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Sherubtse College FC lifts Chancellor’s Cup

Sherubtse College FC became the first champions of the Chancellor’s Cup

Sherubtse College FC defeated Penchhas FC 5-3 to become the champions of the first Chancellor’s Cup tournament in Kanglung on June 9. As a precautionary measure, the game started on a much slower pace compared to the previous games. While Penchhas focused on building their game around their new striker, …

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Multi-sports facility underused in Trashigang

Except for few regular players, the multi-sports facility remains idle throughout the day

Besides having a well-established multi-sports complex in the dzongkhag, not many tournaments are held for sports like basketball, volleyball and badminton. Save for evenings where a regular group of badminton players use the complex, the sports hall remains almost unused throughout the day. Budget constraints are the biggest challenge to …

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Archer from Sikkim overwhelms Bhutanese archers

Nine teams are taking part in the archery tournament that began on June 2

Archery enthusiasts in Trashigang were in for a treat as an archer from Sikkim, Gyaltsen Lachungpa, hit a series of karays in the ongoing Druk Premier League tournament in Trashigang on June 5. Gyaltsen Lachungpa hit a total of 20 karays yesterday breaking his own record of 19 karays during the first match …

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BCCB T20 Cricket tournament into super four play-off

The championship received the highest number of teams this year

At the ongoing Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) T20 cricket tournament at Pelkhil oval in Thimphu, Dragon Strikers, Thimphu Knights, SKD All-Stars, and Takin City have qualified to play super four play-offs that begins today. Defending champions Dragon Strikers from Pool-A was the first team to qualify for the super …

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About 100 students of Getsa LSS and Chumey MSS participated in the two day football clinic that six volunteers from JOCV conducted in Bumthang on May 19 and 20. The event was held to celebrate JOCV’s 30th anniversary in Bhutan this year and to encourage exercise among children. Similar football …

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Players from India win tennis championship for the third time

Tandin Wangchuk, the former national champion, became the first Bhutanese player to feature in the finals of India-Bhutan friendship tennis tournament in Thimphu yesterday. In the men’s singles of the 4th edition of the tournament, Tandin Wangchuk played against Vilasier Khate, two-time title holder of the championship. Tandin Wangchuk lost …

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MUFC defeats Youngsters to qualify for the semifinals

MUFC (black) defeated Youngsters 4-1

Methidrang United FC (MUFC) from Trashigang defeated Youngsters FC from Mongar by 4-1 goals to book a place at the semi-finals of the on-going Chancellor’s Cup in Kanglung yesterday. The match was tense, as the two former rivals took on each other in the fourth and final quarterfinals of the …

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Relay for Life to fight cancer together

Relay for Life on June 3 in Thimphu will be held to bring together community, stakeholders, and caregivers to celebrate the lives of those who have survived cancer and are undergoing treatment. Coinciding with the global month of survival, June, the event will showcase cancer survivorship, stage solidarity for fight …

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Would Mr Bhutan contest be held this year?

Ask bodybuilders With no preparations underway, bodybuilders are asking if the 10th edition of the annual Mr Bhutan contest would be held this year. A three-time Mr Bhutan winner, Tandin Wangchen said that in the past, bodybuilders would be preparing for the national championship by now. “There are no activities …

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Bhutan-India friendship tennis tournament underway

The tournament plays more than 60 players from Bhutan and India

More than 60 players are competing in the India-Bhutan friendship tennis tournament at the Changlingmithang tennis centre in Thimphu. Among the 45 players participating from home is Tenzin Singye Dorji, 16, a two-time winner of the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel National Open championship. In the previous edition, Tenzin Singye Dorji was …

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