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Archery helps paraplegic move

Pema Rigsel has been training for the last 11 months

Wednesday, Langjophakha, Thimphu. Seated half a metre above the rest, wearing a yellow polo shirt, he rubs the joints of bow handle with a piece of cloth. He tightens the nut on handle. Bowstring, spare limbs, bow stands, stabiliser, and screwdrivers are spread out on a chair near him. Inspection …

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Another good try, another loss

Karma Shedrup scores his first international goal against Oman

Chencho Gyeltshen named most valuable player of the match In the last home game of the AFC Asian Cup qualifier, Bhutan lost 2-4 to Oman at Changlimithang yesterday. The home team fought hard against one of the best Middle East teams with experienced professional players, and a physically strong team. …

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Bhutan plays Oman today at 6PM

Bhutan will play Oman the runners up of Group D in AFC Asian cup UAE 2019 qualifier today at the Changlingmithang stadium. The two are playing for the second time. The match is the first away game against Bhutan for team Oman that registered its biggest win (14-0) on March …

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Picture story

To commemorate the birth anniversary of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo Bhutan football federation observed the Grassroots Football Day in all 20 dzongkhags. The grassroots programme aimed at mass participation, skill development and giving equal opportunities to children also observed the Children’s Day across the country on November 11.

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Picture story

Dragon Strikers defeated Takin City by 63 runs to win the India Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup 2017 undefeated on November 4 at Pelkhil Oval. The champions of the IBF T20 Cup 2017, Dragon Strikers won a cash prize of Nu 200,000 along with Trophy. Runner-up team was given a cash …

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IBF T20 Cup final today at Pelkhil Oval

Team Takin City faces an uphill battle against the newcomers, Dragon Strikers in the final of annual India-Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup at the Pelkhil Oval, Thimphu today. Takin City has lost to Dragon Strikers in the league of the tournament and finished second. Takin City, however, knocked out the defending …

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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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