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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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Mad rush to buy surfskates at a Phuket store

WITH surfskating right up there among the top trends with this boosted by various events particularly the Amazing Thailand Phuket Surfskate Series 2021 it has led to a huge demand for these skateboards with the price climbing higher than gold, Amarin TV said today (March 8). Because of the high demand and short supply, this

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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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Marin claims back-to-back badminton titles in Bangkok

REIGNING Olympic badminton champion Carolina Marin on Sunday claimed her second Thailand Open title in a fortnight against the same opponent — women’s singles top seed Tai Tzu-ying. Thailand is hosting three consecutive badminton tournaments in a bio-secure coronavirus bubble, without spectators. Former world champion Marin, 27, went into Sunday’s Toyota Thailand Open final without losing

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