Published: July 30, 2021
Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho visited on Thursday Beirut Fire Brigade Center to lay a wreath and pray for the martyrs of the blasts that rocked Beiruts port on Aug. 4, 2020, the National News Agency reported.
Published: May 08, 2021
The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) on Saturday suspended training of the national football team after three players and five staffers tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The eight were found to be infected during training at a football camp. One of the players was a female.
Published: February 12, 2019
Bahrain’s shock decision to drop its extradition request against Australia-based former Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi seemed to have come after behind-the-scenes negotiations, including a visit by the Thai foreign minister to Bahrain.
Published: February 11, 2019
BAHRAINI fugitive footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was facing an extradition trial in Bangkok since his detention in November last year, yesterday walked free after his country decided to withdraw its extradition request.
Published: February 07, 2019
Is the junta in Bangkok aware of the extremely bad publicity it has generated for Thailand internationally with its apparently masochistic detainment – notably with medieval shackling, seen around the world thanks to global TV coverage – of an Australian refugee, a soccer player of Middle East origin, who did nothing wrong but come on holiday to Thailand?
Published: February 04, 2019
A DETAINED footballer fighting an extradition request pleaded for his freedom yesterday, saying “please don’t send me to Bahrain” as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.