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Obscure Myanmar sport raises tournament ire

Anger at host's inclusion of Chinlone over sports such as badminton at South East Asian Games.
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2013 13:35

The countdown is on for the South East Asian Games in Myanmar, scheduled to be held in December.

But some nations are unhappy with the host country's decision to choose its national sport of Chinlone over more mainstream ones, like badminton.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Yangon.

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