The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar boxers fight for every kyat

The address of Aphyu Yaung Thway Thit, a traditional Myanmar boxing club, lists a street but makes no mention of a house number. This is not a typo.

 

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Myanmar junior weightlifters successful despite shortened event

Myanmar junior weightlifters captured 15 medals at an international competition held in Yangon despite the event being cut short by a day.

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Golf and Asia’s business frontier

If you believe that sport can be a metaphor for life’s broader challenges and opportunities, then the first Luang Prabang Laos Open generated more than a paycheck and points on the ASEAN PGA Tour’s tournament ladder for winner Thaworn Wiratchant.

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Ayeyawaddy United FC captures MFF Digicel Cup

Ayeyawady United FC won the 2012 Myanmar Football Federation Digicel Cup defeating KBZ FC 1-0 at Yangon’s Thuwana Stadium.

 

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Tennis Federation of Myanmar serves up plan for growth

The Tennis Federation of Myanmar is undertaking ambitious projects with hopes of building a strong base of new tennis teachers and players.



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Myanmar dominates kickboxing event

Two Myanmar kickboxers knocked out their opponents while another drew during the Let Hway Challenge Fight between Myanmar and the Philippines at Yangon’s Theinphyu Stadium.


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Thailand wins first Sepaktakraw WC

Thiland reigned supreme during the inaugural Sepaktakraw World Cup from July 21-24 at the Titiwangsa Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, claiming both the men’s and women’s finals.

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Myanmar adapts to Vietnam martial style

The Myanmar Thaing Federation gave its preparations for next year’s SEA Games a welcome boost by holding the country’s 10th Thaing competition at Yangon’s Aung San Indoor Stadium.


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Myanmar lose AFF women’s final

Vietnam beat Myanmar to take the women’s football Asian Football Federation Championships for the second time on September 22, leaving the runners up reflecting on their second successive final defeat.

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AFF Suzuki Cup tickets go on sale

Myanmar will host the next AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 qualifying games from October 5 to 13. The qualifying matches will be between Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Brunei and Laos at the Youth Training Centre, Yangon.

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