The inter school athletic championship ends today: Twenty schools under Thimphu thromde are participating in the ongoing inter-school athletics championship which ends today. The championship is played at three levels of higher, middle and lower secondary school. Around a thousand students are taking part in the track and field events, the finals of which will be played today.
To mark the Asian Football Championship grassroots day in Tsirang yesterday, 120 Damphu Lower Secondary school students kicked around football and engaged in short trainings the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) organised.
With the end of the qualifying round, four of ten cricket teams that paid Nu 15,000 each are through to the next round of BCCB Twenty20 tournament that started on April 13.
The league round that starts on May 18 at Jigmethang in Dechencholing will see team with highest points grab the winning trophy and Nu 80,000. The second highest team will be awarded [... Read More]
The finals of Thimphu Thromde inter schools’ badminton tournament was held yesterday at Youth Development Fund complex. Organised by Dechencholing Middle Secondary School, a total of 78 students took part in the tournament that started on May 10.
Winner all the way: A Jaguars team (black) player passes the ball in the final minutes of the game. Jaguars were leading the whole match that ended 75-25 in their favour.
The Swimming pool basketball complex reverberated with loud cheers yesterday, as the finals of the Thimphu Thromdey inter schools basketball tournament began.
The finals between the two top teams of Pelkhi HiSS and Kelki HSS had them scream and shout until the end of the close match up that eventually saw Kelki HSS give into the tactical play of their opponents.
The game ended 53-28 in favor of Pelkhil HSS boys.
Pelkhil boys secured a strong lead 28 [... Read More]
Around five matches will be played everyday so two of the 28 teams partaking in the tournament plays the finals on May 25
One of Thimphu’s popular basketball tournaments, the Coronation Cup begins today at the indoor basketball court of the swimming pool complex.
As many as 28 teams, including five women’s, are partaking in the tournament.
Bhutan Basketball Federation charged each team Nu 9,000 as entry fee.
“The tournament costs the federation about Nu 250,000 to Nu 300,000,” [... Read More]
Kelki HSS boys (orange) will play in the finals today
Kelki HSS’ boys team face Pelkhil HSS, and its girls team play against Motithang HSS girls in the finals of the Thimphu thromdey inter school basketball tournament today afternoon.
Yesterday, in the semifinals Kelki HSS boys defeated Dechenchoeling MSS by two baskets. The girls team thrashed Denchenchoeling MSS team by 10 baskets.
Motithang HSS girls booked their place in the finals with a three and a half baskets lead over Losseling MSS at the final whistle. Rinchen [... Read More]
Around 500 students from Mongar lower secondary and Redaza community primary school participated in a four-day grassroots football course that ended yesterday. Bhutan football federation organised the course for children 6 to 12 years at the Mongar public ground from May 6.
Another 21 participants including businessman, parents and teachers were also trained.
The Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF) will conduct a two-week intensive course from May 11 this month for the 100 candidates who were short listed from Winter Coaching Camp last winter.
Some 1,100 people participated in the winter camp. Of the 70 boys and 30 girls shortlisted, more than half would be eliminated in the first week based on their performance. The high scorers would progress onto the second week.
By the end of the course, only the [... Read More]