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Coach Pema returns to lead national squad

Coach Pema (Photo courtesy: BFF)

Former assistant coach of the national football team, Pema is now managing the national squad for the home match against Oman in the second last match of the AFC Asian cup 2019 qualifier on November 14. Coach Pema stepped in about a week ago following the exit of German coach …

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Chencho Gyeltshen makes his debut with Minerva Punjab FC

Chencho Gyeltshen

Twenty-one-year-old Bhutanese striker, Chencho Gyeltshen, who recently joined Minerva Punjab FC, played his first game against defending champions Rail Coach Factory (RCF) at the ongoing Punjab state league on October 31 in Punjab, India. Chencho Gyeltshen was on the bench until 63rd minute and replaced the club’s 30-year-old East European …

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India House Golf Tournament underway

A total of 143 senior golfers and 43 junior golfers are taking part in the annual India House golf tournament that began yesterday at the India House golf club, Thimphu. A separate category for the juniors was introduced in 2015. There are two lady golfers taking part in the senior …

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Lungtenzampa MSS wins tenth Queen’s Road Relay

The Queen’s Road Relay flagged off at the Memorial Choeten in Thimphu

Completing the eight laps in one hour 42 minutes, Lungtenzampa Middle Secondary School won the 10th Queen’s Road Relay  in Thimphu yesterday. Lungtenzampa MSS was leading the race in the first lap until Dechencholing HSS’ second runner Kinley Tenzin pushed the team behind. It was then on Kunzang Deki to …

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With 142 points, Bumdelling lower secondary school bagged the first position at the annual intra-dzongkhag taekwondo tournament held at Baylling Central School in Trashiyangtse yesterday. Bayling CS came second with 94 points. A total of 114 students from four schools in Trashiyangtse took part in the day-long tournament. (Photo courtesy: …

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Laya Run opens 2nd royal highland festival

Completing the 25 kilometres run in one hour 59 minutes, Sangay, 23, a soldier from Paro reached the finishing line at Langothang, Laya to become the champion of the Laya Run at the second Royal highlander festival yesterday. His Majesty The King graced the opening of the festival, which ends today.

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Team Gomdar defeated team Martshala and Samdrupjongkhar (9-7-0) at the open khuru tournament final in Samdrupjongkhar on October 22.

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It’s the beginning for me

Thinley Dorji

Standing on the victory podium with the national anthem in the background, his torso wrapped with the national flag and a gold medal around his neck. That was Thinley Dorji’s dream three years ago.

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