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Bhutanese Judokas win four gold, three silver

Bhutanese judo players won four gold of the 8 that was awarded at the recently concluded Bhutan Friendship Judo Tournament held in Thimphu, a press release from the Bhutan Judo Association stated (BJA). A total of 30 judo players including eight girls from Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan participated in eight weight categories.

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Salang ceremony for new BOC office

His Majesty’s Representative and President of Bhutan Olympic Committee His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, graced the groundbreaking ceremony of the new office of the Bhutan Olympic Committee in Thimphu yesterday.

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South Asian Olympic Council meets in Thimphu

A two-day meeting of the South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) began in Thimphu yesterday. The Presidents and Secretary Generals from the South Asian Olympic Committees of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are attending the meeting.

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Vilasier Khate from Nagaland, India, won the men’s single and Shivaka Burman from Kolkatta, India, won the women’s single in the Bhutan-India friendship tennis championship tournament that ended yesterday in Thimphu.

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