sports

  • Health

    Evening workouts: A key to better blood sugar levels

    If you’re trying to manage your blood sugar levels, the timing of your exercise might be more important than you think. A recent study has shown that exercising in the evening can significantly lower blood sugar levels in overweight and obese adults. This finding is a breakthrough in understanding how the timing of physical activity can influence health. The study…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok governor probes overpriced gym equipment purchases

    Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt acknowledged discovering unusual procurement patterns in gym equipment purchases for two sports centres managed by City Hall, with one treadmill costing as much as a car. Chadchart addressed public concerns yesterday regarding the procurement for the sports centres at Waree Phirom Park in Khlong Sam Wa district and Wachirabenchathat Park (Suan Rod Fai) in Chatuchak district.…

  • Thailand News

    NHL player Jonas Siegenthaler hosts hockey camp in Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai hosted its first-ever NHL player camp, where Jonas Siegenthaler, a player of Thai heritage, conducted a three-day training session with Under-11 and Under-15 players, marking a groundbreaking moment for Thai hockey. Playing for Switzerland, Siegenthaler was fresh off his silver medal win at the World Championships in the Czech Republic, narrowly losing the title to the Czechia team.…

  • Thailand News

    BBQ place offers free meals if Manchester United wins FA Cup

    A barbecue restaurant in Khon Kaen is offering free meals to customers on Sunday if Manchester United wins the FA Cup on Saturday night. The upcoming 143rd FA Cup Final will see Manchester United face Premier League champions, Manchester City. Anankit or Bank, the 38 year old manager of Man Nua Buffet Barbecue on Chaloem Phrakiat Road, Khon Kaen Municipality,…

  • Sports News

    Double home victory for Thai badminton players in the Toyota Open

    The National Stadium in Bangkok witnessed an electrifying display of badminton prowess as Thai players clinched two titles in the prestigious Toyota Thailand Open yesterday. Supanida Katethong, ranked 16th globally, stunned spectators by defeating China’s 7th-ranked Han Yue in a thrilling final to secure the women’s singles title. In a remarkable display of skill and determination, Supanida emerged victorious over…

  • Thailand News

    Referee attack at Thai boxing match sparks sport integrity debate

    Chaos erupted at a traditional Thai boxing match when a controversial draw decision by the referee led to an assault on the official and the opposing sides. The incident, captured in a widely criticised video, has sparked a debate about violence and fairness in sports. Yesterday, a boxing match took the term fighting spirit too literally when the referee’s decision…

  • Thailand News

    Playing foul: Thai MPs score controversy with illegal match stream in Parliament

    Pheu Thai Party MPs sparked controversy on Thai social media for watching yesterday’s Thailand versus South Korea football match on an illegal website, complete with gambling advertisements, during a parliament meeting. Football fans in Thailand rejoiced as the national team, commonly known as Chang Suek among Thais, managed to secure a 1-1 draw in their latest World Cup qualifying match…

  • Retire in Thailand

    Retirees can boost health and culture with traditional Thai sports

    Looking at Thai sports and activities is a great way for retired people to stay fit, connect with an interesting culture, and learn new things. Thailand has loads of choices that match different levels of fitness, so there’s something for all. Doing easy Tai Chi moves or playing Takraw can make you fit, sharp, and sociable. It also lets you…

  • Thailand News

    Muay Thai aims for Olympic recognition as part of Thailand’s soft power strategy

    National Soft Power Strategy Committee Deputy Chairperson Paetongtarn Shinawatra is championing the cause for the integral Thai martial art, Muay Thai, to be recognised as an Olympic sport. Paetongtarn sees the inclusion of Muay Thai in the Olympics as part of a broader strategy to elevate the martial art as a key tool of Thailand’s soft power. “We will get…

  • Lifestyle

    How Laceez will revolutionize your sports life

    Sports activities are played all around the world and one thing for sure is that you are expected to push yourself throughout it. If a sport demands so much out of us, why don’t we expect more out of what we wear? Laceez no-tie shoelaces aims to change your experience by providing a new level of comfort and convenience while…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Prime Minister confident Liverpool will crush Manchester United 5-0

    Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin yesterday predicted he is confident his team Liverpool will beat Manchester United 5-0 at Anfield on Sunday. PM Srettha, a big Liverpool supporter, took part in a talk-in called Thais Ask, PM Answers, at the InterContinental Bangkok Hotel yesterday, December 12. During the discussion, reporters asked the PM to give his opinion on the upcoming…

  • Lifestyle

    Sepak Takraw: The spectacular sport of Southeast Asia

    Sepak Takraw, a traditional and dynamic sport, is a unique blend of football, volleyball, and gymnastics. It is a game that demands grace, agility, and acrobatic skill, and it has captivated audiences in Southeast Asia for centuries. This traditional Southeast Asian game has captured the hearts of many and it’s a spectacle of athleticism and cultural richness that deserves a…

  • Lifestyle

    Stay fit and active in Bangkok’s outdoor fitness scene

    Outdoor fitness in Bangkok is a viable option as there are spots of unenclosed areas featuring a variety of exercise apparatuses. They motivate people to lead more active lives and are free to use. Particularly in crowded places like Bangkok, these gyms provide a welcome change of pace from confined indoor gyms. Staying active outdoors The health benefits of regular exercise…

  • Lifestyle

    Set your running pace in Bangkok

    Ever wondered about running in Bangkok? Is it even feasible? The Bangkok metropolis pulsates with relentless energy, manic traffic and a sky-piercing skyline, making it more than just a typical cityscape. Notwithstanding its busy demeanour, running in Bangkok is an achievable task, not just for residents but for adventure-seeking tourists too. Exploring the possibilities of running in Bangkok In a…

  • Lifestyle

    Exploring Thailand’s thrilling marathon races

    Boasting a variety of scenic courses, favourable weather, and a vibrant running community, Thailand’s marathons offer an unforgettable experience for athletes and running enthusiasts from around the world. Iconic marathons Held every November, the Bangkok Marathon is one of Thailand’s most well-known marathons. This is one of the biggest marathons in Asia, drawing thousands of runners from more than 50…

  • Guides

    The best football teams to watch live in Thailand

    The only thing that compares to the players’ intense passion and intensity on the pitch when it comes to Thai football is the enthusiastic spectator support. Football is one of the most loved sports in Thailand, from the exhilarating matches of the national team to the exciting clashes between local rival clubs. Football clubs including Bangkok United, Port FC, Chiang Mai…

  • Lifestyle

    Be agile like a ninja today at these parkour spots in Bangkok

    Famed for its awe-inspiring temples, bustling open-air markets and lively night-time scene, Bangkok draws curious tourists from every corner of the globe. As you Peel back the layers of its conventional attractions and usual energising chaos, you’ll discover a less-trodden path that leads to a thriving culture of extreme sports, with parkour taking centre stage. Parkour is a discipline coming…

  • Things To Do

    Where to go to enjoy exhilarating sports in and around Bangkok

    Bangkok is more than just delicious food and lively nightlife. It’s also home to many sports activities. Whether you simply want to create fond memories with families and friends or you want to pump your adrenaline to the highest point, there are numerous places offering thrilling sports in Bangkok. Below, we’ve compiled the best places to go if you want…

  • Lifestyle

    The rise of the parkour scene in Thailand

    Parkour is not a widespread sport that is being done in Thailand however, it came from humble beginnings where its concept was relatively unknown and unpracticed in the Kingdom at one point. In more recent times though, Parkour has been gaining its popularity over time to where it is a staple of smaller communities who leap across the urban jungles…

  • Guides

    Best places to play sports in Bangkok as an expat

    Bangkok is a culturally diverse city with a thriving expat community that has contributed significantly to the growth of businesses in Bangkok. Bangkok has benefited from the global influence of expats in several areas, such as its sports clubs, film selection, and food culture. Some of the best sports clubs with a wide range of activities in Bangkok that serve…

