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Myanmar Rowing Team to go training in China

Myanmar Rowing Team preparing for competing at the coming Asian Games 2018 will be undergoing training in China. 
Myanmar Rowing Federation will send sailing, Canoe and Kayak team to the Asian Games. In order to fetch more medals at the Games, Myanmar rowing federation is preparing with 100 sports men and women. Myanmar is hoping to get Gold medal at the traditional rowing event. Myanmar rowing team will be sending their sports men and women to China in June.

MFF confirms Leeds United FC is surely playing friendly matches against Myanmar amidst political criticism from Bengali organisations across world

The Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) confirmed that Leeds United Football Club, a professional association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, is surely playing friendly matches against Myanmar without any changes in its original plan in spite of facing political criticism from Bengali organizations across the world.

Yangon United reaches to ASEAN zone semi-final


Host Yangon United beat Bali United of Indonesia 3-2 in a thrilling encounter match on April 11 and Myanmar club is reached into the ASEAN Zone semi-final in 2018 AFC Cup.

Yangon United is the first Myanmar club to reach the ASEAN Zone semi-final after the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) made changes in AFC Cup competition.

Myanmar to undergo training in foreign countries

Myanmar will be hosting the 2018 Asean University Games in December 10th to 20th, 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. This is the first time Myanmar is hosting the biennial games, which will see athletes from universities in ASEAN member nations competing in various sporting events.
There will be 16 events in the Asean University Games and Myanmar will be participating in all events. Before the end of April, final selection of games will be made. 

Burmese hero knocks out Brazilian MMA world champion less than one minute in first round

In the main event of One: QUEST FOR GOLD, Aung La N San known as Burmese Python, the Middle Weight World Champion title holder, won ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship title, delivering a knockout powerful right kick to the temple of Alexandre Machado, the Brazilian MMA world champion in the 56th seconds in the first round at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium yesterday night.

‘Burmese Python’ sets heart on grasping light heavyweight title

Aung La N Sang, the “Burmese Python” and Alexandre Machado of Brazil will fight for light heavyweight title at Thuwana Indoors Stadium in Yangon on February 23.

“I have made up my mind to seize the title of light heavyweight champion to  enable Myanmar audiences to take pride,” Aung La N Sang told the pre-match press conference for the “Quest For Gold at Rose Garden” event in Yangon.

Together with Aung La N Sang, featherweight fighter Phoe Thaw and his foreign opponent, Sor Sey of Cambodia, attended the conference.

Yangon United wins opening match of AFC Cup


Thai clubs sign two Myanmar players

Former Myanmar internationals Nanda Lin Kyaw Chit and Aung Kyaw Naing have completed their moves to Thai football clubs.

Nanda Lin Kyaw Chit signed a one-year contract with Thai League 1 club Prachuap and Aung Kyaw Naing moved to Thai League 2 club Angthong under a one-year contract agreement. Nanda Lin Kyaw Chit passed a medical test on January 14 and signed the contract on January 15.

Myanmar rowing team prepares for 2018 Asia Games

The 120 athletes comprising Myanmar’s rowing team are now training for the 2018 Asia Games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The team will participate in three events – canoe and kayak, international competition and traditional competition.
Though training is now underway, the local coach said the team is seeking a foreign coach for the canoe and kayak competition. 
At the 29th Asia Games held in Malaysia, there was no competition for rowing and so Myanmars’s rowing team had to sit out the games. 

Yangon United’s striker Kyaw Ko Ko to undergo drug test within days

Kyaw Ko Ko, the star striker from Yangon United FC that is one of powerhouse teams in Myanmar National League, will undergo a drug test within days after seeking the agreement with Chiangrai United, one of the top clubs in Thailand League 1.

The officials of Yangon United FC discussed with those from Chiangrai United over the transfer of Yangon United’s striker and reached the agreement.