The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 26 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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John Barnes praises Myanmar young players, sees future success

The former Liverpool and England player John Barnes added star power to a youth football training clinic last week, and admitted he was impressed with what he saw.

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Plan for Myanmar to join rally route

An auto rally aimed at strengthening cooperation and understanding between China and ASEAN countries plans to include Myanmar.



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US basketball exchange adds local resonance

A group of exhausted local basketball players, standing with hands on knees at centre court found enough energy to applaud Rich Cho’s Myanmar language greeting of mingalabar.



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10,000km China-ASEAN tour begins in Nanning

The opening ceremony of the sixth China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly (CAITA) was held in Nanning, China on August 17.

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Yangon to host international marathon

Myanmar’s international profile in sports continues to rise as Yangon plays host to the country’s first international marathon in decades in January 2013.

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Bardoe steps into limelight on Yangon’s big stage

Last time British kickboxer Sean Bardoe stepped into the ring in a competitive bout he emerged with a draw against his older and lighter opponent at a celebration of Kayin New Year in Yangon.


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