English | Dzongkha Tuesday, March 2, 2021

BOC hopes to allow sports tournaments from March

The Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) hopes to allow the conduct of all sporting tournaments starting next month. However, it will happen only if the COVID-19 situation remains the same. The Committee temporarily deferred all tournaments in the country until the end of the month to discourage unnecessary gatherings.

Thimphu City FC to face Club Eagles of the Maldives in preliminary round one of AFC

Thimphu City Football Club anticipates making to the playoff rounds of the Asian Football Confederation Cup (AFC) 2021. Being the champions of Bhutan, Thimphu City FC will face Club Eagles of The Maldives in the preliminary round one of the AFC Cup in April this year.

Tokyo Olympics likely to be postponed again

A former official of the London 2012 Olympics said that the Tokyo Olympics will likely be postponed again amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games scheduled to take place in July last year in Tokyo was deferred to this summer.  

Good day at work for Bhutanese Chenchos in the Hero I-League

Chencho Gyeltshen scores a brace while Chencho Dorji’s Sudeva Delhi FC wrapped up first win. 

BFF suspends Bhutan Women’s National Championship

Following the cluster transmission of COVID-19 in Thimphu, the Bhutan Football Federation, BFF, suspended the ongoing Bhutan Women’s National Championship 2020 being held in Punakha. This is to make sure that those who travelled from Thimphu and other high-risk areas get tested.

Bhutan Women’s National Championship 2020 to be played in Punakha

The Bhutan Women’s National Championship 2020 will begin next week with 10 teams from eight districts taking part in the competition this time. Unlike the previous years, the tournament this time will be a centralised event to be played in Punakha because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organised by the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF), the Women’s National Championship is the main football competition for women held every year.

Thimphu City FC crowned new champions of Bhutan Premier League 2020

Thimphu City Football Club lifted the Bhutan Premier League 2020 trophy as they have been officially crowned the champions of the league yesterday in Punakha. However, their unbeaten streak came to an end as they were beaten 3-2 by Ugyen Academy in the final match of the league. Eight teams from Thimphu, Paro, Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang took part in the competition this time.

Women’s National Cricket team to compete for a spot in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, 2022

Bhutanese Women’s National Cricket team will compete for a spot in the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup which will be held in 2022. Bhutan along with Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, China, Hong Kong, Myanmar and Nepal will fight for the two spots.

Snowman Race organises virtual run

To keep the momentum of the Snowman Race alive, and to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the Royal Wedding, the Snowman Race announced a 40km virtual run during the Athletes Roundtable event on Tuesday. 

BPL 2020 to resume from Thursday

The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) will resume the country’s top domestic league, Bhutan Premier League 2020, from tomorrow. The league was suspended after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown on 11th August.

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