 18
22 -32 14
Horizon FC
22 -40 7
Last Updated - 28 August 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
22 51 52
GFA
22 21 49
Nay Pyi Taw FC
22 33 48
Mahar United
22 31 48
Myawady FC
22 23 36
Mawyawadi FC
22 1 35
City Stars
22 1 28
University FC
22 -17 23
Dagon FC
22 -11 20
Pong Gan
22 -37 12
United of Thanlyin
22 -47 11
Silver Stars
22 -49 10
Last Updated - 28 August 2016