Popular spectator events at the games, from November 14 to 21, will include: beach handball, beach soccer, surfing, jet-ski racing, paragliding, beach sepak takraw, sailing, beach volleyball, water-skiing, 3-on-3 basketball, beach pétanque, Thai boxing and triathlon. – See more at: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-news/Phuket-prepped-host-4th-Asian-Beach-Games/10226#sthash.Hiob4dLb.dpuf
The minister arrived in Phuket at 4:30pm to inspect preparations at Saphan Hin Stadium – the venue for the opening ceremony – and to see rehearsals for the volleyball tournament to be held on Karon Beach. – See more at: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-news/Beach-Games-attract-unprecedented-tourism-numbers-Phuket/38331#ad-image-0
The Game’s organizers will have IT teams at every sporting location to provide free WiFi during tournaments, which will allow people to spread the word about the Games via social media sites, noted Ms Kobkarn.
Ms Kobkarn applauded the island’s police force for their work and expressed her confidence that they would carry out their duties to the best of their abilities during the event (story here).
The 4th Asia Beach Games will get underway on November 14 and continue until November 23 (story here).
With 26 sports – ranging from air sports to beach basketball – and 168 gold medals up for grabs, the Phuket Gazette is proud to represent the island and take the lead in providing up-to-date coverage of the exciting happenings that will soon unfold before us (story here) – See more at: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-news/Beach-Games-attract-unprecedented-tourism-numbers-Phuket/38331#ad-image-0