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Sports event promotion is the ‘buzz’ in Phuket at the moment.

With many International events on the 2016 calendar including the recent (July) Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek and the Laguna International Marathon in June.

It is hoped that the Ladies FIVB Beach Volleyball competition (head picture) will return to Phuket in the future. A lack of quality location, the right sand, and the need for sponsorship are all hurdles to overcome.

Local newspaper Phuket Gazette recently met with the new director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports Phuket Office (MOTS) Ms. Sirawee Waloh

Opinion: Promoting sporting events in Phuket – Phuket Gazette Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:05:45 GMT

Ms Sirawee Waloh Phuket Sport news Phuket Gazette Opinion: Promoting sporting events in Phuket: Sirawee Waloh, originally a native of Pattani, was appointed as the new director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports Phuket Office (MOTS) on July 25, 2016. She had prev … Read more …

There’s plenty going on in Phuket. Two Triathlons at the end of November, and a superyacht rendezvous or two.

Turning to boxing and in particular Thai Boxing there are many international visitors coming to Phuket to learn about Thai boxing. They stay and train for weeks with some going on to major events. One such person is Joe Le Maire from Ipswich in the United Kingdom.

A Fighter’s Life – Joe Le Maire’s diary from Thailand – Ipswich Star

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Phuket Sports News covers all the local sports and sailing along with other water-based sports is a passion for us at Phuket Island radio. We firmly believe that Phuket is a perfect water sports destination.

Recently a group of young sailors from the Phuket Youth Sailing Club (PYSC) traveled to Ballyholme in Northern Ireland to compete in the 2016 Topper World Championships. They won gold and bronze medals and our congratulations go out to them.

On Deck: Local sailors making their mark – Phuket Gazette Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:02:11 GMT

Phuket Gazette On Deck: Local sailors making their mark: In sailing circles, attention is more often than not focused on the big international sailing events full of professionals: America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, World Match R …Read more …

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