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The 12 soccer players and their coach react as they explain their experience in the cave during their news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 18, 2018.

The Thai soccer team have been given the all-clear to go home after their traumatic cave rescue

The Thai soccer team who were rescued from a cave held a press conference on Wednesday evening in their first public appearance. The 12 boys, aged 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach have been recovering in the hospital for the last week after surviving more than 10 days inside the cave.

The rescued Thai soccer team dug a 16-foot-deep hole inside the cave wall, despite not having anything to eat

The soccer team stuck in the Tham Luang cave complex dug a massive hole into the wall of the cave to try to free themselves, despite not having any food to eat, Thai army doctor Pak Loharachun said. All of the boys were freed from the cave on July 10 after a 17-day ordeal.
Elon Musk called a hero British cave diver who criticized him a "pedo guy."

Elon Musk called a British diver from the Thai cave rescue a ‘pedo guy’ — then deleted the tweets hours later with no explanation

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to call Vernon Unsworth, a British caver who helped in the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a cave, a"pedo guy." Unsworth had said Musk didn't contribute to the rescue and didn't need to be there.
Engineer and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk of The Boring Company listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about constructing a high speed transit tunnel at Block 37 during a news conference on June 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

A British caver who helped in the Thai cave rescue said Elon Musk ‘can stick his submarine where it hurts’

A British cave explorer who recently helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave network slammed Elon Musk's child-sized submarine proposal as a "PR stunt." He said there was no way the five-foot long rigid capsule would have made it around obstacles or corners.

This timeline shows exactly how the Thai cave rescue unfolded

Here is a timeline that shows exactly how the Thai soccer team rescue unfolded, which concluded on Tuesday after the final members of the team and their coach were rescued.
Elon Musk offered to help the rescue in a variety of ways.

Elon Musk hit back at those mocking his contribution to the cave rescue: ‘Something’s messed up if this is not a good thing’

Elon Musk sent engineers to Thailand before visiting the cave site himself and building a child-sized submarine to help with the rescue mission for the 13 members of the Wild Boar soccer team who were trapped for more than two weeks.
Relatives of the missing boys show photos of them after the news emerged on Monday that they had been found alive.

Parents of Thai boys rescued from a cave are finally able to visit their sons — but they need to wear hazmat suits

Parents of the 13 members of the Thai soccer team who survived a grueling 17-day ordeal inside a cave are finally being allowed to see their sons. Doctors said the 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach are in a "good condition" but will be staying in bed for now.
Onlookers at the junction in front of Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital watch and cheer as ambulances transport the last rescued schoolboys and their coach from a helipad nearby to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital on July 10, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Doctors say Thai boys rescued from cave can’t leave their beds but are in a ‘good condition’

The children will remain in hospital for at least a week as they recover from a 17-day ordeal of being stuck inside a Thai cave. Doctors are also continuing to take care of the Thai navy SEALs and doctors that stayed with the kids during the rescue mission.

The boys rescued from the cave in Thailand could have been exposed to dangerous infections from bats, fungus, or water

Medical officials are concerned that the boys could have been exposed to a variety of infections, including diseases carried by bats, a fungal infection sometimes called "cave disease," or the bacterial disease leptospirosis that can be transmitted through water.
The trapped Thai boys shortly after rescuers reached them in a flooded cave system.

The Thai boys were in the dark for so long that they had to wear protective sunglasses once they got out of the cave

The boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a cave in Thailand had to wear protective sunglasses as a precaution after they emerged safely from the darkness of the Tham Luang cave complex, where they spent as many as 17 days underground.