The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 28 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Chinlone federation goes searching for talent abroad

The Myanmar Chinlone Federation has sent its officials crisscrossing ASEAN with the hopes of bringing more international talent to the traditional sport prior to the opening of December’s Southeast Asian Games.


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Red Devil greats join charity match in Yangon

Former Manchester United stars featured in a charity football match between retired Myanmar legends and a side comprised of foreign players who compete in the Myanmar National League (MNL) at Yangon’s Thuwanna Stadium on June 9.

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Women’s football side blanks India

The national women’s team kicked off the qualifying round for the 2014 Asian Cup with a 2-0 win over India on May 21.

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Wheelchair basketball team primed and ready

Myanmar will field a team to contest the wheelchair basketball competition at the 7th Southeast Asian Paralympic Games in January.

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Down and out Toothless Yangon United eliminated from AFC Cup

Yangon United FC was knocked out of the AFC Cup in embarrassing fashion after being handed a 5-1 thrashing by India’s Kingfisher East Bengal in Kolkata on May 15.


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Two Two wins Golden Belt Championship

Challenger Two Two added an exclamation point to a dominating performance and secured the Golden Belt Championship on May 12 with a third–round knockout of reigning champ Win Htun.

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Farewell to the Theatre of Dreams

Praise for retired Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who brought Premier League to Asia.


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Bullseye

Archer Aung Ngeain receives top honours: the President’s State Excellence award for sport.

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Two teams disciplined over ref disputes

The Myanmar Football Federation’s disciplinary committee has charged second division clubs Chin United FC and Best United FC for mistreatment of referees.

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Old Trafford legends to play in Yangon

A Manchester United legends team will play a friendly match against a Myanmar side in a charity event on June 9 at Thuwana Stadium in Yangon.


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