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A five day FIFA youth coaching course organised by Bhutan Football Federation began yesterday in Thimphu. The course that includes more than 21 youth coaches is supported by FIFA. India’s football team coach Stephen Constantine is facilitating the five-day long course. Photo: BFF

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RBP and RTC win volleyball championship

Men’s team from Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) and women’s team from Royal Thimphu College (RTC) won the week-long institutional volleyball championship in Changlingmithang yesterday. The first final played between RTC and Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital(JDWNRH) in women’s category saw the former defeat JDWNRH with two points in the …

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Karate athletes brought home two gold and a bronze from the 3rd International Shoto Cup karate-Do held in Amritsar, Punjab from October 26 to 28. Student of Pelkhil High School, Yonten Phuntsho and Tshering Wangchuk, a student of Ugyen Academy won gold . Ram Bdr Ghalley,  a trainee at Technical …

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National U-15 boys knocked out of SAFF championship

Bhutan lost to India 0-4 yesterday (Photo: BFF)

National U-15 boys bid farewell to the ongoing fifth edition of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 championship after losing both group stage matches to Pakistan and India in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bhutan played India yesterday to win a last semi-finals spot after Pakistan thrashed both Bhutan and India scoring four …

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Debutant Paro FC stuns Transport United FC 

Debutant Paro FC stunned the defending champions Transport United FC at the Changlingmithang stadium on October 27 to lead the ongoing BOB national league 2018. The win helped the visitors finish two points ahead of Transport United that had been leading the table until the ninth game week. Paro FC …

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Team Trongsa wins two-day super league

At least nine dzongkhags participated in the first super league

Trongsa dzongkhag team won the two-day civil-servant super league held in Tsirang yesterday. Trongsa’s team scored two goals against Tsirang’s lone goal in the finals yesterday. Team Trongsa turned out strong with the dzongdag Tenzin Dorji as one of its fastest players. Tsirang slogged a bit with one of its best players …

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Bhutan plays Pakistan tomorrow

Bhutan plays Pakistan for the first time (Photo: BFF)

Under-15 national boys’ team will play against Pakistan in the ongoing U-15 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship in Nepal tomorrow. The boys will make third appearance in the championship in the fifth edition of SAFF U-16 championship against Pakistan that opened the championship with 2-1 stunner against defending champions …

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Thimphu FC and Phuentsholing United out of title race

Debutant Paro FC (white ) beat Thimphu FC 5-2

Thimphu FC suffered a disappointing 2-5 loss to Paro FC at home on October 23 at Changlingmithang in the ongoing BOB national league 2018. The result helped Paro FC, one of the new teams in the league extend their lead in the top two spots with 15 points in eight …

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Bhutanese athletes exit Asian Para Games

Despite an impressive performance by the two Bhutanese Paralympic athletes at the 3rd Asian Para Games, the duo could not qualify into the elimination rounds. Bhutanese para-archer, Pema Rigsel, 30, lost to Malaysia in the seven meters wheelchair recurve archery. Para-shooter, Kinley Dem, did not qualify for the knockouts as …

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BOC President elected as IOC member

HRH Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck with IOC President Thomas Bach (Photo: IOC)

The president of Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee on October 9 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The session elected new members to the IOC following a …

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Bhutan suffers 4-0 loss against Bangladesh

Bhutan recorded one win and two losses so far

Stopping frequent attacks and playing critical interceptions against Bangladesh, it was a busy evening for Dorji Eden and her defenders at Changlingmithang yesterday. Bhutan’s controlled defense effort gave Bangladesh a tough challenge. Despite sharing equal chances to score, host Bhutan went two goals down, conceding an opener in the first …

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Women’s football in South Asia picking up

The SAFF U-18 women’s championship’s semi-finals begin today

Women’s football in South Asia has had to battle cultural influence for a long time. The development of women’s football so has been not very encouraging. However, wind of change of a sort seems to have struck the region lately. The ongoing under-18 SAFF women’s championship in Thimphu that began …

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Two para athletes to represent Bhutan at 3rd Para Asian Games

The athletes are frepresenting the country at the Para Asian Games for the first time

Two Paralympic athletes from Bhutan Paralympic committee, the first to represent the country yesterday left for the third Para Asian Games, which will be held from October 6-13 in Jakarta- Palembang, Indonesia. According to a press release from Bhutan Olympic Committee, two athletes, Pema Rigsel and Kinley Dem will represent …

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