English | Dzongkha Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Esports- the future of sports

Almost everyone owns a smartphone today in the country, and some spend most of their time playing games online. While many consider it a waste of time and money, there is a group that thinks otherwise. They believe online gaming is the future of sports. Taking it a step further, they have formed an official group, calling it  ‘Mobile Gaming Community’. The group aspires to recruit and help train skilled gamers to take part in international tournaments.

A promising future for youngest national batswoman

She fell in love with the game at a young age. She dreamt of becoming a professional cricketer. And today, passion with a good portion of optimism has put Ngawang Choden well on track to living her dreams. She is the youngest and a key player in the women’s national cricket team as our reporter Tshering Dendup shares Ngawang’s story.

High-Quality United FC thrashed Druk Lhayul FC 5-1

In the ongoing BoB Bhutan Premier League, High-Quality United FC thrashed Druk Lhayul FC 5-1 at the Changlimithang stadium yesterday.

Thimphu City FC share points with Transport United FC- boosting for Paro FC’s hopes

Transport United FC faced Thimphu City FC in a fast-paced match at the Changlimithang national stadium earlier today. It was a must-win match for Transport United FC to keep their hopes alive for the top two places in the ongoing BOB Bhutan Premier League. The win for Thimphu City FC would also make the task of defending their title easier. But the match ended in a two-two draw.

Futsal turning into a lucrative business

Investing in the sport of futsal is becoming a lucrative business. Instead of building houses, an increasing number of people in Thimphu are opting to construct futsal courts and manage them. They say constructing futsal courts need less investment compared to house constructions while the returns are also better. Today, Thimphu alone has more than 15 futsal courts with a few more under construction. Futsal is a football game played on a smaller pitch with fewer players.

Paro FC and Thimphu City FC neck and neck in tense title race

The BoB Bhutan Premier League title race leaves no breathing space as Paro FC trail Thimphu City FC only on goal difference with just two matches remaining for the season to wrap up. While these two teams will meet for one last time, which is expected to decide the title, the third-placed Transport United FC will be a major threat to Thimphu City FC’s hope. 

Ugyen Academy FC defeats Gomo FC 6-0

Ugyen Academy FC humbled Gomo FC 6-0 in the ongoing BoB Bhutan Premier League in Punakha today. Ugyen Academy FC scored three goals in the first half of the game and added three more in the second half.

A Bhutanese cricketer to participate in the first world FairBreak Invitational Women’s Cricket T20

The vice-captain of the Bhutan Women’s Cricket Team, Anju Gurung, is selected to participate in the first world FairBreak Invitational Women’s Cricket T20 tournament. The tournament will take place in Hong Kong next year.

Transport United FC defeat Paro FC 3-2

Paro FC’s hope to go on the top of the BoB Bhutan Premier League table was crushed by Transport United FC. Paro FC lost 2-3 to title contender Transport United FC at the Changlimithang stadium on Tuesday. 

Transport United humbles Gomo FC five-nil

Transport United FC thrashed Gomo FC five-nil in the ongoing BoB Bhutan Premier League at the Changlimithang today.

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