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The Latest: Thai court sets April hearing for soccer player

Feb 4, 2019

A soccer player who has refugee status in Australia told a Thai court he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain, which has asked for his return to serve a prison sentence for a crime he denies committing

Yastremska beats Tomljanovic to win Thailand Open

Feb 3, 2019

Gutsy teenager Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine fought back from 2-5 down in the final set to beat sixth-seeded Alja Tomljanovic of Australia 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (3) for her second title at the Thailand Open on Sunday

Tomljanovic in Thailand Open final for 4th try at 1st title

Feb 2, 2019

Sixth-seeded Ajla Tomljanovic beat Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 6-4, 6-1 at the Thailand Open to reach her fourth WTA final on Saturday

Hong Kong court denies male status to 3 transgender men

Feb 2, 2019

Hong Kong's High Court has refused to allow three transgender men to be recognized as males on their official identity cards because they have not undergone full sex-change operations

Yastremska beats Muguruza to reach Thailand Open semifinals

Feb 1, 2019

Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska advanced to the semifinals at the Thailand Open by beating two-time major champion Garbine Muguruza 7-6 (5), 6-1

Request made in Thai court to send soccer player to Bahrain

Feb 1, 2019

Thai prosecutors have submitted a request in court for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia

China's Xi: 2022 Winter Games will be green, inclusive, open

Jan 31, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country is well on track to deliver a "spectacular" 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Malaysia crowns Pahang state's Sultan Abdullah as 16th king

Jan 31, 2019

Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah of central Pahang state has been crowned as Malaysia's 16th king after previous ruler abdicated

Wife of detained refugee soccer player appeals to Thai PM

Jan 31, 2019

A campaign to stop Thailand from extraditing to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia has gotten personal, with a letter from his wife delivered to the Thai prime minister

Muguruza beats Barthel in straight sets at Thailand Open

Jan 30, 2019

Garbine Muguruza rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the second set to beat Mona Barthel 6-3, 7-5 in the second round of the Thailand Open

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