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Thai Olympic silver medalist Pimsiri arrives home, Kaeo qualifies for

BANGKOK, 6 August 2012 (NNT) – Olympic weightlifting silver medalist Pimsiri Sirikaew arrived in Bangkok yesterday, while light-flyweight boxer Kaeo Pongprayoon has qualified for the semi-finals in London. Thai weightlifter Pimsiri who won the olympic silver medal has returned home from London to a warm welcome of her family and fans. She said she dedicated […]Read More

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British man dies in Thailand holiday riddle

DEVASTATED friends paid tribute to a holidaymaker who died on a dream trip to Thailand. Jonny Sutch collapsed and died on the last day of a month-long holiday in the Asian country. Doctors today remained uncertain over the cause of his death with tests so far unable to establish the reason behind it. Read more: […]Read More

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Thai Boxer dies fighting for just 400 baht

SURIN : An inexperienced, middle-aged Thai boxer and father-of-two has died after collapsing in a fight for which he was set to be paid just 400 baht. Forty-eight-year-old farmer Songtham Stipa, agreed to the fight as he struggled to meet the expenses of his daughters’ education and care for his wife’s elderly parents and disabled […]Read More

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Video: Thai senators in kickboxing contest

Two senior member of the Thai Senate trade kicks and punches outside the Parliament to promote Muay Thai. Payap Tongchuen, 59, and Direk Tungfang, 64, donned gloves and trunks and went two rounds against each other. Video courtesy of itnnewsRead More

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Blind Thai Boxer Follows His Dream

This is no ordinary boxing match. Twenty-nine-year-old Sujet Salee is blind and, to keep things fair, his opponent has been blindfolded. Many blind people in Thailand become masseurs or work with handicrafts, but Sujet always wanted to be a boxer like his father, and decided to pursue his dream anyway. [Sujet Salee, Boxer]: “When I […]Read More