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Myanmar has dropped popular Olympic sports from the SEA Games in December, and hopes to pack the competition with less well-known sports where its athletes are likely to win medals. 

The Games, to be held in Nay Pyi Daw and other locations, will not have table tennis, tennis, gymnastics or badminton.

Instead, Myanmar sports authorities have put 14 "traditional sports" on the schedule for December, eight of which are played almost exclusively in Myanmar.

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