English | Dzongkha Thursday, April 18, 2019

Bhutan to face Guam in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers round

Bhutan will face Guam in the 2022 FIFA World Cup preliminary qualifiers Round 1. The official draw was held at the Asian Football Confederation house in Malaysia yesterday.

Volleyball clubs to revive the popularity of the game

The Bhutan Volleyball Federation (BVF) introduced nine volleyball clubs yesterday in an attempt to revive volleyball in the country. The formation of the first ever volleyball clubs in the country is expected to restore the popularity of volleyball.

President of BFF elected as the executive committee member of AFC

The president of Bhutan Football Federation (BFF), Ugen Tsechup Dorji, becomes the first Bhutanese to be elected as the executive committee member of Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

First Bhutan Sports Festival held in Gangteng and Phobji

The first Bhutan Sports Festival held in Gangteng and Phobji Villages of Wangdue Phodrang on April 6 saw over 100 participants. The festival was aimed to provide the participants’ engagement in Bhutan’s rich environment and cultural wealth and, promoting running and cycling as a healthy way of life.

400 chess sets donated to DYS

To promote chess in the schools, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) and the Bhutan Chess Association (BCA) with support from India Chess federation donated four hundred sets of chess to the Department of Youth and Sports (DYS) today.

Two new football schools to open next year

Two new football academies for boys and girls will be opened in Thimphu and Gelegphu by next year. The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) says the introduction of such independent schools is expected to further develop football and produce quality players in the country.

BOC plans to establish two sports schools

Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) is planning to establish two sports schools in the country in the 12th five-year plan. This was shared at the 4th general assembly of the committee yesterday.

Bhutanese team returns home with 3 medals from Special Olympics

The Bhutanese team returned home with two gold medals, one silver and one bronze from the Special Olympic World Games 2019 held in Abu Dhabi.

Pelden wins bronze at Special Olympics

A Bhutanese athlete, Pelden,36, won a bronze medal in the men’s shot-put category at this year’s Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi.

Bhutan out of SAFF women’s championship 2019

Bhutan is knocked out of the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019 as they lost 2-0 to Bangladesh yesterday.

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