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Asia

Foreign Fans Banned from Tokyo Olympic Games

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Overseas fans will be barred from this year’s pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics because of continuing coronavirus concerns. The decision was announced after an online meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Japanese government, the Tokyo government, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and local organizers. “In order to give clarity to […]Read More

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Thailand wins first men’s Taekwondo Olympic medal

RIO DE JANEIRO, 18 August 2016 (NNT) – A Thai athlete has won a silver medal in the men’s Taekwondo competition, bringing Thailand its first Olympic medal for men’s Taekwondo. Thai Taekwondo athlete Tawin Hanprab, won a silver medal in the men’s 58 kilogram Taekwondo weight division. Tawin first defeated South Korea’s Kim Tae-hun with […]Read More

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Ten killed in helicopter crash in Argentina, French Olympians among

Three French sport stars are among the dead following a helicopter crash on Monday in Villa Castelli, Argentina. In total, ten people died after the crash, which involved two helicopters. The dead included passengers and both pilots in the mid-air collision. The victims were taking part in the French reality television show ‘Dropped’ when the […]Read More

Technology

Storm of angry tweets rain down on Thai boxing association

Netizens, both on Twitter and Facebook, reacted angrily to the controversial refereeing decision by the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) that saw the glove of Chinese boxer Zou Shiming raised to win the light flyweight Olympic gold medal over his Thai opponent Kaew Pongprayoon early yesterday morning. “Shame on AIBA. We won’t ask for gold […]Read More

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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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Thai women volleyball players target Olympics

The Thai women’s national volleyball players are in the spotlight, hopping from one TV studio to another, after getting an enthusiastic welcome when they arrived home from Macau on Monday. The Thai team finished an unprecedented sixth in the FIVB World Grand Prix in their ninth appearance. Thailand’s best performance so far was the 8th […]Read More

Pattaya

Thailand hosts world computer-science competition (IOI)

Pattaya’s Royal Cliff Beach Resort Hotel will become the scene of intensive international competition tomorrow for the start of the 23rd International Olympiad in Informatics, IOI 2011. Thailand is hosting the eight-day Olympiad, led by the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST). Read more: The NationRead More