English | Dzongkha Monday, September 16, 2019

 Pelden Wangchuk wins the 10th edition of Tour of Dragon race

 Pelden Wangchuk, 20, won the 10th edition of Tour of Dragon mountain bike race completing the 268-kilometre in 10 hours, 45 minutes and 53 seconds on Saturday.

Pema Thekchok wins the 2019 Mr Bhutan title

Pema Thekchok won the 2019 Mr Bhutan title at the 10th edition of the National Bodybuilding and Physique Championship defeating eight other competitors on August 24. Cementing his legacy as the two time Mr Bhutan, he will be sponsored by the Bhutan Bodybuilding Association for the upcoming Asian Championship in Indonesia.

Bhutan’s maiden participation in World Judo Championship 2019

Bhutan makes its maiden participation in the World Judo Championship 2019 as three Bhutanese Judo fighters are currently taking part in the ongoing event, which started from yesterday in Japan. The World Championship is an annual event held in different countries every year.

Bhutan loses 2-3 to Sri Lanka in the SAFF U-15 Championship

Bhutan lost to Sri Lanka 2-3 in their opening match of the ongoing SAFF Under-15 Championship 2019 held at Kalyani Stadium in Kolkata, India yesterday. 

SAFF U15 Championship

The Dragon boys left for India to take part in the 6th edition of the 2019 South Asian Football Federation U15 Championship, today. The weeklong 2019 SAFF U15 Championship will be hosted by India at the Kalyani stadium starting from Wednesday.

Multi-sports complex in Samdrup Jongkhar

The multi-sports complex at Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde is finally ready.  The new sports structure has been constructed at a cost of more than Nu 20.23 M financed by the small development project, a grant from the government of India.

Promoting badminton in schools

Shuttle time Bhutan, an interactive training for teachers to spread the game of badminton ended in Gomtu, Samtse, yesterday. The two-day training saw 25 participants from three schools in Phuentshogpelri Gewog.

Over 2,000 participate in first-ever civil service marathon

Over 2,000 civil servants from Thimphu district took part in the first-ever civil service marathon held in the capital today. The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) organised the event as part of the well-being programs to promote the health and well-being of the civil servants.

Bhutan humbled by Latvia in the UEFA ASSIST U15 final

The Bhutanese team failed to win the UEFA ASSIST U15 International Tournament as they were beaten 6-0 in the finals played at the Maldives, yesterday.

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.

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