Sport in Myanmar needs more financial support and professional coaches to give opportunities to more athletes. By NATALIE WONG | FRONTIER Photos MARO VERLI
With the Olympic Games opening in Rio de Janeiro next month and Malaysia hosting the Southeast Asian Games in August 2017, the development of sport is on the minds of many in Myanmar. The training of elite athletes is critical for the development of sport but is Myanmar doing enough for them?
As part of the National League for Democracy’s decision to reduce the number of ministries, earlier this year the Ministry of Sports was merged with the Health Ministry to create the Ministry of Health and Sports.
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