Soccer

The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugee

Feb 11, 2019

Bahrain says that it "reaffirms its right to pursue all necessary legal actions against" a soccer player who has been granted refugee status in Australia

Spokesman says Thai court has ordered release of a refugee Bahraini soccer player seeking return to Australia

Feb 11, 2019

Spokesman says Thai court has ordered release of a refugee Bahraini soccer player seeking return to Australia

Thai prosecutors say they are no longer seeking to extradite refugee soccer player to Bahrain

Feb 11, 2019

Thai prosecutors say they are no longer seeking to extradite refugee soccer player to Bahrain

Thailand: Soccer player must go through extradition hearings

Feb 6, 2019

Thailand's government insists it cannot free a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia until hearings on Bahrain's request for his extradition are completed

Australia urges Thailand free refugee soccer player

Feb 4, 2019

Australia has urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion to free a refugee soccer player after the Australian resident told a Bangkok court that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain

The Latest: Australia urges Thailand to release footballer

Feb 4, 2019

Australia has urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion by releasing refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

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

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

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

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