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Queen’s Cup 2015

Basketball: Team Jachungs defeated Phojas by a point to win the 2015 Queen’s Cup at the Swimming pool complex in Thimphu on Monday. Along with the trophies, the winners and runners up were also awarded a cash price of Nu 30,000 and Nu 20,000 respectively.

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BoB wins DHI league

Football: Bank of Bhutan FC (BoB) was declared the winners of the on-going DHI-owned Companies Cup 2015 on Saturday.

BoB’s final game against Bhutan Power Corporation FC (BPC) concluded with a 2-2 draw. However, with seven wins and one draw from eight games, BoB topped the table with 22 points to claim the title.

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Queen’s Cup enters knockout round

Basketball: Debutant team Ruthless lived up to their name when they overran the experienced verteran team of Pazaps 67-57 in the final game of the league round of the on-going Queens Cup basketball tournament, yesterday.

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BFF coaches trained to improve basketball

Training: To improve the quality of basketball in the country, about 25-basketball coaches including school sports instructors and referees are undergoing a weeklong coaching clinic in Thimphu that began on December 7.

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Bridging the gap through sports

United Football, a registered Special Olympics programme was launched in Bhutan to mark the International Day for Persons with Disability Event: Twenty-two young men entered the dusty ground of the Royal Bhutan Police in Thimphu to start a game of football.

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Trongsa Poenlop Open Archery Tournament

IMG_2482 A month-long Trongsa Poenlop Open Archery Tournament, organized to commemorate the 11th enthronement anniversary of Trongsa Poenlop ended on November 28 in Trongsa. Trongsa dzongkhag administration organized the tournament to pay tribute and remember the contributions of His Majesty The King.

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Bhutanese judokas win four medals

Judo: Bhutanese judokas Tandin Wangchuk (under 73kg) and Phub Dem (under 48kg) each bagged gold medals at the 2015 Jagsport Judo Invitational tournament for cadets, in Singapore on November 21.

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DWNA tournament sees highest turnover

Archery: The opening game of the Druk Wangyal National Archery Tournament (DWNAT) between Zhemgang and Dagana on Saturday started on a controversial note. Dagana was declared the winner as Zhemgang did not have enough team members.

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Strong defence saves face at home

The score was not as depressing as it was in the last two games, says national skipper Football: Despite a strong display of defensive play, Qatar team beat the national team 3:0 in the final home game of the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Changlimithang …

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