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Paro FC draws Quess East Bengal Academy in Samtse

Paro FC’s skipper Jigme Tenzin (white)

Paro FC and Quess East Bengal Academy FC from West Bengal, India settled for 1-1 draw yesterday in the ongoing Samtse championship that began on January 6 in Samtse. However, it took Paro FC till the 83rdminute to tie the score and share the points. The equaliser came after the …

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BFF to implement new league structure

Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) will implement new pyramid of Bhutanese football league starting this year to provide the players from all levels equal chance to play in any premier competitions at home. The absence of a proper competitions tier, the federation claimed, had caused adverse impact on the quality, growth, …

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Sarpang won U-16 boy’s district championship that ended on December 28 in Wangue. U-16 boy’s team from Paro, Wangdue, Punakha, Thimphu, and Sarpang took part in a week-long tournament organised by Bhutan Cricket Council Board.

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There may be medals to count but association is struggling

The number of participants increases by threefold this year

For ten-year-old Karateka, Kuenyang Yigsel from Paro, practice and constant hard work is all that matters to do well. Kuenyang Yigsel recently won two gold at the national karate championship in Thimphu. She has won seven medals from international and national karate championships in the last two years. “I feel …

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Bhutan Football Federation inaugurated the giant led screen at the Changlingmithang stadium yesterday in Thimphu. The led screen was built with support from Asian Football Confederation President’s initiative. The initiative covered 75 percent of the USD 150,000 cost for the screen while the remaining was borne by the federation. AFC …

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9 teams in Laya archery championship semifinals

Karays are celebrated holding different coloured flag representing the point earned

The last knockout round of the on-going Laya archery championship in Trashiyangtse saw Serbu construction advance to the semifinals yesterday. A penalty shootout was held between the other two teams, Sonam Gembo construction and Thinley Barchen. With one karay, Sonam Gembo construction qualified along with team Aibak for the semifinals. The …

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Tennis championship ends in Thimphu 

Sushila Rai (left) and Tenzin Singye Dorji

Tenzin Singye Dorji and Sushila Rai won the 2nd Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel National open tennis championship that ended yesterday in Thimphu. The former won the championship for two consecutive years defeating Yonten Gyeltshen in men’s singles and Sushila Rai defeated Pema Chenzom in the women’s single. Tashi Tobgay won the …

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To keep youth engaged during winter vacation, the Bhutan Basketball Federation started its winter coaching camp in Paro from December 20. The federation plans to organise similar coaching in Wangdue, Punakha, Phuentsholing, Samtse, and Gelephu.

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Thimphu City FC wins national futsal league

Lungtok Dawa (red) scores a winner against Kuenjung FC in the final

Defending national futsal league champions, Kuenjung FC ran short of two goals in the final against Thimphu City FC at Changjiji futsal ground in Thimphu yesterday. Having played each other in the final of the same league last year, Kuenjung FC had hoped to hold onto their brand of being …

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Team Sakteng defeats team Thromde in archery tournament

The team from Sakteng defeated team Thromde by two sets to one

After more than a decade, Trashigang Sports Association (TSA) revived its annual traditional archery tournament this year. During the first match yesterday, the highlanders from Sakteng took on the archers from Trashigang thromde. With some of the best archers in both the teams, the match was dubbed as one of …

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