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Yan Aung Kyaw (2-R) of Myanmar takes a header during the soccer match against Palestine of the PFF Peace Cup 2014 in Manila, Philippines, 03 September 2014. Photo: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
Foreign head coaches in Myanmar’s football history
Friday, 4 December 2015

Myanmar’s football history began in 1947 when the national team appointed several foreign head coaches. Over the years, some foreign coaches brought success and some were sacked after less than five games.

Thursday, 19 November 2015

If you wander over to the Myenigon flyover on a Sunday evening you will be surprised to see sports cars drifting on the road in a crowded downtown area.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

All young music fans in Yangon have heard of the two female hip-hop singers called Y.A.K. They sing hip-hop songs with the equal expertise of their fellow male counterparts.

Female sports stars struggle in a male-dominated arena
Monday, 27 July 2015

There have been famous women in sports for many years. Although they tried to serve their country through sports, they have experienced criticism rather than praise.

Monday, 6 July 2015

Myanmar’s most popular sport, soccer, glues tens of millions of people to their television sets or their computer monitors worldwide with ...

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Ancient monks and kings and warriors etched symbols on their skin to announce status or ethnic identity.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

They zoom past you in a blur. They leap and dance skywards, defying gravity. They bend over, backwards, like contortionists in a circus fair. 

Monday, 6 April 2015

Yangon’s Thuwunna Sports Ground, built in 1985, was the largest in Myanmar until 2013. It is also a youth training centre. 

JAM IT! - Yangon's new open musical scene. Photo: Mizzima
Jam It! concert concept finds favour with fans
Thursday, 26 March 2015

A year ago, residents of villages near Yangon’s Tharkayta Bridge called the police when a group of punk rockers arrived at a warehouse.