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.
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.
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).
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.
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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