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Global anti-doping agency lifts Thai flag ban at tournaments

  THAI ATHLETES rejoiced at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removing the country from a list of countries not complying with its rules which had led to a ban on flying the Thai flag at international tournaments, TV Channel 7 said this evening (Feb. 3). Sports Authority of Thailand Governor Kongsak Yodmanee said the one-year

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China hires western TikTokers to polish its image during 2022 Winter Olympics

  By The Guardian and published by MSN New AN ARMY of western social media influencers, each with hundreds of thousands of followers on TikTok, Instagram or Twitch, is set to spread positive stories about China throughout next month’s Winter Olympics. Concerned about the international backlash against the Beijing Games amid a wave of diplomatic

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PM orders relevant agencies to prevent Euro 2020 gambling

THE Government’s Deputy Spokesperson, Traisulee Traisaranakul revealed today (June 3) that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha is concerned about people gambling during the football event “Euro 2020” and stressed the Police Department, the Ministry of a Digital Economy and Society and related authorities, must tackle violators such as online gambling websites and prosecute the agents, NNT

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Euro 2020 broadcasts live on NBT2HD channel tonight

GOVERNMENT ensures football fans are able to watch UEFA’s 2020 European Football Championship matches live on NBT2HD, NNT said this evening (June 11). Prime Minister’s Office Minister Anucha Nakasai, today confirmed government support of live broadcasts of UEFA European Football Championship matches between June 11 and July 11, 2021. Minister Anucha said the government will

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Canadian boxer’s action turns into a big issue

STEPS are being taken to resolve the issue of Canadian boxer Dave Leduc, a Lethwei fighter who is the current WLC Cruiserweight World Champion, continuously challenging and provoking Thai middleweight kickboxer Sombat Banchamek, more commonly known as Buakaw Banchamek, to a match, Sanook.com said today (May 9). The 29-year-old Canadian boxer tried to provoke Sombat

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‘Blood on your hands’: Slater slams Australian PM over India travel ban

  By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsai Melbourne – Former test opener and cricket commentator Michael Slater has pilloried the Australian government over its decision to ban citizens in Covid-ravaged India from returning home, saying Prime Minister Scott Morrison has “blood” on his hands. Australian residents and citizens are banned from entering the country within

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Bangkok to host ‘Longboard Dance Thailand 2021’

AS skateboard riding is a very popular sport at present, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) joined hands with le coq sportif Thailand, to hold “Longboard Dance Thailand 2021,” NNT said today (March 24, 2021). BMA spokesperson, Pol. Capt. Pongsakorn Kwanmuang together with President of Thailand Longboard Freestyle Dancing Association Mr. Attarapon Ketdee and ICC International

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Tiger Woods had a rod inserted in his leg during an emergency surgery after a high-speed crash

By Madeline Holcombe, Stella Chan and Cheri Mossburg, CNN Los Angeles – Golf legend Tiger Woods’ lengthy emergency surgery following his one-vehicle rollover crash required the insertion of a rod, screws and pins to stabilize his leg, according to a statement on his Twitter account. Woods was “awake, responsive, and recovering,” after the surgery at

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Sports fans rejoice as football and golf to resume

Sports tournaments and beauty contests will resume in Thailand this year after a ruling by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. However, disease control measures will be applied, including 14-day quarantine. CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said authorities have proved efficient at Covid-19 control at three international badminton tournaments this month. The CCSA decided on Friday

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