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To commemorate the birth anniversary of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo Bhutan football federation observed the Grassroots Football Day in all 20 dzongkhags. The grassroots programme aimed at mass participation, skill development and giving equal opportunities to children also observed the Children’s Day across the country on November 11.

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Dragon Strikers defeated Takin City by 63 runs to win the India Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup 2017 undefeated on November 4 at Pelkhil Oval. The champions of the IBF T20 Cup 2017, Dragon Strikers won a cash prize of Nu 200,000 along with Trophy. Runner-up team was given a cash ...

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IBF T20 Cup final today at Pelkhil Oval

Team Takin City faces an uphill battle against the newcomers, Dragon Strikers in the final of annual India-Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup at the Pelkhil Oval, Thimphu today. Takin City has lost to Dragon Strikers in the league of the tournament and finished second. Takin City, however, knocked out the defending ...

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Coach Pema returns to lead national squad

Coach Pema (Photo courtesy: BFF)

Former assistant coach of the national football team, Pema is now managing the national squad for the home match against Oman in the second last match of the AFC Asian cup 2019 qualifier on November 14. Coach Pema stepped in about a week ago following the exit of German coach ...

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Chencho Gyeltshen makes his debut with Minerva Punjab FC

Chencho Gyeltshen

Twenty-one-year-old Bhutanese striker, Chencho Gyeltshen, who recently joined Minerva Punjab FC, played his first game against defending champions Rail Coach Factory (RCF) at the ongoing Punjab state league on October 31 in Punjab, India. Chencho Gyeltshen was on the bench until 63rd minute and replaced the club’s 30-year-old East European ...

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India House Golf Tournament underway

A total of 143 senior golfers and 43 junior golfers are taking part in the annual India House golf tournament that began yesterday at the India House golf club, Thimphu. A separate category for the juniors was introduced in 2015. There are two lady golfers taking part in the senior ...

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Lungtenzampa MSS wins tenth Queen’s Road Relay

The Queen’s Road Relay flagged off at the Memorial Choeten in Thimphu

Completing the eight laps in one hour 42 minutes, Lungtenzampa Middle Secondary School won the 10th Queen’s Road Relay  in Thimphu yesterday. Lungtenzampa MSS was leading the race in the first lap until Dechencholing HSS’ second runner Kinley Tenzin pushed the team behind. It was then on Kunzang Deki to ...

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With 142 points, Bumdelling lower secondary school bagged the first position at the annual intra-dzongkhag taekwondo tournament held at Baylling Central School in Trashiyangtse yesterday. Bayling CS came second with 94 points. A total of 114 students from four schools in Trashiyangtse took part in the day-long tournament. (Photo courtesy: ...

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Laya Run opens 2nd royal highland festival

Completing the 25 kilometres run in one hour 59 minutes, Sangay, 23, a soldier from Paro reached the finishing line at Langothang, Laya to become the champion of the Laya Run at the second Royal highlander festival yesterday. His Majesty The King graced the opening of the festival, which ends today.

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Team Gomdar defeated team Martshala and Samdrupjongkhar (9-7-0) at the open khuru tournament final in Samdrupjongkhar on October 22.

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