The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0.
SOCHI, Russia – Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the […]
Ronaldo became the fourth player to score in four World Cups, joining Pele, Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler.
SOCHI, Russia – Spain, the 2010 World Cup champion, dominated much of the match but was unable to contain Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo who scored three goals, which included a perfectly placed 88th-minute free kick that gave his team a 3-3 draw Friday. “When I play against a player like Ronaldo, these things can happen,” […]
It was a significant win for the Russians, who boosted their chances of progressing to the round of 16 with the lopsided victory.
MOSCOW – With Russian President Vladimir Putin watching, the national team opened the World Cup with a 5-0 rout of Saudi Arabia in a match between the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament. Despite widespread pessimism across the nation, Russia opened the 2018 World Cup with a huge 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in front […]
Yupaporn, who turned pro last year after an outstanding college career at Kansas University
ZHUHAI, China – Thailand’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn laid claim to her first China title on Saturday when the Thai closed with a 73 for a two shot victory at the CLPGA Zhuhai Heritage in Guangdong province, China. The second-year pro from Samut Prakan province finished on even-par 216 to earn RMB30,000 at the China LPGA […]
Jutanugarn said support from her family and coaches helped her stay positive and come through with her ninth LPGA Tour win.
ALABAMA – In some of the bleakest moments during Ariya Jutanugarn’s back-nine collapse at the U.S. Women’s Open, the 22-year-old from Thailand would take a deep breath, smile to herself and think happy thoughts. The mind tricks weren’t working, but she wasn’t going to stop trying. Finally, after an excruciating few hours of golf, […]
The 22-year-old from Thailand started the third round behind Australia’s Sarah Jane Smith, but quickly gained ground, making two birdies on her first three holes.
ALABAMA – After waking up before daybreak to complete her second round at the U.S. Women’s Open, Thailand’s 22 year-old Ariya Jutanugarn said she would have little trouble sleeping on Saturday night as she heads into the final round with a four-stroke lead. Ariya Jutanugarn took the lead halfway through the third round at […]
Thai LPGA Golfer Paphangkorn 'Patty' Tavatanakit, at two-under-par 70 in the first round at the US Women's Open on Thursday.
ALABAMA – Thai teenager Paphangkorn “Patty” Tavatanakit found herself in elite company with a two-under-par 70 in the first round at the US Women’s Open in Shoal Creek, Alabama on Thursday, the latest in a growing production line of talent to emerge from her homeland. The battle-hardened amateur, who plays collegiately at the University […]
For the first order, Japanese player Akane Yamaguchi defeated Thailand's top single player Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 21-15, though Ratchanok "tried her best already".
BANGKOK – Japan’s women’s team emerged as the champion of the 2018 Uber Cup Badminton championship after thrashing host Thailand 3-0 in the final round on Saturday. It was the sixth win for the team, ending a 37-year title drought after its last victory in 1981. Nozomi Okuhara, who played the deciding third match, […]
One of Asia's pioneers in the women's game, Thailand stormed to the final of the AFC Women's Asian Cup four times..
BANGKOK – Last month, Thailand sealed their place at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France with their best performance at the AFC Women’s Asian Cup in over three decades. It was a remarkable achievement for the south-east Asian nation, who qualified for the global finals for a second successive edition. Among those basking […]
Saranporn’s victory, her second of the year and fifth CLPGA Tour title, was worth US$22,500.
HONG KONG – Thailand’s Saranporn Langkulgasettrin has won the EFG Hong Kong Ladies Open on Sunday when the Thai teenager birdied the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Chinese Taipei’s Chen Szu-han at Fanling. The 18-year-old Phuket native tied the China LPGA Tour record with seven consecutive birdies on the way to […]