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Member of the Myanmar Wushu team in action at the 27th SEA Games hosted by Myanmar in 2013. Photo: Mizzima

Myanmar Wushu gold medalists from Mandalay have been selected to take joint training in China, reports Xinhua on February 19.

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Myanmar will face hosts New Zealand, Ukraine and the United States in Group A of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, after the draw for the opening stages of the competition took place in Auckland on February 10.

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Lee Westwood of England in action during the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2015 Golf tournament at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 February 2015. Photo: EPA
Lee Westwood of England in action during the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2015 Golf tournament at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 February 2015. Photo: EPA

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Defending champion Lee Westwood will be shooting for a third Malaysian Open title this week to extend his strong record in Asia, which has come to feel like home for the Englishman.

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A sell out crowd watch the Semi Final Asian Cup match between Australia and the United Arab Emirates at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia, 27 January 2015. EPA/DEAN LEWINS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
A sell out crowd watch the Semi Final Asian Cup match between Australia and the United Arab Emirates at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia, 27 January 2015. EPA/DEAN LEWINS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

SYDNEY (AFP) - Free-scoring Australia will seek continental glory in the Asian Cup final on January 31 but South Korea could gatecrash the party in a hugely anticipated decider between two of the region's toughest teams.

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Singapore has announced its intention to hold the largest “extravaganza”; its National Stadium has ever seen when it hosts the opening ceremony of the 28th Southeast Asian Games on June 5.

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Myanmar’s national sports teams have begun to announce their preparation plans for June’s South East Asian Games, to be held in Singapore.