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Defending champions Jachung on top

Crossovers without a single win at the end of Day 12

Basketball: Day 12 of the on going Pepsi A league basketball tournament at the Swimming Pool Complex saw newcomers, Crossovers, suffer yet another defeat to Drukpas 66-51.

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A girl sees her dream in her father

Profile: Bhutanese athletes managed to bag 16 medals from the 12th South Asian Games at Guwahati and Shillong in India last month. This was the highest number of medals won by the Bhutanese athletes in an international competition.

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Inculcating a more serious sports culture in schools

Under a new framework, several new recruitments and activities are being planned and proposed 

Education: To foster holistic development and deliver quality education in schools the Department of Youth and Sports (DYS) has developed several activities as part of its Sports and Physical Activity programme.

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Coaches get trained for academy

Training: In order to set up a coaching academy in the country, a pilot project focussing on training the coaches is underway in Thimphu. A total of 20 coaches from 12 National Sports Federations (NSF) are taking part in the week-long programme at the office of Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation.

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Pazaps beat Takins in overtime

Basketball: Pazaps defeated Takins 78-68 in the first overtime (OT) period of the on-going Pepsi A-league basketball tournament at the Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu yesterday.

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National veteran volleyball tournament

Team Big-Bang (white)defeated Paro Tiger United to win the first national veteran volleyball tournament in Changlimithang yesterday. The winners took home a cash prize of Nu 30,000 along with a trophy and certificates. The runners-up were given Nu 20,000, a trophy and certificates.  A total of seven teams took part …

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Athletes recognized

Award: Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) President, His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, granted cash soelras to the medal winners of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) yesterday.

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