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    Where you can get cannabis in Chiang Mai

    Thailand made the historic move of legalizing cannabis in 2022, and Chiang Mai is definitely on board with the green revolution. From swanky dispensaries to quaint little cafes, the city is now home to a thriving weed industry. But where...

  • Thailand’s FA bans two footballers for six months over SEA Games brawl

    UPDATE Thailand’s Football Association (FA) banned two Thai footballers from playing in national games for six months over the brawls that erupted during the men’s football final between Indonesia and Thailand at the SEA Games in Phnom Penh on May 16. The FA banned three staff members who stormed the pitch for an entire year, citing their lack of maturity.…

  • Thai woman sets new record at London Marathon

    A woman from Thailand who ran the London Marathon in the UK yesterday set a unique new Guinness World Record for “the fastest marathon dressed in Thai traditional dress.” The marathon runner, Shrinya “Dr Miyu” Kanchanasewi, is a 33 year old dentist based at Chao Phraya Hospital with a passion for running. Dr Miyu posted a photo on Facebook holding…

  • A ping pong show is coming to Bangkok

    If you’ve wandered some of the seedier streets of Bangkok, you’re probably well aware of the ping pong shows on offer. But finally, Bangkok is set to see a proper ping pong show that’s entertaining and suitable for the whole family! The World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender 2023 series tournament is set to take place in Bangkok from April…

  • Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament boosts sports tourism

    With tourism back in full swing, a variety of diverse events and activities are taking place in tourism hotspots, offering variety to tourists and locals alike. Koh Samui recently hosted a successful volleyball tournament that organisers hope will boost sports tourism to Thailand. The 5th annual Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament took place from March 10 to 12, at the…

  • Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament in March

    The 5th annual Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament is set to take place on the island of Koh Samui between March 10 and March 12. The event will be held at the Royal Muang Samui Villas on Choeng Mon Beach in the northeast corner of the island. The tournament was created in 2016 to cater to the increasing global interest…

  • European Super League a ‘wolf in granny’s clothing’

    The sports development company trying to resurrect the European Super League (ESL) has been accused of being a “wolf in granny’s clothing.” European sports development company, A22 Sports Management, is trying very hard to summon a phoenix from the ashes of the ESL after the original 12-club proposal in 2021 crashed and burned after European-wide protests against it. In an…

  • LeBron James breaks scoring record to be crowned king of the court (video)

    LeBron James confirmed his status as a basketball legend after passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record. The 38 year old achieved the feat in just over 1,400 appearances, compared to Abdul-Jabbar’s 1,560 games. James’ record-breaking shot was a step-back fadeaway jumper from the foul line, which he sunk over the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kenrich Williams with just 10.9 seconds remaining…

  • South American giants unite for joint bid to host 2030 FIFA World Cup

    Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay plan to make history as they come together to submit a joint bid to host the highly-anticipated 2030 FIFA World Cup. The 2030 tournament will mark 100 years since the first World Cup was held in Montevideo, Uruguay, making it a momentous occasion for the sport of football. At the Argentine Football Association headquarters in…

  • Is Erling Haaland the new Beethoven, Shakespeare, or Rembrandt?

    The superlatives for Manchester City striker Erling Haaland are endless. He’s been called a “Phenomenon,” “Freak of nature,” Robot” and Beast,” to name just a few. But will he be talked about in the same breath as another legend of the game who was liked to Beethoven, Shakespeare, and Rembrandt?” The prolific 22 year old hitman has been tipped to…

  • Manchester City Takes on the Far East: Tour of Thailand and Japan in Mid-July

    Manchester City, the reigning Premier League champions, are embarking on a journey to Asia as part of their preparations for the upcoming season. The tour, expected to take place in mid-July, will cover both Thailand and Japan, marking their first trip to the Far East since the outbreak of the pandemic. Sportsmail UK reported that the club has already planned…

  • “Buakaw” First time fighting with BKFC THAILAND 3: MOMENT OF TRUTH BY SINGHA

    The first time of the fighting legendary “Buakaw Banchamek” in extreme bare-knuckle boxing fighting, ready to fight the battle of his life in the arena with 24 other best fighters The mega battle is set to start on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at the world-famous Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok! Bangkok, 5 August 2022 – Prepare to meet the world’s greatest…

  • Push for Muay Thai to be included in the 2028 Olympic Games

    Thailand’s national sport – Muay Thai – will hopefully be added to the 2028 Olympic Games, according to Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan who serves as the chairman of the Olympic Committee of Thailand. The sport – also known as Thai boxing and the art of eight limbs since it uses hands, feet, knees, and elbows – won a nod…

  • Melbourne City player mocks Bangkok Glass players’ height during match

    Thai football fans are calling for Melbourne City FC to apologise on behalf of a player who mocked the height of two Thai football players during an AFC Champions League match between A-league club Melbourne City and Bangkok Glass, or BG Pathum United FC, at the BG Stadium in Pathum Thani province yesterday. Melbourne’s 34 year old defender Rostyn Griffiths,…

  • Wimbledon’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players is “crazy”, says Djokovic

    World tennis champion Novak Djokovic has condemned Wimbledon’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players as “crazy.” Earlier this week, the oldest tennis tournament in the world announced that players from Russia and Belarus are banned from playing in this year’s competition from June 27 – July 10 because of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The decision has been described as “complete…

