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Thimphu City FC in the lead

Football: In the ongoing Thimphu League, Thimphu City FC’s goalless draw with Thimphu FC on May 1 at Changlingmithang Stadium, allows them to remain at the top of the table on goal difference.

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Training to represent the country

Table Tennis: The national table tennis hall in Thimphu looks totally abandoned. It is Friday, 5:30pm. Two boys are playing football outside. On the stairs of the hall are two table tennis rackets. The boys are waiting for their friends.

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New winners of DANTAK Open Bike Race

Cycling: In her maiden appearance at the 6th DANTAK Open Mountain Bike Race in Thimphu yesterday, Chimi Dema completed the race in 3 hours, 12 minutes and 6 seconds to win her first title in the open women’s category.

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Thimphu FC in lead

Football:  In the on going Thimphu Football League, debutant Tensung FC recorded their first point on the table when they held the table toppers, Thimphu FC, to a goalless draw at Changlimithang Stadium yesterday.

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Women rising, albeit slowly

Basketball: The country’s first women’s team defeated Bangladesh 61-29 at the first women’s South Asian Basketball (SABA) championship in Nepal on April 1.

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Basketball tournaments losing spectators

Basketball: The indoor basketball court at the Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu used to be cramped with spectators during games a decade ago. Students used to make up the majority of the audiences in the hall.

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