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Khuru tournament held in Dorokha 

Three women teams participated in the tournament

Unlike in the past, three women teams participated in the annual khuru tournament this year in Dorokha, Samtse. The Dorokha Drungkhag Sports and Cultural Association (DDSCA) organised the tournament. About 18 male teams with three teams from Rangtse village of Gakiling gewog in lower Haa also participated. The three-day tournament …

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Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Gold Cup returns 

Phuentsholing will this winter host one of the most sought-after football championships, the Jigme Wangchuck Gold Cup, which was on hold since 2006. The championship was popular among football enthusiasts from Sikkim, Kalimpong, Nepal, and Bhutan. Started in 1987, the Jigme Wangchuck Gold Cup was an annual football championship that …

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LG members initiate friendly archery match to enhance cooperation

It’s 10am. The otherwise bustling town of Trashigang wears a deserted look. The busy Saturday streets remain forsaken. Residents, vendors and shopkeepers have left for a local tshechu in the nearby gewogs. But a game of archery is on-going below the bus terminal. Led by their respective mangmis, teams from Merak and Yangnyer …

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Lone female archer makes it to seeded list

Dorji Dema (Photo: Ugyen Dorji)

Dorji Dema the first female archer competing among men is one of the 18 contenders for the best archer’s title in the on-going Paro open archery tournament. She made it to the top 18 after hitting 22 kareys, including three bull’s eyes and two dobjeys in the 45 rounds. Her team lost …

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Transport United FC to play Colombo FC in AFC Cup pre qualifiers

Transport United FC

Transport United FC will play the reigning champions of Sri Lanka’s Dialog champions league, Colombo FC, in the two-legged AFC Cup 2019 preliminary stages in February. Transport United FC has begun to prepare for the pre qualifiers, calling in some players from local clubs. The club expects to go into …

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Veteran Basketball Championship tournament

Team Young Vets won this year’s Veteran Basketball Championship tournament. The Merlins finished as runner-up. The tournament was organised by the Basketball Federation of Bhutan. A total of eight men’s teams participated in the competition.  (Photo: BFB Facebook Page)

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 Druk Thimphu Boxing Club organised a championship at the Clock Tower Square in Thimphu yesterday to celebrate 63rd birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. More than 20 boxers took part in the championship.

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For supporting youth and active lifestyle through football, the Bhutan Football Federation on November 4 awarded a Champion of Football award to Bank of Bhutan’s Chief Executive Officer, Pema Nadik. The annual football championship, BoB national League sees six clubs participating every year with each club consisting of 30 young …

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Transport United defends BoB national league title

Transport United FC is the first defending champions to win the league

Defeating debutant Paro FC 2-1 in the last match of BoB national league 2018, Thimphu City FC denied Paro FC the national league title in their debut appearance yesterday. Paro FC was close to winning the championship after beating Transport United both home and away this edition. However, the visitors …

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Tsimalakha hospital wins departmental volleyball

The finalists of the departmental volleyball championship

Tsimalakha hospital won the departmental volleyball championship that was played at Chhukha Centre School’s football ground yesterday. Tsimalakha hospital won the first set 25-17. Youth Development & Rehabilitation Centre, Tsimasham won the second set to extend the match a fourth set. The hospital won the third and fourth set to …

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Lone woman archer hits 14 kareys in 30 rounds

Dorji Dema

Being the lone woman archer among the 179 men archers, many came to witness her play in the ongoing Paro open archery tournament. Dorji Dema, mother of three is among the first women to play in an archery tournament. In the ongoing league round, each team will get to play …

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BoB national league to award best goalkeeper title

As the curtain prepares to fall on another BOB national league season at the Changlingmithang stadium this weekend, the race to become the best goalkeeper in the league is open until tomorrow. Unlike past editions, the national league 2018 was one of the most unpredictable seasons of the toughest and …

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