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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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23-man squad announced for Hong Kong match

World Cup: Veteran Passang Tshering of Thimphu City FC, FC Tertons’ captain Kinley Wangchuk, Drukstars’ Dawa Tshering, under-19 national player, Yeshi Dorji and Thimphu FC’s goalie Kinzang Gyelrhen are the five new players to join the Dragon Boys.

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A veteran called for World Cup first match

Final squad will be announced on Friday

Football: Veteran player Passang Tshering was asked to join the 23-man final squad that will play against Hong Kong in the first game of the second round of the World Cup qualification on June 11.

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Safety measures delays Coronation Cup

Basketball: The most prestigious basketball tournament in the country, the Coronation Cup, has been deferred considering the vulnerability of the venue, the swimming pool complex in Thimphu. After the earthquake of April 25, Bhutan Basketball Federation (BBF) officials were cautious of using the old structure that was built in the …

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Italian coach says ciao

Football: There was a lot of fanfare about Thimphu FC hiring a former Italian football league coach before the Yanmar league began. However, the excitement was short lived. The first international coach to have been hired by a local football club left the country even before coaching a single game.

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