• The Associated Press Jun 23, 2019

    Thai Soccer Team Marks Cave Ordeal Anniversary With Run

    A year after they became trapped in a flooded cave at the start of a two-week ordeal, some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach marked the anniversary of the drama on Sunday that propelled them into celebrities. Around 4,000 people took part in the marathon and biking event Sunday morning, organized by local authorities to raise...

  • coach Jul 20, 2018

    After Thai Cave Rescue, Government Wants Control Over Movies About Story

    Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers. Culture Minister Vira Rojpochanarat said he will propose at next week’s Cabinet meeting that a special committee be established to oversee the production of films, documentaries...

  • food Jul 19, 2018

    Rescued Thai Soccer Team Prays for Fortune at Temple

    The Thai soccer boys and their coach began their first day back home with their families since they were rescued from a flooded cave with a trip to a Buddhist temple on Thursday to pray for protection from misfortunes. The 11 boys and the coach kneeled and pressed their hands in prayer to the tune of chanting monks. They were...

  • coach Jul 19, 2018

    Soccer Team Describes Thai Cave Ordeal, Rescue After Leaving Hospital

    Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet. “We weren’t sure if it was for real,” 14-year-old Adul Samon said. “So we stopped and listened. And it turned out to be...

  • Facebook Jul 14, 2018

    Thai Soccer Players Crave Food, Wait to Go Home Next Week

    The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week. In video messages of the boys shown at a news conference on Saturday, they are seen wearing surgical masks, a safeguard against infection that’s...

  • Suzanne Ciechalski Jul 13, 2018

    Thai Cave Rescue: Boys Meant to Stay 1 Hour, But Floods Trapped Them

    The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands to feel the walls for a crawl space that would lead to safer, higher ground. Those handprints were among the first signs of where the boys were, what they had...

  • coach Jul 11, 2018

    Boys Rescued From Flooded Thai Cave Recovering at Hospital

    The government of Thailand released new footage showing the boys recovering at a hospital after they were trapped in a flooded cave for 18 days.

  • coach Jul 11, 2018

    Thai Cave Rescue: With V-For-Victory Signs, Rescued Thai Boys Celebrate Freedom

    As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal. An American involved in the operation described the perilous zero-visibility dives that brought...

  • Twitter Jul 7, 2018

    Elon Musk Says He's Sending Engineers to Help Trapped Thai Boys

    Elon Musk has another project on his hands. The Tesla CEO said he’s sending engineers from two of his companies to Thailand to see if they can help bring out the members of a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave.

  • China Jul 7, 2018

    Heartbreaking Scenes Described in Thai Boat Sinking; 41 Dead

    Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as the search continued Saturday for 15 mostly Chinese tourists missing in a disaster that has left dozens dead. The death toll from Thursday’s...

  • Governor Jul 6, 2018

    Diver Dies in Thai Cave as Crews Fight Water, Oxygen Levels

    Authorities in Thailand said Friday they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys who have been trapped in a cave for almost two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the short time since searchers reached the area where they are sheltering....
    However, the official in immediate charge of the operation, Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn, indicated...

  • Governor Jul 5, 2018

    For Boys Trapped in Thai Cave, Team Identity, Meditation May Ease Stress

    More than 288 hours have passed since Ekapol Chanthawong and 12 boys he coaches on the Wild Boars soccer team got trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave by monsoon floodwaters on June 23 after they went exploring. The group was discovered July 2 after 10 days totally cut off from the outside world, and while they are for the...

  • Governor Jul 5, 2018

    Rescuers Race to Drain Water Inside Thai Cave Before Rains

    With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday. A firefighter who has been working on draining the water said parts of a passage leading to the chamber where the group was found Monday was still flooded...

  • United States Jun 28, 2018

    Teen Soccer Players Trapped in Thai Cave; US Joins Search

    Twelve teenage soccer players and their coach remained trapped inside a Thai cave Thursday after entering the structure on Saturday, and a U.S. military team has joined the rescue search, NBC News reported. Along with the U.S., British cave experts have also stepped in to help the Thai navy seals look for the Thai soccer team in the Tham Luang...

  • Alexandra Villarreal Mar 10, 2017

    Sea Turtle Flaps Flippers in First Rehab Swim After Surgery

    Bank the green sea turtle flapped her flippers with vigor in her first swim after a life-saving operation to remove a heavy mass of swallowed coins from her stomach. Veterinarians in Bangkok put the turtle in water Friday for the first time since her surgery four days ago to see how well she could move. The turtle was gently lowered...

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