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Department of Youth and Sports celebrated International Day of Sports for Development and Peace on April 6 with friendly football matches between officials from the ministry and teachers of Thimphu Thromde.

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Little too early to expect our athletes to win: BOC

Press conference for pre-18th Asian Games meet was held in Thimphu yesterday

Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has selected athletes from four national federations to represent the country in the 18th Asian Games. At meet the press session held in Thimphu yesterday, director of media and public relations department of Indonesia’s Asian Games 2018 organising committee, Ratna Irsana Marhaendra, said Indonesia looks forward …

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A meeting between Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) was held in Mumbai, India on April 6. BCCI agreed to support BCCB develop cricketing infrastructure in the country, and also help the latter with technical support of coaches, fitness trainers and physio …

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Bhutan to participate in Football for Friendship event in Moscow

F4F open draw was held in Moscow on February 15 (Photo: Football for Friendship, FB page)

Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) is set to send two students for the sixth season of Football for Friendship (F4F), the international children’s’ social programme in Moscow, Russia from June 8-15. Gazprom Company, the official partner of FIFA and World Cup Russia 2018 is organising the event. The event is aimed …

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Bhutan concludes AFC Asian Cup campaign without a win

…conceded five goals per match, yet FIFA ranking improves by two spots The national football team concluded its AFC Asian Cup qualifier without a win. The team was eliminated from qualifiers without a single point. The match against Maldives on March 27 was the last chance for the national team …

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Basketball

Wizards were crowned champions of the Pepsi A-League after they humbled Thimphu Magics 79-68 in the second finals yesterday. Wizards lifted two champion trophies now of the four-year-old Pepsi A-league.

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Wizards wins the first final of Pepsi A-league

Wizards and Thimphu Magics will play the second final today

The first final of the Pepsi A-league, played between Wizards and Thimphu Magics saw the former edge over Thimphu Magics by two and a half baskets. Wizards defeated Thimphu Magics 76-71 entering the second final with an advantage. It was a calm start with both the teams pitching equally skilled …

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Bhutanese men’s team bag bronze

Six South Asian countries participated in the first South Asian Cross-country Championship in Thimphu yesterday

India dominates the first South Asian Cross-country Championship Bhutan’s men team secured third position in the first South Asian Cross-country Championship of the region that was held in Thimphu yesterday. Bhutanese athletes rubbed shoulders with the best in the region. Competitors included top Asian runners, South Asian middle distance winners, …

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South Asian cross-country championship today in Thimphu

The championship has six South Asian countries participating

For the first time, Bhutan will participate in the South Asian cross-country championship which will be held at the Royal Thimphu Golf course today. Bhutanese male athletes will run 10kms along with competitors, the Asian medalists, Olympians, and South Asian champions, from six other Asian nations and female runners will …

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Twelve coaches qualify AFC A-license coaching course

Of the 18 coaches who underwent Asian Football Confederation (AFC) A-license advanced coaching course in December last year, 12 coaches qualified the course.     Two coaches were put on the provisional pass and three did not get through the course. Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) received the results after three …

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