15 September 2009 – President of FIFA Joseph S. Blatter arrived Phuket International Airport last night (September 14) at 09.30 pm.
Monday, September 7, 2009 – Phueket Basketball Club has collaborated with Phuket Thai Hua school launching competition “Phuket Basketball Thai Hua Invitational” at The Thai Hua school’s basketball field.
4 September 2009 – Mayor of Phuket City, Miss Somjai Suwansupana chaired the charitable 2nd Piboon Cup 2009 at Gymnasium 1, Saphanhin, Phuket.
Phuket is going to be a host for special football tournament “Phuket Kata Group Cup” bringing together 4 teams from well-known clubs including Muangthong United,
Volleyball Association Thailand assigned Sports Authority of Thailand Phuket Office, to lead Phuket women volleyball team to take part in the 6th VTV Cup Women’s Volleyball Tournament – Mobifone Cup
Sports Authority of Thailand Phuket Office joined force with private section to organise Andaman Futsal Championship 2009 on September 17-20, 2009.
‘Vikings’ a cheerleading team from Phuketwittayalai School just won the Southern Cheerleading Contest in Secondary School Category (under-18) and become a representative of the region
27 August 2009 – Teacher Saroj Raksakaew, Event Coordinator of Piboon Cup Futsal unveiled that Piboonsawat School is now ready to hold The 2nd Piboon Cup Futsal at Sapanhin, Phuket.
Chelsea got six scored out of two English Premier League matches after the Blues fell behind to a goal to win 3-1 Sunderland.
The 37-year-old South Korean Yang Yong-Eun became the first Asian-born player to win a major championship, USPGA, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.
Yang was two shots adrift of Woods but finally win by three on the final green.
This is his second victory after he won the Honda Classic early this year.
He was seeking his 15th career major and his first major of the year but saw his lead halved to just two strokes after 54 holes and took a 75 for second place while Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy hold onto third place.
Source: CNN, BBC
The president of the International Olympic Committee announced on Thursday that women’s boxing will be included in the coming 2012 Olympic.
During 2-day IOC Executive Board Meeting in Berlin, the decision came out, but golf and rugby are postponed for inclusion in the 2016 Olympic Games.
IOC President, Jacques Rogge told reporters that it’s a great decision to include women’s boxing. The sport of women’s boxing has progressed a lot, a tremendous amount, in the last five years and it was about time to include them in Olympic Games.
Women will compete in the flyweight 48-51kg class, lightweight 56-60kg and middleweight 69-75kg, the agency said.
After the committee cut baseball and softball out of the Games in 2012, the IOC starts to add more new sports from baseball, softball, squash, karate, roller sports, golf, and rugby. But lastly golf and rugby were listed.
Sauce: CNN, BBC