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CHIANG RAI, Thailand | After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune at temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand— The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave. The 11 boys and the coach sat and put their hands together to the tune of chanting monks. They … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune at temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious ceremony

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Latest on Thai youth soccer players and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony at a temple to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious ceremony

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The Latest on Thai youth soccer players and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have appeared at a news conference, entering to applause from the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The youth soccer teammates rescued after 18 days trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday and to speak about their ordeal. A news conference with the 12 boys and their coach was being arranged for the evening in the northern city of … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they’re expected to be discharged next week. Video messages of the boys from a Saturday news conference show them still wearing surgical masks, a safeguard … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands to feel the walls for a crawl space that would lead to safer, higher ground. Those handprints were among the first … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days have been heading home, as doctors said the boys they saved have so far not shown any significant ill effects from their ordeal. Members of the Thai navy SEAL team who were among the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave