The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Rise of the Asian warriors - Opinion

It's not a secret.
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is big. Really big. Check out any developed country here in Asia and you’ll see MMA fans, MMA gyms and other MMA-related business booming and becoming bigger and bigger. There’s little doubt the sport is well on its way to becoming the number one sport the world over.

 

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FIFA, Myanmar lay out vision

The Myanmar Football Federation and FIFA unveiled on June 27 a new eight–year strategic plan for the country’s football program that includes five key upgrades aimed at facilitating the sport’s development domestically.

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Top of the table clash ends in draw

Defending Myanmar National League champions Yangon United travelled to Shan State to take on KBZ, with a 1-1 draw outcome.

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Cricket officials dream of ‘golden days’ ahead

The Myanmar Cricket Federation hopes to give the sport a much-needed boost.

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Gymnastics Federation look for a boost

The Myanmar Gymnastics Federation is hoping international support and new facilities bring renewed interest to the sport.


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Show of strength: bodybuilders step out

Than Naing flexed his way to the top spot at the recent Body Building and Model Physique competition.

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National futsal team struggles in Thailand

Myanmar’s national futsal team got off to a rough start on their Southeast Asian Games preparation tour of Thailand, suffering three straight losses in their opening matches.

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Under-19s bound for China

Myanmar’s U-19 football team will compete in the Weifang Cup in China’s Shandong Province in July for the first time.

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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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