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Thailand’s Renuka Suksukont Captures her First CLPGA Win in Philippines

– MANILA – Thailand’s 22 year-old Renuka Suksukont captured her first international title on Saturday when the Thai completed a wire-to-wire victory at the ICTSI Philippine Ladies Masters in Laguna province. The 22-year-old closed with a round of even-par 72 to finish on five-under 211 for a two stroke win. The victory at US$80,000 event, […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thailand’s 22 Year-Old Renuka Suksukont Takes Lead at ICTSI Philippine Ladies Masters

– LAGUNA – Thailand’s Renuka Suksukont shot a 3-under-par 69 to seize a one-shot lead over Taiwanese Hanna Chen in the first round of the ICTSI Philippine Ladies Masters yesterday at The Country Club here. Suksukont had a roller-coaster round of one eagle, six birdies, two bogeys and a triple bogey to lead a cast […]

December 8th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chiang Rai’s Atthapol Intajak Wins Singha Mountain Bike Thailand Open

– CHIANG RAI – Hometown mountain bike rider Atthapol Intajak and national junior cyclist Nathalie Panyawan won the men’s and women’s titles at the Singha Mountain Bike Thailand Open on Saturday. 29 year-old Atthapol crossed the finish line first in the men’s 40km  category with a time of 1:14.38.55 for his first victory crown after […]

December 4th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chiang Mai at the Leading Edge of Kickboxing for Women

  – CHIANG MAI – In northern Thailand, by the side of a back country road winding through rice paddies, there is the curious sight of a boxing ring and row of punching bags. A poster hanging above the ring features the fighters who train there — and almost all of them are girls. Even if […]

December 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

A Rugby Team in Chiang Rai-Who Would Have Guessed, Meet Chiang Rai Northern Bears

  – CHIANG RAI – A Rugby team in Chiang Rai-who would have guessed? Lonny Levi took up the challenge-and had 11 months to do it in! To give you an idea of his challenges,  Lonny had bout 90% of the team who had never played rugby before and most were students from a local […]

November 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

12 Arrested in Thailand’s Soccer Match-Fixing Investigation

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Football Association president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match-fixing. Somyot held a news conference Tuesday with national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda to announce an investigation was underway into the results of a match in […]

November 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Amids Tensions North Korea and Malaysia Meet in Thailand for Asian Cup Qualifier

– BANGKOK – Amid political tension between, North Korea and Malaysia both countries are about to face each other in a pair of Asian Cup qualifiers in neutral Thailand. North Korea will be the designated host for the first match on Friday, while Malaysia will act as the home team for the second match on […]

November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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