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7 countries joining Kun Khmer kickboxing matches at SEA Games

  AFTER Cambodia changed the name of kickboxing from Muay Thai to Kun Khmer at the 32nd SEA Games which angered Thai sport committees the Kun Khmer International Federation (KKIF) announced today (Feb. 21) that seven countries will be joining these matches, Naewna newspaper said. Thailand was watching to see whether a minimum of four […]

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 Thailand and Cambodia spar over whether it’s ‘Muay Thai’ or ‘Kun Khmer’

  WITH Cambodia having changed the name of kickboxing from Muay Thai to Kun Khmer at the 32nd SEA Games it is hosting in May this year, the Thai SEA Games committee warned that any country sending boxers to participate in Kun Khmer matches could be barred from other big competitions, TV Channel 7 said […]

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Chonburi holding international senior sports competition next year 

  CHONBURI is getting ready to host a senior sports competition for the third time next year with foreigners from all countries welcome to participate and some have already enrolled, INN News said today (Dec. 26). Mr. Nuttawut Rueangwes chaired a meeting of the Senior Sports Management Committee on holding the third “Thailand Open Masters […]

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Fan gloom as Argentina World Cup victory parade ends abruptly

By AFP and published by CNA Buenos Aires – Millions of jubilant fans turned out Tuesday (Dec. 20) to welcome home Argentina’s World Cup winners led by Lionel Messi, but most were left disappointed when an open-top bus parade had to be abandoned due to the massive crowds, in favour of a hastily organised helicopter […]

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Argentina wins the 2022 World Cup

  By CNN IT TOOK 90 minutes of regulation, 30 minutes of extra time and a penalty kick shootout to decide it — but Argentina is the 2022 World Cup champion. It was the two superstars who stepped up first for their sides in the shootout. France kicked first and Kylian Mbappé, who had a […]

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 Croatia beats Morocco 2-1 in thrilling third-place match

By Euronews with AP Al Rayyan, Qatar – Croatia have secured a third-place victory at this year’s Fifa World Cup in Qatar, beating Morocco 2-1 on Saturday evening.  The goals all came in the first half when Joško Gvardiol scored for Croatia in the 7th minute with Morocco answering back just two minutes later when […]

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Messi’s hometown in Argentina yearns for World Cup victory

  By AP and published by US News & World Report Rosario, Argentina – Fernanda Quiroga still remembers how Lionel Messi played soccer in what were then dirt roads around their working class neighbourhood in Rosario, Argentina’s third-largest city. “(Messi) was always kicking something, a ball, a bottle cap,” said Quiroga, who at 35 is […]

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Portugal coach Santos leaves job after World Cup exit

  By Reuters, published by Mint and Mint report Lisbon – Fernando Santos has left his job as Portugal coach after his team lost to Morocco in the World Cup quarter-finals, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) said on Thursday (Dec. 15). The Portuguese suffered a shock 1-0 defeat by Morocco in Qatar on Saturday, after […]

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Mbappe, France advance to World Cup final, beat Morocco 2-0

  By AP and published by US News & World Report Al Khor, Qatar – France and Kylian Mbappé are headed back to the World Cup final for a much-anticipated matchup with Lionel Messi after ending Morocco’s historic run at soccer’s biggest tournament. France beat Africa’s first ever semifinalist 2-0 on Wednesday, with Mbappé playing […]

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Messi, Argentina beat Croatia 3-0 to reach World Cup final

  By AP and published by Yahoo!sports Lusail, Qatar – Lionel Messi is back in the World Cup final with Argentina on his mission to win soccer’s biggest prize for the first time. And, at 35, he could hardly be playing any better. Messi converted a penalty and had a hand in the other two […]

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