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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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Thief steals school football team’s boots

DISHEARTENED today (Jan. 25) was a school football team after a thief stole all their boots just as they were about to start a match, Sanook.com said. Mr. Torslur Ngorknavung, the football coach of Khon Sawan School, Chaiyaphum province, posted pictures of the students dressed in their team outfit but dejected after their boots were […]

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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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Call to fire Sports Authority Governor over Thai flag ban

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha was today (Dec. 25) suggested by an opposition MP to dismiss Sports Authority of Thailand Governor Kongsak Yodmanee for having failed to comply with the rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency which is currently banning the Thai flag during international tournaments. Pheu Thai MP Jirayu Huangsap called […]

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Thailand trying to get one-year ban on flying flag shortened

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAILAND IS LOOKING to have a one-year ban on the flying of its national flag at world tournament finals shortened as a relevant executive decree is going to be enforced in near future. The executive decree will be issued within next month to keep Thailand in compliance with the World […]

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Prawit blamed for Thai flag ban at world badminton final

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Prawit Wongsuwan was today (Dec. 20) held responsible for Thailand having been banned from flying its flag during a world badminton tournament which Thai athletes have won. Move Forward MP Suttawan Suban na Ayutthaya in her Facebook post blamed Prawit, who concurrently chairs the National Olympic Committee […]

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NBT2HD TV channel will show every Euro 2020 match live

  THE state-run NBT2HD TV channel will show every Euro 2020 game live, as the tournament is being broadcast locally under the “Returning happiness to Thais for them to watch Euro 2020”theme, NNT said. Prime Minister’s Office Minister Anucha Nakasai said on Friday that the US$10 million (310 million baht) broadcast rights for the European […]

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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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Vietnam to postpone SEA Games until next year: Report

By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Hanoi – Vietnam plans to postpone this year’s Southeast Asian Games, state media said on today (June 9), as the country grapples with a new virus outbreak. The regional Olympics are due to be held in Hanoi and 11 other locations – some of them at the epicentre of […]

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