Sport > World

Meet the heroes of the daring rescue mission that brought 13 Thai soccer players to safety

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Thousands of people from around the world gathered in Thailand over the last several weeks to help rescue the Thai soccer team trapped inside a cave.
The boys were discovered in the cave after surviving for 10-days with little food and no shelter, and required a delicate and methodical plan to get them out of the cave safely.
Local military, police, and the Thai Navy SEALs worked alongside thousands of local and international volunteers, divers, doctors, and experts to aid in the urgent rescue mission.
The boys and their 25-year-old coach were finally extracted after a three-day event...
Read more ...

 

A US Airman describes what it was like to be part of the 'once in a lifetime rescue' of the Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave

A US Airman describes what it was like to be part of the 'once in a lifetime rescue' of the Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

MAE SAI, Thailand - The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour. In places, they were put into harnesses and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent involved in the operation, calling it a "once in a lifetime rescue."
Derek Anderson, a 32-year-old rescue specialist with the U.S. Air Force based in Okinawa, Japan, said the dozen boys, ranging in age from 11 to 16, and their coach, who were trapped for more than two weeks before being rescued this week, were "incredibly resilient."
"What was really...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      Soccer      Food      U.S.  


College golf star found murdered on course

College golf star found murdered on course

A top Iowa State University golfer was found dead on a course after being assaulted - and a man has been charged with her murder, authorities said. Spanish-native Celia Barquin... Read more ...

Former Iowa State champion golfer found murdered on golf course

Former Iowa State champion golfer found murdered on golf course

22-year-old arrested in apparent murder of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Read more ...

Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season - both against Reds

Yelich completes 2nd cycle of season - both against Reds

MILWAUKEE - Christian Yelich has hit for the cycle for the second time this season, setting a major league record by doing it twice against one team. Read more ...

How to watch UFC Fight Night 137: Fight card, start time, online results...

How to watch UFC Fight Night 137: Fight card, start time, online results, where to stream Santos vs. Anders

Gallery Eryk Anders def. Tim Williams at UFC Fight Night 135: Best photos view 9 images The UFC is back in Brazil for this week's UFC Fight Night 137 event. Here's how to... Read more ...

Arsenal CEO Gazidis joins Milan in soccer boardroom transfer

Arsenal CEO Gazidis joins Milan in soccer boardroom transfer

LONDON - Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is leaving to take the same role at AC Milan in a rare boardroom transfer between two leading European clubs. Read more ...

Bucs WR DeSean Jackson: Ryan Fitzpatrick 'on fire. you can't take the hot...

Bucs WR DeSean Jackson: Ryan Fitzpatrick 'on fire. you can't take the hot man out'

Jackson has been a major beneficiary of Fitzpatrick's play with nine receptions for 275 yards and three touchdowns. Read more ...

Star Iowa State female golfer slain; man charged with murder

Star Iowa State female golfer slain; man charged with murder

Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was the 2018 Big 12 individual champion and Iowa State Female Athlete of the Year. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Patriots 'close on a deal' for Josh Gordon

NFL trade rumors: Patriots 'close on a deal' for Josh Gordon

The Browns wide receiver is set to be cut on Monday after he did not report to the team facility on time Saturday. Read more ...

Yelich's 2nd cycle in 3 weeks vs Reds leads Brewers, 8-0

Yelich's 2nd cycle in 3 weeks vs Reds leads Brewers, 8-0

MILWAUKEE - Christian Yelich cycled his way into the record book. Read more ...

Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto, Japanese MMA legend and UFC veteran, dead at 41

Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto, Japanese MMA legend and UFC veteran, dead at 41

Gallery Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto's final fight at UFC 184: Best photos view 15 images The MMA world late Monday lost one of its legends with the death of Norifumi Yamamoto... Read more ...