English | Dzongkha Saturday, September 21, 2019

Bumthang’s first artificial turf football ground ready

The Chamkhar football ground in Bumthang town is finally laid with artificial turf, after some initial hiccups in completing the construction works. Football enthusiasts in the dzongkhag are excited about the new facility, which is expected to open in a few weeks.

Senior women’s national team defeats Sri Lanka in a friendly match

The senior women’s national team defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 as the two sides played yet another friendly match at the Changlimethang National Stadium yesterday.

Tashi Wangdi won bronze in the Open International Boxing Tournament, Thailand

Tashi Wangdi had to settle for bronze as he lost the semi final match of the ongoing Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament in Bangkok, today.

Bhutan fails to win medal at 10th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championship

Bhutan’s taekwondo participants lost to their opponents during the 10th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championship which held from 16th to 24th of this month at Amman in Jordan.

Bhutan women’s team loses to Sri Lanka- Football

The senior women’s national team suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Sri Lankan side in a friendly match played at the Changlimithang National Stadium, yesterday.

First-ever weightlifting championship held in Thimphu

Cheki Gyeltshen won gold in the senior men’s category in the first-ever weightlifting championship organised in Thimphu on July 20. He lifted a total of 200 kilograms.

Tashi Tshokey wins bronze in 12th South Asian Bodybuilding Championship

Tashi Tshokey won the bronze medal in men’s sports physique during 12th South Asian Bodybuilding Championship held in Nepal.

Mipham Yoezer Gurung sets a new National record in high jump

With a jump of 1.88 meters, Mipham Yoezer Gurung from Punakha set up a new national men’s high jump record in the first-ever Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation (BAAF) National Athletics Championship held in the capital today. Over 140 students and civilians from 9 districts took part in the competition this time.

Majas and Wizards crowned champions of 2019 Coronation Cup.

Team Wizards are the new champions of the 25th Annual Coronation Cup 2019 as they defeated Phojas 80-53 in the finals played yesterday. In the women’s category, team Majas defended their title by overcoming team Taras. 5 women’s team and 28 men’s team took part in the competition this time.

Open National Badminton Championship begins

More than 60 participants from across the country will compete in six different categories over the next four days as the Open National Badminton Championship began in Thimphu today.

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