Baseball in Bhutan is now official with more than 50 children taking part in a Baseball coaching programme. The children will go through 9 coaching sessions, after which 5 children will be selected to represent Bhutan at the World Children’s Baseball Fair in Fukui in Japan in August.
Wizards are the winners of the first ever A division basketball championship. The team defeated Phojas by nine and a half baskets in the finals played, yesterday. The final match took place at the YDF indoor basketball court in Thimphu.
The first football tournament of the year in Bumthang began yesterday coinciding with the birth anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo.
Coinciding with the birth anniversary of the Third Druk Gyalpo, today, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) observed its Olympic Day. This year, the event was organized at Gedu, Chhukha. His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, the President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee graced the event.
Tandin Wangchen once again won the title of Mr. Bhutan 2013 beating 13 other competitors at the 6th National Bodybuilding Championship. The championship was held yesterday in Thimphu.
A junior boxing team from Bhutan is participating in the Asian Junior Boxing Championship of Asian Boxing Confederation, in Kazakhstan.
The first ever National Deogor Tournament began at Changlimithang ground in Thimphu, yesterday.
Eighteen teams are participating in the ongoing Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial National Archery Tournament. This number is said to be quite disappointing when compared to the participation in compound bow tournaments.
The Thuenlam Championship 2013 football tournament is underway in the Capital. In the first match today, the RICBL FC won the match from Zhabtog FC. The RICBL team scored two goals, while Zhabtog team scored only one goal.
United Sikkim FC defeated Yeedzin FC by four goals to two in the final match played in Thimphu, yesterday. Thousands of spectators came to watch the final game. They had especially come to watch the former Indian football captain and co-owner of United Sikkim, Baichung Bhutia play.