The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar U23s dig in deep to produce results

Myanmar beat Japan in a close- fought five-set game (23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 19-25, 15-13) to secure a fifth-place finish in the Asian Men’s U23 Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

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SEA Games Updates

Singapore's Myanmar-born coach "992" eyes "at least 2 gold medals" in Dragon Boat Racing, Philippines women's volleyball to aim for 3rd place finish amid strong competition from Thailand and Myanmar, and more developments from Singapore and Philippines as the 29th Southeast Asian Games draw near.

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See Games as you want to

Followers of next month’s Southeast Asian Games in Singapore will be able to create their own viewing experience, thanks to the launch of the 28th SEA Games TV mobile application on May 25.

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Myanmar will welcome Asian Juniors wrestling for success

Nay Pyi Taw and the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium will continue to position themselves as a venue for continental level sporting events when they hold the Asian Junior Wrestling Championship from July 9 to 12.

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Myanmar set to surprise China for semi-final berth

Myanmar's  U23 Volleyball side has come from nowhere to comprehensively top its group in the inaugural Asian Men’s U23 Volleyball Championship with three straight-sets victories and is now just two games away from a berth in the World U23 Championships to be held in Dubai, UAE, this August.

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Zaw Zaw Latt recognises rival on Myanmar Tour

Zaw Zaw Latt, the leading player on the 2014 Myanmar Golf Tour hopes the challenge posed to him this year by last year’s outstanding rookie Myo Win Aung will spur on his game to a level where he can compete on the continental tours.

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Understrength 'Royals' end continental woes

Myanmar’s other entrants in this season’s AFC Cup continued a poor run as Yadanarbon FC lost 3-0 to Hong Kong’s South China on May 14.

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Myanmar Wushu hopes for top form

Myanmar hopes to continue its competitive domination in Wushu, a Chinese martial art, at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games.

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It’s an AFC knockout

Ayeyawady United will face Johor Darul Ta’zim of Malaysia in the Round of 16 on May 27 after a 3-3 draw in a difficult away tie to Persib Bandung of Indonesia on May 13 was not enough to secure them home advantage.

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Youth teams clash with an eye to the future

The U23 Southeast Asian Games squad may have ran out the victors 3-1 on May 10, when they met the U20 side preparing for the FIFA U20 World Cup, but in a sign of the relative strengths of the two Myanmar age-group sides the U20s used the match to give some valuable game time to their second-string line-up.

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