Burma’s national coach unaware that the result, a 1-0 defeat, would mean Indonesia go through to the semi-finals ahead of the hosts.
Both national sides are looking strong, but analysts reckon the home nation’s women stands a better chance of winning the SEA Games football competition that their male counterparts.
Sports officials hope hosting the Games can jump-start Myanmar’s sporting engine and help the country move back toward the top of the Southeast Asian pile.
The home nation’s men’s team completes a comfortable 3-0 victory over Cambodia to begin its campaign for SEA Games glory.
The Gunners allow a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Everton, while Fulham ends its losing streak by beating Aston Villa.
Liverpool striker hits four in win against Norwich City, while Manchester United slip further behind the pack in the Premier League.
Manny Pacquiao’s victory over the US’ Brandon Rios provides a lift for the Philippines, a country battered by Typhoon Haiyan.
Cricket’s highest run scorer and an Indian national idol exits the game after final match at his home town.
Controversial stoppage time penalty saves embarrassment for Mourinho, while Liverpool and Southampton won convincingly.
Burma’s football team will compete against Indonesia, East Timor, Thailand and Cambodia for a place in the knock-out stages of a Southeast Asian Games highlight.
Fernando Torres got his reward for an irrepressible display that he has rarely produced for Chelsea when he scored a last-minute winner against Manchester City.
Burma’s sports fans will be given free tickets to cheer on the country’s Southeast Asian Games athletes at nearly all of the sporting events.
Top-of-the-table Arsenal win in style at Norwich, while a slip up leaves Man Utd off the pace in eighth place.
Manchester United David Moyes endured a humiliating first derby defeat against Manchester United, while Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur both won to continue their strong starts.
Arsenal return to the top of the Premier League while rivals Tottenham Hotspur suffer a shock 3-0 thumping by West Ham United.
Tokyo’s triumphant bid to host the 2020 Games is giving this aging nation a chance to revive both its sagging spirits and its stagnating economy.
Arsenal and Liverpool emerged victorious from two of the Premier League’s fiercest rivalries with wins over Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United respectively on Sunday.
Wayne Rooney’s headline-grabbing presence fails to inspire Manchester United to victory over Chelsea as the title rivals play out a 0-0 draw.
It may be illegal, but betting is a big part of the local culture, with gambling games for top-flight English football among the most lucrative.
The ethnic Kachin cage fighter Aung La N Sang, also known as the “Burmese Python,” defeats his American opponent Shedrick Goodridge.