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Thailand Claims Record Fifth Suzuki Cup

  BANGKOK – Thailand has won a record fifth Suzuki Cup with an impressive 2-0 victory over underdogs Indonesia. Siroch was the hero with goals either side of half-time to put the War Elephants in control. The victory would have been even more emphatic had top-scorer Teerasil not fired a woeful second-half penalty straight at […]

December 19th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thailand to Host Air Race 1 World Cup in 2017

  . . BANGKOK – Thailand became the first country in the Asia Pacific region last week to host the Air Race 1 series, the world’s biggest and fastest air race. It was such a success that the U-tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport has now been approved as a new destination for the Air Race 1 […]

November 27th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chiang Rai United Spends 300 Million Baht to Strengthen it’s Ranks

. . CHIANG RAI – Thai Leagues Chiang Rai United have spent around 300 million baht to strengthen their ranks, in an aim to qualify for the AFC Champions League. Chiang Rai acquired Thailand defender Tanaboon Kesarat from SCG Muang Thong United on Wednesday for a record fee of 50 million baht. Their other signings […]

November 7th, 2016 | Posted in Sports,Thai Premier League | Read More »

China’s Soccer Revolution Kicks into Overdrive

. The football revolution spans from schoolyards to the top professional league. . . BEIJING – As coaches take notes, teenagers dribble footballs through a course of cones on Ritan Middle School’s gleaming artificial field in eastern Beijing, part of a massive program to promote soccer as a pillar of China’s rise to global prominence. […]

September 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

3 Day Mekhong Bike Thai-Lao 2016 Kicks off in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong District

    CHIANG RAI – Cyclists across the Kingdom took part in the “Mekhong Bike Thai-Lao 2016” in Chiang Khong district of Chiang Rai Province on Thursday. Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports Pongpanu Svetarunda and Chiang Rai Governor Boonsong Techamaneesathit chaired the opening ceremony at the Catfish and Freshwater Fish Museum in Chiang Khong […]

September 1st, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn Wins Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

. . . CALGARY – Five months after giving away a major championship with a late meltdown, Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open at chilly Priddis Greens for her fifth victory in 10 events. Jutanugarn made a 12-birdie putt on the final hole for a 6-under 66 and a four-stroke victory […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn in the Lead at Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

. . CALGARY – Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn fired eight birdies on Friday to vault into the lead after the second round of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. The 20-year-old Thai star showed no signs of the knee injury that forced her to withdraw from the Olympics earlier this month, saying after the round that her […]

August 27th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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