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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.

Myanmar star footballer’s transfer to Police Tero reaches agreement

The transfer of Myanmar’s star footballer Aung Thu to Police Tero, one of the top clubs of Thailand’s Premier League for the 2018 season has reached a final agreement, a source of Myanmar national league team said.

 Brian L. Marcar, the boss of Police Tero, met with Dr Sai Sam Tun, the boss of Yadanabon FC, the powerhouse team in Myanmar national league in Yangon on November 21 and they negotiated the transfer of Yandanarbon FC’s striker. They finalized the final agreement on the transfer of the striker of Myanmar national team.

Myanmar sees win at Asian qualifier within reach: Head coach

YANGON - Myanmar will be effectively striving to compete in the Asian U-19 qualifier for 2018 to be held in Cambodia on November 4, says Chit Naing, a head coach of Myanmar U-19 national football team.
Myanmar will play along with China, Philippines and Cambodia in Group-G, which will be held from November 4 to 8.

Kyaw Ko Ko’s late goal earns Myanmar a point


MFF denies rumours of Gerd Friedrich