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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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BFF Academy FC undefeated in Thimphu B-League

BFF academy FC won all four games

BFF Academy FC defeated FC Takins 7-1 0n March 18 at the ongoing Thimphu B League. BFF Academy, which has never suffered loss until now, extended the lead with 12 points. The weekend at Changlingmithang stadium saw FC Takins falling to the fifth place. The team was placed in the …

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Picture story

Bhutan Archery Federation selected four-men compound bow archery team during the compound archery tournament held in Thimphu on March 17 to represent Bhutan for the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia from August to September. Of the 16 archers who participated in the selection, Tandin Dorji, Tashi Peljor, Yeshi Dorji, …

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Bhutan to host cross-country championship

In country cross country champtionship was held in Dechencholing last year

Bhutan will host South Asian Cross Country championship, the first ever in the country, at Royal Thimphu Golf Course in Thimphu on March 27. Seven South Asian countries – Bhutan, Nepal, the Maldives, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka –will take part in the championship. The championship will see the …

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Pepsi A league into second league round

Players and the teams have to pay Nu 3,000 per video

Wizards and Magics are leading the Pepsi A League with 17 points each. The teams have to date won eight matches and lost a match each. In the match between the newcomers, Dragons played against Effects Tuesday,  Dragons lost to Effects 52-74. Effects stand on the fifth and Dragons on …

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Bhutan out of ASEAN Women’s T20 open tournament

Bhutan played Tanzania (blue) for the first time (Photo: Cricket Association of Thailand)

The national women cricket team suffered a bitter farewell at the hand of Thailand yesterday during the final match of the ASEAN Women’s T20 open tournament. Bhutan had the chance of finishing among the top three teams with a total of three points after playing four matches. At the finals, …

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Basketball: Pepsi A-League

Pepsi A-League All Star 2018 took place among the A-league teams yesterday in Thimphu. The home team comprising of two players each from Dragons, Effects, Jachungs, Jaguars, and Magics won the All Star Game. The away team consisted of players from Pazaps, Phojas, RBA, Takins and wizards. Chozang from the …

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Women’s cricket team loses to Indonesia

After winning with nine runs over Hong Kong on Tuesday, the Bhutan’s women cricket team lost to Indonesia by four wickets in the on-going ASEAN Women’s T20 Open Tournament yesterday in Thailand. Bhutan decided to bat first after winning the toss. However, all top three batters returned to the dugout …

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Japanese wins 5th Bhutan International Marathon

The fifth Bhutan International Marathon flagged off from Tashithang in Gasa and ended at the Punakha dzong (Photo: Pranit Katwal)

About 369 participants completed the fifth Bhutan International Marathon that was held in Punakha on March 3. In the full marathon (42kms) for male, a 22-year-old Japanese, Yoshiyuki Hara, secured the first position by completing the race in 2hours 27mins and 18 seconds. He also secured the first position for …

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Indo–Bhutan Car Rally flags off

The sixth edition of the Indo-Bhutan Car Rally flagged off from Kolkata, West Bengal, India on March 4. The rally will cover four Indian states and two dzongkhags in Bhutan. Themed ‘Connecting People’, the event is being organised by India-Bhutan Foundation and Indo-Bhutan Friendship Association as a part of celebration …

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