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Kuenjung FC to face Zhowong Clan FC in Gathuen futsal finals

Favorites Kuenjung FC and Zhowong Clan FC booked their place in the ongoing Gathuen Futsal Tournament final at the futsal pitch below the Changlimithang stadium in Thimphu.  The semi finals were played on July 12. Ten teams took part in the tournament, which was organized by Thimphu Palace FC. The …

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About 300 students are involved in a month-long annual taekwondo camp at national taekwondo hall in Thimphu. The students are perfecting basic taekwondo demonstration and aerobics that will be presented at clock tower on July 22. The camp will close on July 31.

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Five players and one official from Bhutan Karate Association will take part in open Karate championship 2018 that will be held from July 18 to 22 in Bangkok, Thailand. The team will take part as a preparation for South Asian Games to be held  in Nepal next year. 

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Plan to increase prize money for UTH Women’s Super League dropped

BFF Academy FC (orange) humbled Thimphu FC 14-0

The ongoing Ugyen Trading House (UTH) Women’s Super league which plays eight teams also feature some foreign players this year. The league is the only national club level championship for women’s football teams. The national football federation dropped its decision to increase the prize money for ongoing UTH women’s super …

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12 judokas promoted to black belt

About 30 students attended the seminar

However, the promotion will be formal after an official approval of the test results from Kodokan Judo Institute in Japan After two days of Jita Kyoei and black belt Judo seminar, 12 brown belt holders from Bhutan Judo Association (BJA) were awarded a promotion in principle to black belt in …

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Sarpang Strikers are the national women cricket champions again

The championship played four teams this year

Sarpang Strikers humbled Dragon Strikers from Thimphu by 51 runs in the final of Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) Women’s T20 championship at Pelkhil Oval in Thimphu yesterday to win the championship for two consecutive years. Sarpang Strikers bagged the champions’ title in the inaugural edition of the national club …

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Merak PS gets a new football ground

Five teams participated in the one-day futsal tournament on July 7 (Photo- Tashi Peldhen A)

Given the harsh weather conditions and lack of adequate facilities, students of Merak Primary School in Trashigang do not get to play sports much. Things, however, changed this year. Since the beginning of this year, the school received a new football ground that kept both the young and old in …

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Team Gelephu defeated Bangtar United with 1-0 at the veteran super league final in Samdrupjongkhar yesterday. The winner won a cash prize Nu 30,000 and runners-up took home Nu 20,000. The month long league started on June 16. Samdrupjongkhar Sports Association (SSA) organised the league that had eight teams from …

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Athletes break national records in high jump

The athletic meet ends today

Two national records were broken at the ongoing national school athletic meet in Thimphu over the last two days of the athletic meet. Chimi Wangmo from Lhuentse HSS beat her previous record in high jump at 1.39 metres on the second day. During the last edition of the athletic meet, …

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Woman boxer wins 3,000 metres run

Tandin Lhamo (centre) won the race and Yeshi Dem (right) came second

The first woman boxer Tandin Lhamo showed that she is as good in boxing as in track events when she won the 3,000 metres track event at the national school athletic meet in Lungtenzampa, Thimphu yesterday. The 21-year-old student from Dagana studies in Pelkhil School and is representing Thimphu thromde …

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