Sunday, January 22, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Senior chess championships set for Mandalay

Forget about searching for the next Bobby Fischer – Myanmar is searching for his grandfather.

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New Asian MMA group enters fray

Mixed martial arts (MMA) organisations from Singapore and Indonesia joined forces to launch a new Southeast Asian fight series yesterday, underscoring the sport’s growing popularity.

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Myanmar’s upstarts smash local youth athletics records

It's time to rewrite the books: Myanmar’s annual U18 athletics competition, held from September 19 to 21 at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw, yielded a whole slew of new under-18 records across a range of events and disciplines.

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Myanmar U19s miss AFF semis after Thailand paves way for Australia

The Myanmar U19s team’s seemingly charmed Asian Football Federation Championship campaign came to a sour end yesterday after a draw against Thailand left the White Angels with a third-place group stage finish.

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Europe trip aims to bolster team confidence

The Myanmar national team has arrived in Germany to play a brief series of friendlies against European club teams as they prepare to host the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 in November.

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Myanmar’s equestrians stumble out of SEA Games

Myanmar’s equestrian athletes won’t be making it to Malaysia for the 29th SEA Games next August, as the expense of airfare for their competition horses turned out to be a hurdle too high to leap.

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ONE Championship confirms Myanmar title fight

Can the unbeaten challenger beat the unbeaten king? That’s the storyline to watch on October 7, when ONE Championship – Asia’s largest MMA organisation – returns to Yangon to pit Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka Naito (11-0) against Filipino challenger Joshua Pacio (8-0).

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White Angels can’t match Aussies in group stage

Boys against men, it seemed yesterday during Myanmar’s AFF U-19 Championships match against Australia.

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Only 12 teams compete in inter-ministries match

Time for a work-break? Not for many Nay Pyi Taw civil servants: Only 12 of the 21 government ministries are participating in this year’s government volleyball competition, which kicked off yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Southern, Nay Pyi Taw catch MNL break

Southern Myanmar’s fortunes next season are looking quite a bit brighter after a September 10 decision reversed their relegation for the 2017 Myanmar National League season, while Nay Pyi Taw FC received a surprise promotion into the first-tier league.

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