  • Winter Olympics end in controversy, as IOC praises athletes’ ‘solidarity and peace’

    The closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics took place on Sunday night in Beijing, bringing the games to an official close — though the controversy surrounding them is far from over. Norway finished first overall with a total of 37 medals, Germany came in second, raking up 27 medals, followed by the United States with 25 medals in total. Meanwhile,…

  • Australia at the top of women’s world cup, defeats Thailand

    Australia now leads Group B of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after players Emily van Egmond and Sam Kerr scored two goals against Thailand, beating Thailand 2-1. Thailand still made it to the quarter-finals as a third-place team, along with Vietnam. Up next, Thailand will play against Japan in the quarter-finals on Sunday. Thailand started the cup this Monday, losing…

  • Thai women’s football coach confident about World Cup Finals

    Thai women’s football coach Miyo Okamoto is determined that player Chaba Kaew will qualify for her third straight FIFA Women’s World Cup. Miyo plans to send her best players to the cup, and some have previously been in cup finals. Myo said the team studies the Philippines team’s tactics in order to gain skills. She said that if her team…

  • Frankfurt remind Gladbach's Hütter what he left behind

    Frankfurt remind Gladbach’s Hütter what he left behind

    When Adi Hütter left Frankfurt for Gladbach, he was looking to take a leap forward. Instead, after defeat to his former club on Wednesday, he finds himself in a relegation battle and under significant pressure. SOURCE: DW News

  • Serge Gnabry back in business as Bayern Munich batter Stuttgart

    Serge Gnabry back in business as Bayern Munich batter Stuttgart

    A hat-trick and two assists marked an emphatic return to form for Serge Gnabry in Bayern Munich’s 5-0 win over Stuttgart. Robert Lewandowski was also among the goals but there was familiar frustration for Kingsley Coman. SOURCE: DW News

  • Champions League: UEFA forced into Round of 16 redraw, Bayern draw Salzburg

    Champions League: UEFA forced into Round of 16 redraw, Bayern draw Salzburg

    UEFA officials were left red-faced after a “technical problem” in the initial draw for the Champions League last-16 forced them to rule it void. Six-time winners Bayern Munich will now face RB Salzburg. SOURCE: DW News

  • Champions League: Bayern Munich drawn against Atletico Madrid in Round of 16

    Champions League: Bayern Munich drawn against Atletico Madrid in Round of 16

    Bayern Munich have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16. The six-time Champions League winners are the last Bundesliga team standing in Europe’s premier club competition this season. SOURCE: DW News

  • Max Verstappen: 'Mad Max' evolves into Formula One world champion

    Max Verstappen: ‘Mad Max’ evolves into Formula One world champion

    Formula One’s latest world champion Max Verstappen has developed into a top driver, as his stunning win in Abu Dhabi proves. The Dutchman is anything but tame, though. SOURCE: DW News

  • Formula One: Max Verstappen wins world championship in Abu Dhabi

    Formula One: Max Verstappen wins world championship in Abu Dhabi

    In one of the most anticipated Formula One races in recent years, Max Verstappen came out on top to seal the world championship in the most dramatic fashion. SOURCE: DW News

  • Bochum hold Borussia Dortmund to help Bayern Munich

    Bochum hold Borussia Dortmund to help Bayern Munich

    Bochum’s draw with Dortmund wasn’t just a historic derby result for the newly-promoted side; it also gave their friends in Munich a boost in the title race. SOURCE: DW News

  • Bayern Munich aside, Bundesliga teams disappoint in Champions League

    Bayern Munich aside, Bundesliga teams disappoint in Champions League

    Other than Bayern Munich, who continue to look like one of the best sides in Europe, Bundesliga teams in the 2021/22 Champions League season endured rather than enjoyed. SOURCE: DW News

  • Women's Champions League: Wolfsburg win to set up finale against Chelsea

    Women’s Champions League: Wolfsburg win to set up finale against Chelsea

    Wolfsburg just about met expectations against Servette, setting up a must-win game against Chelsea in their Champions League group. In Europe this season, the Bundesliga side has been inconsistent. SOURCE: DW News

  • Saki Kumagai: The key to Bayern Munich's Champions League quest

    Saki Kumagai: The key to Bayern Munich’s Champions League quest

    Japan’s Sami Kumagai has won the Champions League five times with Lyon, but she now hungers to win it with new club Bayern Munich. The German champions’ big summer transfer arrival has added a new dimension. SOURCE: DW News

  • Champions League: RB Leipzig beat Manchester City to secure Europa League spot

    Champions League: RB Leipzig beat Manchester City to secure Europa League spot

    Just days after Jesse Marsch’s departure as head coach, RB Leipzig beat Manchester City to secure a Europa League spot. The win was a reminder of what might have been for the Bundesliga club in Europe this season. SOURCE: DW News

  • Beijing Olympics: What can a diplomatic boycott achieve?

    Beijing Olympics: What can a diplomatic boycott achieve?

    The United States announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, citing human rights abuses. What can this form of protest achieve, and what are its limits? SOURCE: DW News

  • Sexual abuse in German judo: 'I thought I must have deserved it'

    Sexual abuse in German judo: ‘I thought I must have deserved it’

    German judoka Marie Dinkel was sexually abused by her coach when she was 13. Now 25, she speaks to DW about her experience, lack of trust and how she hopes to help others. SOURCE: DW News