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Women teams get about 34 percent of prize money in sports

Recently, the winners of women’s Pepsi B league won a cash prize of Nu 25,000 while the winners of men’s team took home Nu 40,000 and a fund support of Nu 10,000 to take part in the Pepsi A- league from Bhutan Basketball Federation (BBF). In all the competition organised …

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Delinquents and Taras win Pepsi B-league

The finalists Delinquents and Nordics qualify for Pepsi A-League

Rain leaked through the stadium’s roof during the final match between Delinquents and Nordics It was a slippery Pepsi B-league final match between Delinquents and Nordics in Thimphu yesterday. Players fell as the rain that leaked through the roof of the swimming pool indoor stadium hit the court. The intense …

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Transport United draws against Bengaluru FC

The players leave the pitch after the match ended in a goalless draw

National champions Transport United’s squad that played AFC Cup championship for the first time held the former runners up and the Indian Super league table toppers, Bengaluru FC, to a goalless draw at Changlingmithang stadium in Thimphu yesterday. Transport United used side flanks to find scoring chances from the crosses …

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Transport United plays Bengaluru FC today

The two teams are playing for the first time in AFC Cup 2018

The match kicks off at 6pm at the Changlingmithang stadium The national league champions 2016-17, Transport United FC will host the former runners up of AFC Cup, Bengaluru FC in the first leg of 2018 AFC Cup preliminary round at the Changlingmithang stadium in Thimphu today. In the pre-match press …

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Crack Jacks aim for a final spot at Pepsi B- league

Crack Jacks recorded an easy victory over Zilukha Falcons 75-41 at the ongoing basketball Pepsi B-league in Thimphu yesterday. The team has two more final league matches to play before entering the quarterfinals undefeated. The young team outplayed Zilukha Falcons with their pace, and composure. Crack Jacks’ sixth straight win …

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Encouraging the young to take up the sport

Located at the extreme left of the Changlimithang stadium, Bhutan Shooting Federation has more than eight shooting ranges. In an enclosed room, 10-metre air pistol shooting competition is going on. Tshewang Tenzin, 17, is readying for the shoot. On the table is an air pistol, match pellets, paper targets, and …

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Minerva Punjab FC calls two Bhutanese footballers for trial

Two national football players, Jigme Tshering Dorji and Nima Wangdi left for Chandigarh, India yesterday after Minerva Punjab FC, one of the leading I-League clubs called the players for trial. Both Jigme Tshering Dorji and Nima Wangdi play for Thimphu City. I-League came up with the new rules of including …

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Poor turn out for national basketball team selection

Three months ago Bhutan Basketball Federation (BBF) announced the selection camp to form the national basketball team to play in competition abroad. However, the open selection camp today has only 14 players attending its daily training that is underway at the indoor basketball stadium, Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu. At …

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Martial arts class more than engage students

The class is open to all students

Bhutan Institute of Martial Arts (BIMA) is conducting a month-long coaching class that began January 1. More than 60 students are attending the programme. President of BIMA, Damber Singh Rai, said that the programme is aimed at engaging students during the winter break. “It is an exercise that focuses on …

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