Sports

Bhutan T20-Smash kicks off to a roaring start

By Staff ReporterThimphu OThe Bhutan T20 smash 2021 officially started from 2019 and was supposed to be a yearly club tournament but had to be shelved last year due to the pandemic.After 16 months of lull, organizers, the Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB), were able to kick-start the tournament yesterday and the t20 smash is the first of all that …

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Wizards wins Pepsi A-League Basketball Championship 2018

By Tshering Wizards wins their second Pepsi A-League Basketball Championship title by beating Thimphu Magics in the second leg played here on Friday. Wizards defeated Thimphu Magics by 79 to 68. However, Sonam Phuntsho from Thimphu Magics was the top scorer of the match scoring 22 points. The game saw both teams customizing their offensive strategies on their speed and …

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Dechencholing Nazheon and Sarpang Strikers in Woman’s T20 final

By Tshering It was a tense moment for Dechencholing Nazheon and Ugyen Academy to qualify for the first ever Women’s T20 Club Championship final to be played tomorrow at Pelkhil School ground. The second runner up was to be decided between Dechencholing Nazheon and Ugyen Academy in the last “do or die” game. As the table showed Ugyen Academy was …

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First women’s T20 Club Championship in full swing

By Tshering The first ever Women’s T20 Club Championship in Bhutan in collaboration with UNICEF, India Bhutan Foundation and International Cricket Council started yesterday in Thimphu. A total of six teams, representing the districts are taking part with two teams from Thimphu. A total of 16 matches will be played and all matches will be played at the Pelkhil School …

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Thimphu City defends title in style

Club has not lost a single game this year   By Tshering Thimphu City FC defended the Pepsi Thimphu League title in style. They beat Transport United yesterday at Changlimithang stadium becoming the first team to have won a league title without a single defeat. Thimphu City FC lifted their first Thimphu A-League title last year with a staggering 44 …

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Football fans not happy with the national team

By Tshering The Bhutanese National Football team lost to Maldives 2-0 in the second game of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers on Tuesday at the Changlimithang Stadium. Bhutanese fans were yet again disappointed with some raising eyebrows at the authority. Speaking to Bhutan Today, a resort manager in Paro, Sangay Dendup said we always see the same players against …

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Mewang Gyalsey archery tournament concludes Samtse bags first prize

  By Staff Reporter  His Royal Highness Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck graced the grand finale of Mewang Gyalsey Archery Tournament, played on imported bow in the Yangphel style on February 8. It was organized by the Office of the Gyaltshab, Gyalpoizhing, Mongar as part of commemoration of the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.   The programme …

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