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Top teams prepare to have it out

A total of at least Nu 1.3 million is up for grabs

Football: Football enthusiasts will see some of the top clubs from Thimphu, Paro, Punakha and Phuentsholing clash when the national football league tournament kicks off on July 5.

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BOC approves use of accessories in Yangphel Open

Archery: In order to facilitate the Bhutanese archers to be at par with the international standards and to compete at an international level, Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has approved the use of accessories on compound bows during the 19 Yangphel Open archery tournaments.

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Pamos and Jachungs win Coronation Cup

Basketball: Team Pamos humbled Mystiques 70-23 in women’s category and Jachungs defeated Pazaps 69-59 in the men’s category to win the 2015 Coronation Cup basketball championship in Thimphu yesterday.

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Archers on the road to Rio

Competition: The Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF), during the third recurve bow national ranking competition in Thimphu yesterday, selected the top three archers each in men and women categories to represent the country in the world championships in July.

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Home record broken as China thrashes Bhutan by 6-0

World cup: Bhutan national football team lost their first international game at the Changlimithang stadium, when the team was humbled 6-0 by the People’s Republic of China in the first home game of the second round of the World Cup qualifiers yesterday.

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Dragons go head to head

Football: Although China is a strong team in Asia, the head coach of team Bhutan, Norio Tsukitate, at a press conference in Thimphu yesterday, said he had strategies to overcome them in the match.

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Size does matter

Analysis: When the Hong Kong national team coach, Kin Pan-gon, said his team was too strong for Bhutan, he couldn’t have meant just in terms of physical strength.

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HRH re-elected as the BOC President

BOC: The President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, was re-elected unanimously by the BOC General Assembly, for the term 2015 - 2018 on May 31.

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Yanmar league concludes

Football: Thimphu City FC trounced Drukpol FC 5-1 in the final match of the Yanmar Thimphu Premier League (YTPL), yesterday, ensuring their place in the third on goal difference.

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