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‘Run to Give’ donates Nu 250,828 to Cancer Society

About 327 runners took part in the mini marathon

The Bhutan Cancer Society received a donation of Nu 250,828 after the “Run to Give” marathon conducted in Thimphu yesterday morning. A total of 327 participants from Thimphu and Paro took part in the five km marathon at 7:20am in the morning. Le Meridien Thimphu and Le Meridien Paro, River Front, organised …

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Bhutan takes on Yemen today

Under-16 Dragon Boys during a warm up session in Doha, Qatar (Photo: BFF)

Bhutan’s under-16 national team will play Yemen in the first game of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Boys Championship Qualification 2020 at the Aspire Dome Indoor Stadium in Doha, Qatar, today.  The match will kick off at 6pm (Bhutan Standard Time). To read more, please subscribe by registering at …

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Chukha wins first Korean Ambassador Cup

The championship will be an annual event from next year

By acquiring 67 points in the tournament, Chukha dzongkhag won the first Korean Ambassador Cup Taekwondo Championship held at the Taekwondo Training Centre at Thimphu. A total of 160 taekwondo enthusiasts from Trongsa, Chukha, Paro, Thimphu, Samtse, Tsirang, Sarpang, Wangduephodrang, and Punakha took part in the three days tournament. The …

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Judoka Ngawang Namgyel to be trained in Japan

Ngawang Namgyel

Ngawang Namgyel, 21, from Bhutan Judo Association (BJA) will undergo judo training at Dohto University, Hokkaido in Japan for a month in November this year. Ngawang was sponsored by the SEISA group in Japan. The training is to get acquainted with the judo techniques before facing other countries in South Asian Games …

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Change in Lingzhi as seen through archery tournament

Twenty-one teams from Soe, Naro and Lingzhi participates in an archery tournament in Lingzhi, Thimphu

The Yangphel-style archery tournament in Lingzhi has reached the semi-final. The tournament, which is organised by the Lingzhi gewog administration, saw 21 teams from Soe, Naro and Lingzhi consisting of five players each. To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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UAFC draws DUFC 0-0

Ugyen Academy (UA) FC failed to advantage of playing at home with good support base when they faced Druk United (DU) FC yesterday. The action-packed game ended in a goal less draw. In a seesaw battle, both teams created chances and defended well right from the kick off.  UA created …

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BFF Academy humbles PUFC 11-3

Karma Tsheltrim ( Red) of BFF Academy defends a rare attack from PUFC (Photo: BFF)

Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) Academy U-20 thrashed Phuentsholing United FC (PUFC) 11-3 in the ongoing BOB Bhutan Premier League at Phuentsholing yesterday. In a clear case of dominance, BFF Academy strolled through the first half of the game starting from the kick off. Dorji Khandu’s stunning goal in two minutes …

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Sarpang-Gelephu sees increasing taekwondo enthusiasts

Winners: Students of Gelephu LSS celebrate their victory as the group walks around the town collecting donation

Outside the multi-purpose hall in Gelephu, a group of kids are engaged in a serious discussion. These are students of Gelephu lower secondary school. And the team has just won the 7th inter-school taekwondo championship that concluded yesterday.       To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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Pelden Wangchuk becomes the youngest TOD winner

Pelden Wangchuk (Photo: BOC)

Pelden Wangchuk practised for four months to take part in the Tour of the Dragon cycling race. It paid off. On Saturday, Pelden, 20, not only won the 10th edition of the treacherous race, but also became the youngest cyclist to win the race. To read more, please subscribe by …

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Six Bhutanese archers to compete in ISPS Handa Cup in Japan

The competition will be held in both men and women divisions in recurve and compound bows (Photo: Bhutan Archery Federation)

Six archers from Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF) will participate in the Third ISPS (International Sports Promotion Society) Handa  Cup, which will be held in Okazaki, Aichi in Japan from September 14 to 15. The competition will be held in both men and women categories in recurve and compound bows. To …

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Coach to undergo Para Taekwondo

Jangchub Choden

A Bhutan Taekwondo Federation’s coach has been selected for Agitos Foundation Session on Para Taekwondo course at Tsukaba University in Tokyo, Japan from November 20 to 22. Para Taekwondo is an adaptation of the sport of taekwondo for athletes with impairment. To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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MUFC beats Friends United FC 3-0

A total of nine teams are competing in the Thimphu League (Photo: BFF)

Motithang United FC beat Friends United FC 3-0 in the ongoing Thimphu league at Changlimithang Stadium yesterday. With both teams taking a defensive approach to the game, the first half was limited to a very few off the target attempts. MUFC came strong in the second half with a purpose …

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