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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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103 bikers compete in Mountain bike race

Completing the 100km race from Changlingmethang parking – Paro – Clock Tower Square race in three hours, three minutes and forty nine seconds, Norbu from RBA won the open men’s category of the 8th edition of the DANTAK Mountain Bike Race on April 22. Kinley Tenzin also from RBA came …

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TMBC wins the first Asian Enduro series medal in Nepal

Seven Bhutanese riders took part in the series

Bhutan’s Pelden Dorji, 35, won gold in the masters A-category title at recent Asian Enduro series organised in Nagarkot hills of Kathmandu, Nepal. Pelden Dorji had taken part in the championship individually before. Completing the series of eight stages, Pelden Dorji finished the race in 28 minutes 53 seconds. He …

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Paro College to open Physical Education and Sports Coaching degree

There are 176 SSI in the country to date

Up-gradation of college infrastructure will begin by the mid this year  Students are waiting their turn to measure weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) at Jigme Namgyel Lower Secondary School in Motithang, Thimphu. Sanjit Gazmer, 23, School Sports Instructor (SSI), with another staff, are conducting BMI screening for Class …

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Pelden Dorji from Thimphu Mountain Biking Club won first position in masters A-category at the third edition of Asian Enduro Series 2018 held in Nepal on April 8. With an overall time of 28 minutes 53 seconds, he was ranked seventh overall.  A total of seven riders represented Bhutan at …

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A tough title race at Thimphu B-league 2018

FC Tertons, YAL FC, and BFF Academy FC have entered tight title contest, following the first defeat of BFF Academy FC to YAL FC last weekends at the ongoing Thimphu B-league held in Changlingmithang, Thimphu. Thimphu B-league that plays as the qualification and relegation tier for Pepsi Thimphu league, is …

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Olympic day in Punakha welcomes 18th Asian Games

About 500 students ran a five-kilometer fun-race along the Punakha - Gasa highway to mark the celebration

More than 1,000 people gathered at the Lekeythang ground in Punakha to celebrate Olympic day on April 7. The event was held to enable mass participation in various sports. The playground where football and cricket matches are held at other times, exhibited 10 different sports including archery, and khuru. Unlike …

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