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Debutant Paro FC stuns Transport United FC 

Debutant Paro FC stunned the defending champions Transport United FC at the Changlingmithang stadium on October 27 to lead the ongoing BOB national league 2018. The win helped the visitors finish two points ahead of Transport United that had been leading the table until the ninth game week. Paro FC …

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Team Trongsa wins two-day super league

At least nine dzongkhags participated in the first super league

Trongsa dzongkhag team won the two-day civil-servant super league held in Tsirang yesterday. Trongsa’s team scored two goals against Tsirang’s lone goal in the finals yesterday. Team Trongsa turned out strong with the dzongdag Tenzin Dorji as one of its fastest players. Tsirang slogged a bit with one of its best players …

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Bhutan plays Pakistan tomorrow

Bhutan plays Pakistan for the first time (Photo: BFF)

Under-15 national boys’ team will play against Pakistan in the ongoing U-15 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship in Nepal tomorrow. The boys will make third appearance in the championship in the fifth edition of SAFF U-16 championship against Pakistan that opened the championship with 2-1 stunner against defending champions …

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Thimphu FC and Phuentsholing United out of title race

Debutant Paro FC (white ) beat Thimphu FC 5-2

Thimphu FC suffered a disappointing 2-5 loss to Paro FC at home on October 23 at Changlingmithang in the ongoing BOB national league 2018. The result helped Paro FC, one of the new teams in the league extend their lead in the top two spots with 15 points in eight …

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Bhutanese athletes exit Asian Para Games

Despite an impressive performance by the two Bhutanese Paralympic athletes at the 3rd Asian Para Games, the duo could not qualify into the elimination rounds. Bhutanese para-archer, Pema Rigsel, 30, lost to Malaysia in the seven meters wheelchair recurve archery. Para-shooter, Kinley Dem, did not qualify for the knockouts as …

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BOC President elected as IOC member

HRH Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck with IOC President Thomas Bach (Photo: IOC)

The president of Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee on October 9 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The session elected new members to the IOC following a …

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Bhutan suffers 4-0 loss against Bangladesh

Bhutan recorded one win and two losses so far

Stopping frequent attacks and playing critical interceptions against Bangladesh, it was a busy evening for Dorji Eden and her defenders at Changlingmithang yesterday. Bhutan’s controlled defense effort gave Bangladesh a tough challenge. Despite sharing equal chances to score, host Bhutan went two goals down, conceding an opener in the first …

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Women’s football in South Asia picking up

The SAFF U-18 women’s championship’s semi-finals begin today

Women’s football in South Asia has had to battle cultural influence for a long time. The development of women’s football so has been not very encouraging. However, wind of change of a sort seems to have struck the region lately. The ongoing under-18 SAFF women’s championship in Thimphu that began …

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Two para athletes to represent Bhutan at 3rd Para Asian Games

The athletes are frepresenting the country at the Para Asian Games for the first time

Two Paralympic athletes from Bhutan Paralympic committee, the first to represent the country yesterday left for the third Para Asian Games, which will be held from October 6-13 in Jakarta- Palembang, Indonesia. According to a press release from Bhutan Olympic Committee, two athletes, Pema Rigsel and Kinley Dem will represent …

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Bhutan’s U-18 women’s team record biggest win

Forward Yeshey Bidha (14) celebrates Bhutan’s opener against the Maldives at the on-going SAFF U-18 championship in Thimphu yesterday. Bhutan won 13-0. (Photo - BFF)

National under-18 women’s team thrashed the Maldives 13-0 in Changlingmithang, Thimphu to become the first team from the pool A to qualify for the semi final at the ongoing SAFF under-18 Women’s championship yesterday. The win against the Islanders is the biggest after the under-15 girls held the record of …

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