Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Russians no match for lethwei’s best

The birthday of the prominent monk Sayadaw Win Sein – who died last April – is being commemorated with the country’s largest lethwei – Myanmar’s traditional form of kickboxing – event in Mudon, Mon State. The event began on February 2 and concludes tonight.

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Aussie rules football season kicks off at Star City

The oval ball returns to Yangon this weekend when the Myanmar Fighting Cocks entertain the visiting Jakarta Bintangs of Indonesia at the “Hen House”, or Star City Oval in Thanlyin this Sunday at 1pm.

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Olympics means more than money at Mingalardon

The colourful trousers of Myo Win Aung will stand on the 1st tee of Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club and get the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open under way with a swing of his club at 6:40am.

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Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the ‘Burmese Python’ took time to tell Matt Roebuck about his daily routine preparing for the big fight.

Last week I spoke about refusing to give in to circumstance and overcoming the situation in front of you. In my case the circumstance was the freak snowstorm that hit the eastern coast of the United States.

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Title contenders eye their chances in Yangon

Fresh from his Singapore Open victory over world number one Jordan Speith, South Korea’s Song Young-han landed in Myanmar with ambitions of continuing that good form.

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Yangon see red and exit Champions League

Yangon’s players delivered the kind of performance their football has lacked so far this season, but still succumbed firstly to a bout of indiscipline that delivered two last-minute red cards and a 3-2 extra-time loss to Thailand’s Chonburi FC in the Asian Champions League.

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Lions continue to languish

The “Chelsea of Myanmar” is how one fan responded on Facebook to Yangon United’s predicament at the weekend after they fell 3-2 to fellow early-season strugglers and contenders for that nickname Ayeyawady United.

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Karen refugee makes Scottish debut

Kler Heh, the Karen refugee, made his senior debut yesterday when he set foot on the turf at Dumbarton Football Stadium for the home side as a late substitute in their 1-0 Scottish Championship (second tier) win over Livingston.

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Top to bottom

Myanmar’s entrants to continental competition Yangon United and Ayeyawady United face off later today with both sides three games into the season and without a win.

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San Yu Htwe hits gold

The old Kyaikkasan racecourse once again saw the glory of competition as Myanmar’s San Yu Htwe hit the target to claim a home gold at the 5th Southeast Asian Archery Championship.

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Yadanarbon
11 17 29
Hantharwady Utd
11 8 21
Ayeyarwady United
11 3 20
Yangon United
11 10 19
11 1 16
11 1 15
Zwekapin United
11 2 14
Zeyar Shwe Myay
11 -3 13
11 6 12
Rakhine United
11 -3 11
Horizon FC
11 -21 5
Southern Myanmar
11 -21 4
Last Updated - 7 April 2016
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Manaw Myay
11 24 26
GFA
11 12 26
Nay Pyi Taw FC
11 13 20
Myawady FC
11 14 19
Mawyawadi FC
11 4 19
Mahar United
11 6 18
University FC
11 -3 15
City Stars
11 -6 12
Dagon FC
11 -2 11
United of Thanlyin
11 -9 11
Silver Stars
11 -23 4
Pong Gan
11 -30 1
Last Updated - 7 April 2016