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Bhutan wins AFC award for most aspiring federation

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Football: The story of football in Bhutan has been nothing less than a fairy tale. Starting from rock bottom, Bhutan jumped 46 places to reach 163rd in the FIFA world ranking, after the memorable double victory in the two-legged encounter with Sri Lanka last year.

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The national champion Tenzin Singye Dorji came second  in the men’s open singles event at the third Tenzing Norgay Memorial Tennis Championship held in Darjeeling from November 18 to 20. Another Bhutanese Kinley Wangchuk reached the semi final of the event. In the doubles veteran category, Tshering  Namgay and Jambay Gyeltshen lost in the semi finals.

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Two Bhutanese women, Deki Yangzom and Rinchen Pelden, completed the 42.164-km New York City Marathon on November 6. This is the first time Deki Yangzom took part in the competition while it was second for Rinchen Pelden. More than 50,000 runners from around the world took part in the annual competition. (Photo Courtesy: Tshering Sam)

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