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Bhutanese athletes exit Asian Para Games

Despite an impressive performance by the two Bhutanese Paralympic athletes at the 3rd Asian Para Games, the duo could not qualify into the elimination rounds. Bhutanese para-archer, Pema Rigsel, 30, lost to Malaysia in the seven meters wheelchair recurve archery. Para-shooter, Kinley Dem, did not qualify for the knockouts as …

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BOC President elected as IOC member

HRH Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck with IOC President Thomas Bach (Photo: IOC)

The president of Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee on October 9 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The session elected new members to the IOC following a …

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Bhutan suffers 4-0 loss against Bangladesh

Bhutan recorded one win and two losses so far

Stopping frequent attacks and playing critical interceptions against Bangladesh, it was a busy evening for Dorji Eden and her defenders at Changlingmithang yesterday. Bhutan’s controlled defense effort gave Bangladesh a tough challenge. Despite sharing equal chances to score, host Bhutan went two goals down, conceding an opener in the first …

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Women’s football in South Asia picking up

The SAFF U-18 women’s championship’s semi-finals begin today

Women’s football in South Asia has had to battle cultural influence for a long time. The development of women’s football so has been not very encouraging. However, wind of change of a sort seems to have struck the region lately. The ongoing under-18 SAFF women’s championship in Thimphu that began …

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Two para athletes to represent Bhutan at 3rd Para Asian Games

The athletes are frepresenting the country at the Para Asian Games for the first time

Two Paralympic athletes from Bhutan Paralympic committee, the first to represent the country yesterday left for the third Para Asian Games, which will be held from October 6-13 in Jakarta- Palembang, Indonesia. According to a press release from Bhutan Olympic Committee, two athletes, Pema Rigsel and Kinley Dem will represent …

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Bhutan’s U-18 women’s team record biggest win

Forward Yeshey Bidha (14) celebrates Bhutan’s opener against the Maldives at the on-going SAFF U-18 championship in Thimphu yesterday. Bhutan won 13-0. (Photo - BFF)

National under-18 women’s team thrashed the Maldives 13-0 in Changlingmithang, Thimphu to become the first team from the pool A to qualify for the semi final at the ongoing SAFF under-18 Women’s championship yesterday. The win against the Islanders is the biggest after the under-15 girls held the record of …

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India beats Bhutan 4-0

Bhutan plays the Maldives tomorrow at 4pm

India beat Bhutan 4-0 in the opening match of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) under-18 women’s championship 2018 yesterday. Without much action in the first quarter of the match, the Indian girls adapted quickly to the game and found the opener in the 35th minute after several high flying …

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Championship to enhance women’s football in South Asia

The inaugural edition of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) under-18 championship that begins today will be a platform for the participating teams from South Asia to experience international matches for the first time. Except for Bangladesh’s U-18 team that played international tournaments, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and the Maldives will …

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Bhutan to host SAFF U-18 Women’s championship

Bhutan will take on India at 4PM tomorrow

Under-18 women’s football team from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, the Maldives, and Pakistan are in the capital to participate in the first South Asian Football Federation U-18 Women’s Championship. The host selection for the inaugural edition of the championship was held in Bangladesh in July and Bhutan is the first to …

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Kencho Tobgay decides the big match again

Transport United scored two goals within a minute (Photo: National league FB page)

Transport United’s striker Kencho Tobgay scored a brace in the 66th minute against Thimphu City FC to seal the 2-1 win at the Changlingmithang yesterday in the ongoing BoB national league 2018. The forward scored both goals within a minute to help his club record two wins in a row. …

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