Jampeling higher secondary school (JHSS) striker shoots a penalty during the final match with Rangjung lower secondary school (RLSS) yesterday in Trashigang. RLSS won the match (5-1) of the Sherig fraternity league-knock out football tournament finals, which was organised to celebrate the birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo.
Eight media houses participated in the first media athletic meet yesterday in Thimphu. The participants, both men and women competed in 100m race, long jump, shot put, discuss, javelin, relay race and tug-of-war. Kuensel Corporation team took away the winners rolling trophy, while The Bhutanese team took the runners up position. Bhutan Broadcasting Service team came [... Read More]
In shape: Yeatoeh gearing up for the competition
Fitness: Not long ago, Yeatoeh Lhamo Penjore and her mother hit the gym to “shed some weight”. Soon, both of them became passionate about fitness.
Yesterday, at Planet Gym, Yeatoeh walked to a slow music, stretched her arms and flexed her biceps. She posed to reveal her six packs and, as the posing session ended, those working out in the gym paused to applaud her. Yeatoeh had been practising this move for months.
On November [... Read More]
On the top: Phoja celebrates the victory
The straight sets score line however does not reflect the hard fought victory it really was
Archery: Team Phoja beat Terton to reclaim the Coronation archery tournament champion title in the finals at the Changlingmithang range in Thimphu on November 2.
Despite a quick completion of the first set, it took team Phoja, the 2011 champions, two hours of added time to seal their victory in two straight game sets (ku) over Terton. Phoja’s arrows [... Read More]
Football:Two goals in the second half completed a comeback for Drukpol FC in a thrilling match, as they held Thimphu City to a 3-3 draw yesterday at the Changlingmethang stadium.
The game started with Drukpol’s Sonam Tenzin giving his team a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute. But the lead just lasted for a few minutes, as City’s Ratu rounded Drukpol goalie and neatly tucked the ball into the extreme right of the goal [... Read More]
Fourteen teams from Mongar, Lhuntse, Trashigang, Samdrupjongkhar and Bumthang participated in Yangphel style archery tournament in Mongar which started on October 19. Hungza beat BPC and Bumthang Nga in the finals played yesterday.
BOBL’s Passang Norbu goes for a rebound: BOBL beat Bhutan Taekwondo Federation 70:48 to win Thimphu Departmental Basketball tournament. The sports division of Thimphu Primary School organised the tournament to celebrate the 5th Coronation anniversary of His Majesty the King.
Sure hit: A Phoja archer cheers his own shot
Archery: Team Terton sent defending champion, NTT Construction out of the Coronation tournament, to set up a mouth-watering clash with 2011 winner, Phoja today.
Phoja defeated Doctor Tobgay School earlier on Wednesday.
Terton defeated NTT Construction in two straight sets, with the second set going down to the wire on the second day of the match. With NTT trailing by four points, 20-24, by lunchtime on Thursday, NTT had hit four kareys in one round [... Read More]
Meanwhile, the organiser, as some BFF officials put it, is ‘at large’ and out of contact
Football: The Thimphu departmental open football tournament was suspended since last Thursday, and will continue only if the organiser pays the remaining dues, according to Bhutan football federation (BFF) officials, who met yesterday to discuss the issue.
Although BFF officials said they had nothing to do, apart from renting the Changlimithang football ground to the organiser, they are trying [... Read More]
Kartak Chugche players celebrate one of their nine kareys in the last round of the quarter finals of the on-going Coronation Archery tournament at Changlimithang. The crucial kareys bagged them 15 points and stopped opponent Doctor Tobgay from winning the game last evening. Kartak Chugche was trailing Doctor Tobgay by 14 points before their nine kareys took them to 22 points. Doctor Tobgay [... Read More]
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