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Thimphu City leads Pepsi Thimphu league

Phuensum FC (orange and white) settles for the third draw against High Quality United (Photo: Pranit Katwal)

Chuma Dorji of High Quality United is the highest goal scorer  With a total of 12 points after playing five games at the ongoing Pepsi Thimphu league, defending champions, Thimphu City is leading the league currently. Thimphu City reclaimed its top spot after it returned to winning ways when the …

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Transport United defeats Thimphu City 3-1

Thimphu FC (black) defeated Druk United 1: 0 yesterday

Transport United, BOB national league champions, yet again disappointed the defending champions of the ongoing Pepsi Thimphu league, Thimphu City with a 3-1 win on May 9. The loss ended Thimphu City’s winning streak to three games. Thimphu City and Transport United played for the second time since the two …

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Bhutan Karate Association appointed its first female president, Dawa Lham to encourage women participation in the decision making level especially, in sports yesterday. The president is also the General Manager of Samden Vehicles, one of the private companies in the country.

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69 students compete in Bhutan Elisa cup

The championship was held as a talent hunt programme

Marking the inauguration of a multi-sports hall in Babena, Thimphu, the finals of Bhutan Elisa Cup, a table tennis championship was held at the complex yesterday. Bhutan Table Tennis Federation in collaboration with Korean Sports promotion Organisation (KSPO) and Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) organised the tournament for beginners. The championship …

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Coronation Cup starts with fewer teams

Coronation Cup, the annual basketball tournament, which hosted the most number of teams in the country started with 22 fewer at the swimming pool complex in Thimphu yesterday. Considered one of the most coveted basketball tournaments, the competition tipped-off with about 60 percent less men teams. The number of women …

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Thimphu league 2018 enters second week

The league records three red cards so far

More than a week into the Thimphu league 2018, defending champions, Thimphu City FC, has the highest of six points in the table after winning matches against Druk United FC and Druk Stars FC. Thimphu City was the champions of the league for the last two years. The team to …

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Preparing for Tokyo Olympics

Running along the best national runners and sprinters from across the country, Chime Wangmo was surprised to finish 400-metre track event ahead of four other finalists at BAAF- YORII Athletics championship on April 28 in Thimphu. “I am excited. I could hardly believe that I finished the run first. I …

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Chancellor’s Cup underway in Kanglung

Youngsters FC thrashed the monks (white) from Barshong Shedra 8-1 in the second game of the ongoing Chancellor’s Cup in Kanglung​

Youngster FC, a football team from Mongar thrashed the monks from Barshong Shedra 8-1 on Saturday at the on-going Chancellor’s Cup that began on April 28 at Sherubtse College in Kanglung. The team from Mongar had their priority set with the first touch of the match going directly into the …

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Shuttle time begins in Trashigang

A total of 26 SSIs and sports teachers from Trashigang ​are undergoing the three-day programme

A total of 26 sports teachers and school sports instructors (SSI) are attending a three-day school badminton programme, Shuttle Time, at the Multi-Sports Complex in Trashigang. The programme that began yesterday is expected to provide basic badminton skills. The treasurer of Trashigang Sports Association, Karma Choeda, said although popular, there …

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Phub Zam Monger brings home first international judo medal

Phub Zam Monger (Photo: BJA)

Nineteen-year-old Phub Zam Monger became the first judoka from Bhutan to win a medal in international judo competition, when she bagged a bronze in women’s 48kg category last week in Nepal. Of the five judokas that took part in the senior level eighth South Asian Judo Championship in Nepal, Phub …

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