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U ZAW WINN, DEPUTY MINISTER FOR SPORTS CONVEYS THE SEA GAMES TORCH TO THE OPENING

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U Zaw Winn , the Deputy Minister for Ministry of Sports and the Vice President of Myanmar Olympic Committee and the Chairman of Myanmar SEA Games Organization Executive Committee conveys the 27th SEA Games torch to the 27 th SEA Games Opening Ceremony.

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Inter-ministry men’s football tournament 2012 kicks off

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NAY PYI TAW, 3 Aug ___
The inter-ministry men’s football tournament 2012 kicked off at the pitch of Nay Pyi Taw FC in Paunglaung Sports ground, Pyinmana Township this evening, attended by Secretary of Myanmar National Sports Committee Deputy Minister for Sports U Aye Myint Kyu, deputy ministers of various ministries, officials and staff personnel and special guests. The tournament is the sixth of its kind with a view to creating relaxing environment and unity and friendship among the staff of ministries, contributing to national health and refreshing the staff to be able take more duties. Players of 28 contending teams took positions in the pitch and the deputy minister made an opening address. Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation team played against Ministry of Immigration and Population team in the debut in which the former beat the latter 2-1.


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Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coordination meeting of the committee for ensuring success in XXVII SEA Games

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 26.7.12

NAY PYI TAW, 23 July  ___

Patron of the Leading Committee for Preparation of the XXVII SEA Games Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visited sports grounds and stadiums around here to view training of athletes this morning and addressed the coordination meeting of the committee for ensuring success in XXVII SEA Games.

 

The Vice-President first visited Nay Pyi Taw sports training camp in Lewe Township of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area where he, accompanied by Union Minister at the President Office U Thein Nyunt, Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism and for Sports U Tint Hsan, deputy ministers, personnel of the Ministry of Sports, presidents, vicepresidents and secretaries of respective sports federations, viewed athletes of such sports as billiard, Sepak Takraw, judo, Pencak Silat, badminton, acrobatics, table tennis, karatedo, Taekwondo, weight-lifting, Wushu, shooting and track & field undergoing training for the XXVII SEA Games and spoke words of encouragement to them.

The Vice-President and party then visited construction site of Zabuthiri Stadium in Zabuthiri Township where the opening and closing of the XXVII SEA Games would be held. The Vice- President inspected the progress of the stadium and stressed the needs.

The Vice-President then visited Nay Pyi Taw archery range in Zabuthiri Township and viewed the training of selected archers.

The Vice-President at the sports village inspected completed apartments and hostels for Myanmar athletes. He then proceeded to Ngalaik Dam to view training of yachtsmen and rowers at Nay Pyi Taw rowing sports centre.

The Vice-President later went to Nay Pyi Taw cycling ground near Mount Pleasant Hotel. Ho spoke words of encouragement to them and inspected BMX, Cross Country and Down Hill.

The Vice-President then attended the coordination meeting for preparation for ensuring success in XXVII SEA Games at the Mount Pleasant Hotel Chairman of the Leading Committee for Preparation of the XXVII SEA Games Union Minister U Tint Hsan reported on preparation for achievements in XXVII SEA Games.

Next, President of Myanmar Para Sports Federation Major General Nay Lin reported propositions to host the seventh ASEAN ParaGames after the XXVII SEA Games and preparation for achievements in the games.

The Vice-President, in his speech, said the XXVII SEA Games is drawing near, 16 moths away from now. What to be focused and prepared was instructed at the latest meeting in last February. Respective sports federations are undergoing intensive training, but there still may be ones that have just begun training. The results would depend on the extent of the comprehensiveness of the training. During the election campaigns on TV, candidates argued that men make their own history. If so, sportsmen and sports federations need to write their own history.

It is everyone’s aspiration to possess glorious days somehow. Self-determination, diligence and never-say-die attitude is what is needed to write the history at the very moment. It is the State’s desire to have it significant landmark in the course of sports standard development.

The State would assist in whatever it can and the federations are also to strive for whatever possible results. The training of sportsmen can be categorized into two parts, physical and mental trainings, both of which need considerable support. In addition to intensive training at home, international experience is instrumental.

Myanmar achieved 16 gold medals in the XXVI SEA Games held in Indonesia, forwarding from eighth to seventh in the medal standing. But, still it is much below the level from 35 gold medals in 1961 and 59 gold medals in 1969. As the country would act as the host, it needs to grasp the first place, at least the third, only then records would remain remarkable.

The State takes pride in success of U-22 football team which sailed through the qualifier. The State also took pride in success of such sports as rowing, archery, sepak takraw, judo, wushu and so forth in the previous SEA games. It is said the exciting time or the time when emotions run highest is when the flag is flown after the competition. It is said that nothing matches the mixed feelings on feels when his own national flag is flown atop the mast. Some even shed tear either out of joy or out of sadness, at the highest of their emotions.

So, all are obliged to do their bit fly high the State Flag. Assistance must be provided for successful holding of seventh ASEAN Para Games. All responsible persons including the sports federations are to make collaborative efforts for successful holding of and ensuring victories in XXVII SEA Games, urged the Vice-President.

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Pre SEA Games test match of cane-ball sport from 6th to 8th Nov

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Nay Pyi Taw, 6th Nov_____

Pre SEA Games test match of the Myanmar traditional cane-ball sport will be held from 6th to 8th November at Nay Pyi Taw Wunna Theikdi Stadium.

 

Four men’s teams and four women’s teams will participate in the test match.

 

Nineteen men and 19 women are undergoing training for the cane-ball match of the 27th SEA Games, and the players for the 27th SEA Games will be selected in the test match.

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Tennis Open Cup-2013 Concludes

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Yangon, 6th Nov—

Final match and awarding ceremony of Tennis Open Cup-2013 organized by Myan-ma Tennis Federation took place at Theinbyu Tennis Court in Mingala Taung nyunt Township, here, on 2 November.

 

At the awarding ceremony, MTF Joint Secretary Dr Than Htay awarded winners in the mixed double match, CEC member U Zeya Thura Mon, winners in mixed doubles match and CEC member U Myo Thura, winners in Men’s singles match.

 

Then, MTF President U Aung Maw Thein rewarded first, second and third prize winning teams in Inter-Club and presented Championship trophy to first-prize winner My Friend team and honouring certificates to sponsors Myanmar Distribution Group Co Ltd, Thet Paing Soe Co.,Ltd and Max Energy.

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