Sports

Thai party fields transgender candidate for prime minister

Feb 15, 2019

A former CEO and sports promoter wants to be Thailand's first transgender prime minister to bring hope to the marginalized and to open up political space for future LGBT generations

Worawi not looking at soccer return after ban revoked by CAS

Feb 12, 2019

Former FIFA executive Worawi Makudi is focusing on Thailand's general election next month rather than a return to football after he overturned a ban from football for unproven forgery

Bahrain refugee soccer player freed by Thailand, heads home

Feb 11, 2019

A refugee soccer player has left Thailand on a flight to Australia after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that has drawn worldwide attention

The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugee

Feb 11, 2019

Bahrain says that it "reaffirms its right to pursue all necessary legal actions against" a soccer player who has been granted refugee status in Australia

Spokesman says Thai court has ordered release of a refugee Bahraini soccer player seeking return to Australia

Feb 11, 2019

Spokesman says Thai court has ordered release of a refugee Bahraini soccer player seeking return to Australia

Thai prosecutors say they are no longer seeking to extradite refugee soccer player to Bahrain

Feb 11, 2019

Thai prosecutors say they are no longer seeking to extradite refugee soccer player to Bahrain

Thai princess finds tumult in politics, like life

Feb 8, 2019

The Thai princess who tried to buck tradition to jump into the political arena has always been a bit of a rebel. She has had a fair share of tumult in her life, and her bid to become prime minister is the latest

Thailand: Soccer player must go through extradition hearings

Feb 6, 2019

Thailand's government insists it cannot free a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia until hearings on Bahrain's request for his extradition are completed

Australia urges Thailand free refugee soccer player

Feb 4, 2019

Australia has urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion to free a refugee soccer player after the Australian resident told a Bangkok court that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain

The Latest: Australia urges Thailand to release footballer

Feb 4, 2019

Australia has urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion by releasing refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

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