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Lethwei set to grow overseas next year

Jun 18, 2020
Myanmar’s combat sport of lethwei is set to gain a wider audience overseas beginning later this year says the local promoter of the sport. Myanmar Lat Kha Maung Co, the company behind the... 182

Fighting to stay fit during lockdown

May 02, 2020
All sports events in the country have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many athletes have had their training and competition schedules thrown into disarray. Some continue to train... 156

All AFC Cup 2020 matches postponed

Mar 21, 2020
The Asian Football Confederation has decided to postpone all the AFC Cup 2020 matches, which had been set to take place in March and April. The AFC said in a statement, following the imposition of... 160

General Aung San Shield 2020 to be held in April

Mar 13, 2020
The General Aung San Shield tournament organised by the Myanmar Football Federation and Myanmar National League, will be held during the second week of April. The drawing ceremony for the matches... 167

Aung La N Sang to defend middleweight title against Vitaly Bigdash

Mar 06, 2020
ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight champion Aung La N Sang will defend his middleweight title against former middleweight champion Vitaly Bigdash at the ONE Championship ‘Inf... 239

Final contestants for SE Asian Championship to be selected in April

Mar 03, 2020
The Myanmar Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation will make its final selection of contestants for the Southeast Asian Championship 2020 in April. The 17th Southeast Asian Championship will... 167

Airline sponsors Myanmar’s leading MMA fighters

Feb 29, 2020
Myanmar Airways International has become the official airline partner for Myanmar MMA fighters who are participating under the One Championship. MAI announced the partnership with the largest glo... 142

Myanmar U19 team to face Kagoshima United U18 in Japan

Feb 27, 2020
Myanmar’s national Under-19 team will face Japanese club Kagoshima United’s Under-18 team in the Jenesys 2019 tournament in Kagoshima, Japan today at 2pm. The Japan-Asean U19 football ... 161

Thet Htar Thuzar wins Uganda International Series 2020

Feb 24, 2020
MYANMAR badminton icon Thet Htar Thuzar won the Uganda International Series 2020 with a 2-1 win over India’s Aakarshi Kashyap in the final match of the tourney held yesterday in Kampala, Ugan... 167

Tottenham Hotspur coaches teach football tactics to children in Yangon

Feb 24, 2020
THREE Tottenham Hotspur coaches held a day-long training session on football skills and tactics for 240 children at a free camp organized by the AIA yesterday in Yangon. This was the second t... 157