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Players from India win tennis championship for the third time

Tandin Wangchuk, the former national champion, became the first Bhutanese player to feature in the finals of India-Bhutan friendship tennis tournament in Thimphu yesterday. In the men’s singles of the 4th edition of the tournament, Tandin Wangchuk played against Vilasier Khate, two-time title holder of the championship. Tandin Wangchuk lost …

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MUFC defeats Youngsters to qualify for the semifinals

MUFC (black) defeated Youngsters 4-1

Methidrang United FC (MUFC) from Trashigang defeated Youngsters FC from Mongar by 4-1 goals to book a place at the semi-finals of the on-going Chancellor’s Cup in Kanglung yesterday. The match was tense, as the two former rivals took on each other in the fourth and final quarterfinals of the …

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Relay for Life to fight cancer together

Relay for Life on June 3 in Thimphu will be held to bring together community, stakeholders, and caregivers to celebrate the lives of those who have survived cancer and are undergoing treatment. Coinciding with the global month of survival, June, the event will showcase cancer survivorship, stage solidarity for fight …

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Would Mr Bhutan contest be held this year?

Ask bodybuilders With no preparations underway, bodybuilders are asking if the 10th edition of the annual Mr Bhutan contest would be held this year. A three-time Mr Bhutan winner, Tandin Wangchen said that in the past, bodybuilders would be preparing for the national championship by now. “There are no activities …

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Bhutan-India friendship tennis tournament underway

The tournament plays more than 60 players from Bhutan and India

More than 60 players are competing in the India-Bhutan friendship tennis tournament at the Changlingmithang tennis centre in Thimphu. Among the 45 players participating from home is Tenzin Singye Dorji, 16, a two-time winner of the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel National Open championship. In the previous edition, Tenzin Singye Dorji was …

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Purna Kumar scores the fastest goal of Pepsi Thimphu League

Purna Kumar (mid-fielder) plays for Transport United FC currently

Twenty-four-year-old mid fielder, Purna Kumar of Transport United scored the fastest goal of Pepsi Thimphu League against Tensung FC when his club played the sixth game of the season in Changlingmithang on May 24. Transport United humbled debutant Tensung FC 5-0 to keep the championship race alive against current league …

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3rd multi-sectoral meeting focuses on shaping National Sports Policy

Four months after the first multi-sectoral meeting held in November last year, the national sports policy will be presented to the stakeholders concerned at its 3rd multi-sectoral meeting in Thimphu today. The draft national sports policy will undergo another round of consultation from the stakeholders before getting finalised to be …

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Samtse DSA win 3rd national volleyball championship

Samtse DSA (White-Blue) defeated Punakha DSA (White) 15-10 in deciding set

Samtse Dzongkhag Sports Association (DSA) defeated Punakha DSA at the third national volleyball championship final in Changlingmithang, Thimphu yesterday. Unlike the previous edition that played defending champions in the finals, the three-year-old championship featured two new teams from Samtse DSA and Punakha DSA in the finals this year. The open-air …

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Jachungs win Coronation cup 2018

Jachungs ( Black) won the cup for two times since 2015

Coronation Cup 2018, which saw the least number of teams participate, concluded with competitive finals between Thimphu Magics and Jachungs in men’s category and Majas and Taras in women’s category on May 19 in Thimphu. Men’s finals saw Jachungs win the cup title for the second time. The team last …

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3rd national volleyball championship underway

Punakha DSA (white) defeated Paro DSA 3:1 yesterday

No women teams have participated to date  Featuring at the ongoing national volleyball championship for the third time is Nima Yoezer Choeten from Punakha Dzongkhag Sports Association (DSA).  The 27-year old, who is known among the players for his solid spikes and blocks, claimed that he had been playing the …

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