  • Business News

    Anta marches into Bangkok, kicks off its first sportswear sensation

    China’s premier sportswear label Anta inaugurated a shop in Bangkok, marking its ambitious expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. Gavin Lum, Anta’s regional brand marketing director for Southeast Asia, revealed the new store during a recent Thailand visit. The Anta Sportswear store, occupying a 230 square metre area on CentralWorld’s third floor, kicked off operations on October 31. It caters to sports aficionados,…

  • Sports News

    Sheffield Wednesday FC’s Thai owner urges fans to help pay debt

    The Thai owner of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club (SWFC) yesterday admitted that the South Yorkshire outfit is in financial crisis and urged SWFC’s fans to contribute 90 million baht (£2 million) to rescue the club from debt. Just last week, the Owls found themselves in a precarious situation, as the English Football League (EFL) imposed a registration boycott on the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai-Ghanaian football player condemns racist Thai referee

    A half-Thai, half-Ghanaian Prachin Buri City football player condemned a racist Thai referee who allegedly called him a “ni**a!” The drama erupted after the match between Prachin Buri City FC and Pluakdaeng United FC on October 29. Prachin Buri City FC player Abdulkordiri Hamit, also known as Abdul, posted on his Pog Dul Facebook account what happened. “I can understand…

  • Sports News

    Unseeded Thai triumphs, but sportsmanship takes a dive in Asian Games tennis showdown

    A recent Asian Games tennis match delivered an enthralling contest between an unheralded Thai player and a highly-ranked South Korean opponent but ultimately concluded with a display of poor sportsmanship. Thai tennis player, Boom Kasidit, emerged as the surprising victor, causing an upset given that Kwon Soon-woo is 112th in the world and was favourite for overall victory. The 25…

  • Thailand News

    Thai women’s volleyball team clinch third Asian championship title in thrilling match

    The Thai women’s volleyball team won their third Asian championship title by defeating China 3-2. Police General Prawit Wongsuwan, leader of the Palang Pracharath Party and President of the Thai Olympic Committee, praised the team’s skills and determination. The tournament, officially known as the PPTV 22nd Asian Senior Est Cola Women’s Volleyball Championship, was held from August 30 to September…

  • Thailand News

    Match misfire: Thai Port president’s friendly tease leaves fans in limbo

    The president of Thai Port Football Club confused fans today when she announced that a friendly match between Leicester City and Thai Port was set to take place on Wednesday, July 26, only to state a few hours later that the match is on hold. Fans of Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City were left disappointed yesterday after the cancellation of…

  • Thailand News

    Spurs and Foxes foiled: Thai sports authority ‘kick-off’ apology for cancelled clash in Bangkok

    The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) today apologised for the cancellation of a pre-season friendly between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok. The game was abandoned after a heavy downpour in the capital caused flooding in the stadium, leading to the unfortunate cancellation of the match. Originally slated to kick off at 5pm, the match was…

  • Things To Do

    Adrenaline rush at Bangkok’s best go-kart racing venues

    Bangkok is filled with historical sites that attractively meld traditional and modern styles. However, Adrenaline Junkies need the thrill and seek out opportunities to feel the rush, and Bangkok has exactly that. Racing fans can feel the adrenaline rush as Bangkok has its go-kart racing scene as well, with accessible and amazing venues to drive in. Along with that, the…

  • Things To Do

    Exploring Bangkok’s best sport bars

    Sports bars in Bangkok offer an exhilarating experience for sports enthusiasts and casual visitors alike, combining the best of live sports, mouth-watering food, and vibrant nightlife. As the sun sets on this bustling city, the lively atmosphere comes alive within these fantastic hubs, where fans from around the world gather to cheer on their favorite teams and celebrate the thrill…

  • World News

    Touchdown in Asia: football’s growth in an unexpected place

    The hint is in the name – American Football. It is a sport deeply rooted in American culture and for decades its popularity has been predominantly confined to the United States, parts of Canada and to a lesser extent, parts of Mexico. Over the course of the past two decades, however, the people in charge of the NFL have been…