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Gelephu cricket ground to be operational next year

Once completed the ground would accommodate about five cricket pitches of international standard

After almost a yearlong delay, works on the country’s first dedicated cricket ground in Gelephu will resume next month. Started in October 2016, construction works at the cricket ground came to a halt after the completion of the main ground development works. To read more, please subscribe by registering at …

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Paro FC lifts the Gold Cup

Chencho and his team celebrate the winning goal

The Gold Cup or the Jigme Dorji Memorial Gold Cup, after 12 years, has come to Bhutan. It will remain with Paro Football Club who won the championship yesterday beating Three Star FC of Nepal 1-0. Defender Chencho’s header in the 75th minute was enough to seal the win after …

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Gold cup semis kick off today

Defeating the Royal FC Siliguri yesterday, the United Brothers FC, a Kalimpong club, has reached the semi-finals of the ongoing Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial Gold Cup in Phuentsholing.

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Paro FC to play Nepal Army in Gold Cup semi-final

Ugyen Academy FC celebrate their goal against Three Star

Paro FC yesterday beat Pran Jaigaon FC 2-1 in an anxious match at the ongoing Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial Gold Cup in Phuentsholing. The teams had equal footing in terms of ball possession, strikes, and skills but Paro FC finished better. To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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Gold Cup kicks off today

Phuentsholing FC practices for the championship

After a hiatus of 12 years, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial Gold Cup (JDWMGC), fondly renowned as the Gold Cup, the biggest sporting event in Phuentsholing, will kick off at three pm today. The cup was last held in 2006. To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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A mixed bag for sports

Bhutanese striker Chencho Gyeltshen pushed the boundaries in football

Inclusive and moving towards more professional development, sports went through all sorts of sentiments in the year of dog. It saw moments of celebrations, victories, and despairs. While women performed well in football, it did not favour girls playing football in the country. BFF dropped their plan to increase the …

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Chencho Gyeltshen joins Neroca FC

Proving his talent to perform at any given time, the lone Bhutanese international in Indian Super League, Chencho Gyeltshen completed his move to Neroca FC, an I league team on January 31. Chencho Gyeltshen scored a winner against Northeast United FC, the second ISL goal of the season, a day …

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U-18 air rifle championship witnesses over 25 participants

Of 27 participants, 13 were girls

The first open 10-metre under-18 air rifle championship held in Thimphu saw over 25 participants. Participants as young as nine-year-old Namgya Tshering Seldon and eleven-year-old Tshering Tashi Lhamo took part in the championship. Tshering Tashi Lhamo entered final to compete against seven other girls for the championship. National coach for …

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TT teams from Japan to visit Bhutan

The top two Japan Table Tennis League teams, Citizen and Kyowa will be in the country from January 29 to February 3 as part of the long-time friendship and collaboration between Bhutan and Japan in table tennis. The visit is expected to boost competitiveness and inclusiveness of the sport. The …

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Ugyen Academy crowned champions of Samtse Championship

Ugyen Academy FC (Photo: BFF)

It was repayment time for Ugyen Academy (UA) FC, as the team from Punakha defeated the two time national champions, Transport United FC 3-0 in the finals of the inaugural Samtse Championship on January 26. Prior to the Samtse Championship finals, the two teams have met four times in a …

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