Saturday, May 28, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the 'Burmese Python' takes time to tell Matt Roebuck about his preparations.: "Tickets are on sale, fight camp is ramping up in intensity, and my whole family has gone down sick with cold and flu, so time is of the essence now..."

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Small winnings but another shot for Ye Htet Aung

Ye Htet Aung’s finish at the PGM Northport Glenmarie Championship at the weekend looks like it will qualify him by right – without using member-country exemption status – to play in the next stop of the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the PGM Clearwater Masters.

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More countries question 2017 SEA Games sports

Reports of outrage over alleged Malaysian gerrymandering in the selection of events for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games are spreading across the region.

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Yangon rise, Zwekapin fall but Yadanarbon are top of the mountain

Yadanarbon head coach Rene Desaeyere praised his side’s discipline and organisation after the Mandalay club’s first-ever win in Shan State maintained their seven-point lead over the gradually rising Yangon United.

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Never too early for a six-pointer

A relegation battle six-pointer in Week 8 opens this weekend’s Myanmar National League. Eleventh-place Horizon face 10th-place Chin United at Thuwunna YTC Stadium this afternoon, and if media reports from the Southern Myanmar camp are to believed, this match could weigh heavily on their fate this season.

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Aung La Nsang’s training diary

Ahead of his homecoming MMA bout, the 'Burmese Python' takes time to tell Matt Roebuck about his preparations: This week has been great to me. Training is going well, my weight is on track and my son took his first steps. Life is good!

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ASEAN University Games promises clean competition

The organising committee for the 18th ASEAN University Games – to be held July 10 to 19 in Singapore – is the first to sign an agreement with the Southeast Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (SEARADO) to ensure the event will be held in line with the World Anti-Doping Code.

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Yangon’s spirit stuns South China, Ayeyawady over-run by Johor Darul

Hard work overcame indiscipline as Yangon United triumphed 2-1 in their opening AFC Cup game played at Thuwunna YTC Stadium last night. In Malaysia Myanmar’s other representatives in the continental competition Ayeyawady United show early spirit but could not keep the pace with reigning champions Johor Darul Ta’zim, losing 8- 1 in Malaysia.

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Myanmar sides face tough start to Asian competition

Mistakes and ambition, those were the topics for the day, as the respective coaches of Yangon United and Ayeyawady United prepared for today’s opening salvos in the AFC Cup.

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Yadanarbon back to the pack

The Myanmar National League’s chasing pack edged a little closer this weekend after Yadanarbon were held to a 1-1 draw by third-place Zwekapin United while Ayeyawady and Yangon both recorded wins.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
11 17 29
11 8 21
Ayeyarwady United
11 3 20
11 10 19
11 1 16
Chin United
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
11 -21 4
Last Updated - 7 April 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
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