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Civilian boxers enter boxing championship

More than 100 athletes participated in the championship

More than three decades after Bhutan Boxing Federation (BBF) was established, the federation saw, for the first time, nine local boxers taking part in the national boxing championship that ended last week in Phuentsholing. Former national boxer, Sigyel Phub led his team of nine who were trained in his private …

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Inspection finds most archery ranges not safe

Archery range should have safety barrier or wall of at least two metres high and long

Bhutan Indigenous Games and Sports Association (BIGSA) found that the archery ranges in most of the dzongkhags are not built as per the safety measures provisioned in the Traditional Archery Rules and Regulations. BIGSA conducted archery safety measures training and dzongkhag Bacho inspection in 2015 with the aim to minimise …

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Miwang Gyalsey traditional archery championship

Transport and Taxi Association players perform choendha bacham (victory dance) after the team won the deciding set 25:3 over Dungmey Gewog, a team from Pemagatshel to win the second Miwang Gyalsey traditional archery championship at Changlingmithang in Thimphu yesterday

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Team IMTRAT registers their first archery win

Team IMTRAT shot 28 Karays against 23 of Pam Village to win their first game yesterday

After losing their debut match against a local team from Trashigang, team IMTRAT registered their first win of the on-going Lingkhar annual archery tournament in Trashigang yesterday. Team IMTRAT got to an impressive start in the 15-round match, while their opponents struggled to overcome from their two consecutive losses. The …

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Women’s Khuru more popular than men’s

Dagana Charo defeated Sharper Shooter in two straight sets

The women’s tournament is more popular than the men’s at the ongoing national Khuru Tournament that began from February 5 in Thimphu. The game once played only by men has become popular among women today. Choki Lhamo from Dagana had waited for about a year for the tournament, which is …

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Women’s cricket team to play its 12th international match next month

More than 30 women took part in the week-long selection camp in Thimphu last week

After Olympic archery, the national women’s cricket team tops the list of representing the country in international tournaments. The cricket team participates in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women’s T20 Open Tournament 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand in March this year. According to an official at Bhutan Cricket Council …

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Transport United’s AFC Cup 2018 triumph sealed

Transport United (Red) suffers first loss in the last five games (Photo: goal.com)

Loses 3-0 on aggregate to Bengaluru FC in the second-leg  Transport United’s journey in the AFC Cup 2018 ended when it lost to Bengaluru FC 3-0 in India on January 30. The two teams settled for a goalless draw in the first-leg at Changlingmithang in Thimphu on January 23. However, …

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Kuenjung FC wins Gyalsey futsal championship

Kuenjung FC wins the league for two consecutive years (Photo: Team Happy)

Kuenjung FC beat Vink FC (6:2) to lift the Gyalsey Futsal league trophy in the final at the Youth Development Fund (YDF), Thimphu yesterday. The defending champions Kuenjung FC netted the opener in five minutes. Seven minutes into the game, when debutant Vink FC was still adapting to the pressure, …

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Women teams get about 34 percent of prize money in sports

Recently, the winners of women’s Pepsi B league won a cash prize of Nu 25,000 while the winners of men’s team took home Nu 40,000 and a fund support of Nu 10,000 to take part in the Pepsi A- league from Bhutan Basketball Federation (BBF). In all the competition organised …

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