Myanmar aspires to medals at Asian Games

Sepak takraw is a traditional game that is likely to pull the crowds during the 27th edition of Asian Games.

    The 27th edition of the Southeast Asian Games will get underway in Myanmar for the third time. 

    One of the more widely watched events is likely to be sepak takraw, a traditional sport popular around the region.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Naypyidaw.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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