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Bhutanese international, Nima Dorji (blue) was the lone foreign player to win a gold at the first Indramaya Maharjan memorial invitational international boxing tournament held in Kathmandu, Nepal last week. Bhutan won the second place after winning 10 medals ahead of India, which won nine medals. More than 40 boxers …

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Bhutan yet to register a win in Thailand women T20 smash 2019

National women cricket team in Thailand

Despite producing individual brilliance in the ongoing Thailand women T20 smash 2019, the national women cricket team struggles to register the first win in the championship. The team played Myanmar, one of the two countries without International Cricket Council world T20I rank, and lost to Myanmar by seven wickets yesterday. …

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More than 50 participants took part in a week-long basketball winter coaching camp in Samtse last week. The camp was to engage youth during winter vacation and to promote healthy living style. Children as young as six years old took part in the camp organised by Bhutan Basket Ball Federation.

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Lhendup Dorji to play with Lonestar Kashmir FC in India

Lhendup Dorji (white)

Following a series of unsuccessful attempts to win a contract with clubs outside Bhutan in last three years, Bhutanese international Lhendup Dorji will play with Lonestar Kashmir FC of India this season. The 24-year-old midfielder from Paro FC has signed contract for a season with I league second division club …

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Despite losing the lead to Prince FC from West Bengal in the dying minute, Thimphu City FC continued their strong form to share points in the extra minute in Samtse yesterday. The equally contested game between Thimphu City FC and Prince FC ended in a  2-2 draw in the ongoing …

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BOC asks SSA to explore funds to light the artificial turf

The artificial turf was laid at a cost of Nu 26 million

Football enthusiasts in Samdrupjongkhar say the artificial turf ground in the town needs lighting facilities so that they could play at night. They say they cannot play during the day in summer where temperatures soar more than 35 Degree Celsius and the ground is booked most of the time in …

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Transport United FC thrashed Gairkata FC from West Bengal 4-0 in the ongoing Samtse Championship yesterday. The former is the first home team to record a win in the championship to date.

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Paro FC draws Quess East Bengal Academy in Samtse

Paro FC’s skipper Jigme Tenzin (white)

Paro FC and Quess East Bengal Academy FC from West Bengal, India settled for 1-1 draw yesterday in the ongoing Samtse championship that began on January 6 in Samtse. However, it took Paro FC till the 83rdminute to tie the score and share the points. The equaliser came after the …

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BFF to implement new league structure

Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) will implement new pyramid of Bhutanese football league starting this year to provide the players from all levels equal chance to play in any premier competitions at home. The absence of a proper competitions tier, the federation claimed, had caused adverse impact on the quality, growth, …

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Sarpang won U-16 boy’s district championship that ended on December 28 in Wangue. U-16 boy’s team from Paro, Wangdue, Punakha, Thimphu, and Sarpang took part in a week-long tournament organised by Bhutan Cricket Council Board.

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There may be medals to count but association is struggling

The number of participants increases by threefold this year

For ten-year-old Karateka, Kuenyang Yigsel from Paro, practice and constant hard work is all that matters to do well. Kuenyang Yigsel recently won two gold at the national karate championship in Thimphu. She has won seven medals from international and national karate championships in the last two years. “I feel …

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Bhutan Football Federation inaugurated the giant led screen at the Changlingmithang stadium yesterday in Thimphu. The led screen was built with support from Asian Football Confederation President’s initiative. The initiative covered 75 percent of the USD 150,000 cost for the screen while the remaining was borne by the federation. AFC …

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9 teams in Laya archery championship semifinals

Karays are celebrated holding different coloured flag representing the point earned

The last knockout round of the on-going Laya archery championship in Trashiyangtse saw Serbu construction advance to the semifinals yesterday. A penalty shootout was held between the other two teams, Sonam Gembo construction and Thinley Barchen. With one karay, Sonam Gembo construction qualified along with team Aibak for the semifinals. The …

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