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Gearing up for the friendly

Football: Many young and upcoming players on the current national squad will have an opportunity to make an impression when Bhutan takes on neighbour India in an unofficial friendly game on August 13 at Changlimithang Stadium.

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Thimphu City wins national league

Football: One word to describe the game; drama! As Thimphu City FC took on rivals Thimphu FC in the on-going BoB National League, City managed to clinch their first ever national league title at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu.

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Coronation Cup begins

Basketball: Newcomers Crackjacks gave Pazaps, one of the leading basketball teams in the country today, a run for their money in the on-going Coronation Cup that began yesterday in Thimphu.

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Picture story

In order to select the national compound bow archery team, a weeklong coaching camp in international style compound archery is underway in Paro. The top eight archers from the competition will be short listed to undergo another two weeks of training after which the top three archers will be selected …

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Young talent overwhelms veteran

The younger, taller and agile Passang (blue) overpowered the veteran Karma Wangchuk

Boxing: The match between 40-year-old Karma Wangchuk and 23-year-old Passang stole the show at the opening night of the on-going Inter-Wing Boxing Championship in Thimphu yesterday.

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Efforts to popularise boxing

Boxing: The Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) has dominated boxing in Bhutan. Since the establishment of the Bhutan Boxing Federation (BBF) in 1983, soldiers of RBA represented the country in several international boxing competitions, including the first South Asian Games in Nepal in 1984.

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