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Kinley Tshering of Pelkhil School bagged a silver medal in the open category and also won the best fighter award at the second CWCN International Judo Cup in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 20. Bikash Tamang also from Pelkhil School and Tandin Zam from Lungtenzampa Middle Secondary School won a bronze …

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An exclusive game?

Golf: From the crude wooden clubs used by children in some of the remotest parts of the country, to the more sophisticated golf club sets used at the Royal Thimphu Golf Club (RTGC), golf is another game that has picked up in popularity over the years.

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BCCB T20 2016 underway

Cricket: The much anticipated cricket tournament, the BCCB T20 2016, is underway in Thimphu. The tournament began with defending champions, Takin City, taking on last season’s semi-finalist Youth XI in the opening match on May 14.

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Aiming higher

Shooting: Air rifle shooting was first introduced in 1997 with the establishment of the Bhutan Shooting Federation (BSF) by the then trade minister, Om Pradhan. However, the popularity of the sport has been under shadowed by other popular sports in the country.

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Not a very well organised championship

Table tennis: Sunday 11am, Sumit Subba of Pelkhil School and Leki Dorji from Motithang higher secondary school (MHSS) are engaged in an intense table tennis match at the national table tennis hall in Thimphu.

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Young teams enter B league

Basketball: Young Guns are the youngest team to participate in the on-going B League basketball tournament in Thimphu. The team’s players are all 14 years and below.

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