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German to lead national squad

Football: A German coach, Torsten Spittler, will lead the Bhutanese national team into the second leg of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 play-off qualifiers against Bangladesh on October 10 at the Changlimithang Stadium.

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HRH addresses the OCA general assembly

OCA: His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, president of Bhutan Olympic Committee, attended the 35th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 25.

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Picture story

The Bhutanese men’s and women’s 3 on 3 basketball teams at the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Beach Games being held in Vietnam. The men’s team will play Laos at 5:40pm (BST) today, while the women’s team are up against Chinese Taipei  at 4pm (BST). The men’s team are …

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Open Archery Championship

Bhutan Festival won the Laya Open Archery Championship that concluded yesterday at the Changlimithang archery range in Thimphu. Palden Group of Companies came second followed by Laya Tours & Treks in the third position. A total of 161 teams from seven dzongkhags took part in the month-long tournament. 

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Bhutan to participate in Paralympics 2020

Japan’s SEISA Group to assist Bhutan in preparations

Olympics: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) and SEISA Group of Japan yesterday, according to a BOC press release.

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Iranian wins Mr Asia title

Bhutanese athletes make history, wins 11 medals   Bodybuilding: Mahdi Sabzevari of Iran was crowned Mr Asia 2016 on the final day of the 50th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship conducted at the Royal Institute of Management auditorium in Thimphu yesterday.

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3 gold, 1 silver and 7 bronze for Bhutan

Bodybuilding: After being disqualified during the weighing session, Bhutanese bodybuilder Tseten Drukpa went on to win the first gold medal for the country in the on going 50th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship on September 5 in Thimphu.

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Fighting against odds

Profile: He cannot hear the music. He cannot communicate with others. Still, with all the odds on his side, Tashi is competing against some of the elite bodybuilders in Asia in the on-going 50th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Thimphu.

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Canadian tops Tour of the Dragon

Cycling: In his maiden appearance in the world’s toughest one-day mountain bike race, Tour of the Dragon, Cory Wallace from Canada finished first, completing the race in 13 hours 2 minutes and 5 seconds.

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