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We will now play like champions: BCCB

National cricket team wins the first team sports title (Photo: crickebhutanorg)

The national cricket team bagged the Champions’ trophy of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) T20 Men’s Eastern Region 2018 to win the first team sports title in Thailand recently. Despite losing to the finalist, Thailand, for two consecutive times in the warm-up match and in the league round by 44 runs, …

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Bank of Bhutan and Bhutan Olympic committee signed a memorandum of understanding for a term of three years to support as many editions of Bhutan International Marathon. The marathon flags off today from Gasa to Punakha. The initiative is aimed at the development of local community and growth of adventure …

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Sports take in children living with intellectual disabilities

Close to 500 athletes are registered with SO Bhutan

Special Olympics Bhutan (SO Bhutan) conducted a three-day national seminar for coaches in collaboration with Special Olympics Bharat from February 24-26 in Thimphu. The seminar was aimed at providing athletes with intellectual disabilities an equal opportunity and year-round training through sports. More than 20 SEN teachers, coaches, athletes, and officials …

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Bhutan Milo Cup 2018 launched

The finals will be played in Gelephu

More than 400 youth footballers, officials from Nestle India, Bhutan Football Federation and parents were involved in a grassroots festival held at Changlimithang, Thimphu on February 25 to flag off Bhutan Milo Cup 2018. Bhutan Milo Cup is a youth football tournament that is expected to include around 20,000 students …

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National cricket team wins first international title

The champions (Photo: ACC)

More than a decade after national cricket team played the first international match, the team bagged its first international title after winning Asian Cricket Council (ACC) T20 Men’s Eastern region 2018 in Thailand yesterday. National cricket team defeated Thailand by three runs in the final to win the championship. A …

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Bhutan beats China by 9 wickets

Suprit Pradhan (yellow) made 33 runs

Opening the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) tournament of the year, the national cricket team humbled China by nine wickets at the ongoing ACC Men’s T20 Eastern region championship in Thailand yesterday. Securing the target of 74 runs in 10.1 overs, Bhutan recorded a comfortable win by 9 wickets to become …

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Bhutan plays China in ACC T20 Eastern Region today

Bhutan will face Thailand before playing Myanmar on February 24

Bhutan’s national cricket team will face China at the opening match of Asian Cricket Council T20 Eastern Region Championship in Bangkok, Thailand today. The teams are meeting for the second time in two consecutive years. Bhutan played China at the International Cricket Council World Cricket league qualifier in Thailand. Bhutan …

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winter badminton championship

Fifty-two participants from six dzongkhags are taking part at the ongoing open winter badminton championship that began in Thimphu on February 19. The tournament, organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of His Majesty the King, has seven different categories. The championship will end on February 23.

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National khuru tournament

Aum Bida takes a shot for Team Wangdue Radrap. The group of women from Gaselo, won the national khuru tournament, beating the team from Samdrupjongkhar with two straight sets in the final yesterday. Team BPC beat Simple Eight in the men’s final.

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Mr Bhutan 2017 barred for life

Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has barred Mr Bhutan 2017, Sangay Tsheltrim, for life from representing the country in any international and national competitions associated with BOC and Bhutan Bodybuilding Association. Executive Committee, the second highest management body constituted for the effective control, policy matter and management of BOC, decided to …

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BOC registers three new sports organisations

The AGM also endorsed membership for the Bhutan Paralympic Committee

Gasa Sports Association, Bhutan Aquatic Federation and Bhutan Paralympic Committee are now members of Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC). Their membership was endorsed during the BOC’s 19th executive committee meeting and 3rd annual general meeting on February 12 and 13 in Paro. Gasa Sports Association is the 15th Dzongkhag Sports Association …

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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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