English | Dzongkha Wednesday, March 3, 2021

BOC working on the list of non-contact sports that will be allowed during the unlocking phase

The Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) is working on the list of sports that are permissible during the unlocking phase. The committee expects to complete and submit the list to the government by this week. As part of the relaxation of the nationwide lockdown, the Prime Minister’s Office allowed the public to take part in non-contact sports such as badminton and tennis starting from yesterday.

Bhutan Premier League to kick off from August 1

Bhutan Football Federation is all set to begin the Bhutan Premier League, the top football league in the country from August 1.

Paro FC through to the preliminary round two of the South Asian Zone Qualifiers for 2020 AFC

Paro FC is now through to the preliminary round two of the regional qualifier of the Asian Football Confederation Cup. They clinched the place following an away goal advantage against Defenders FC of Sri Lanka as the two-legged qualifier round ended yesterday at the Changlimithang Stadium.

Gelegphu high school wins Women’s National Championship

Team Gelegphu high school won the finals of the High-Quality Women’s National Championship played yesterday at Gelegphu.

Paro FC to face Defenders FC of Sri Lanka in the 1st round of qualifiers for 2020 AFC Cup

Paro FC will face Defenders FC of Sri Lanka in the Preliminary Round One of the South Asian Zone qualifiers for the 2020 Asian Football Confederation Cup.

More than 200 golfers participate in India House Golf Tournament

The India House Golf Tournament saw a record number of more than 200 golfers participating in this year’s tournament. The prize distribution for the winners of the various categories was held yesterday.

Archer Karma secures Bhutan’s first ever Olympic quota

Karma, 29, becomes the first athlete from Bhutan to qualify for Olympic quota place in any sport. She won a recurve women’s archery spot for Tokyo 2020 during the Asian continental qualification tournament held in Bangkok today.

Bhutan to host Nepal vs Kuwait 2022 FIFA world cup qualifiers

Bhutan will host the Nepal vs Kuwait match, FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers at the Changlimithang National Stadium on 19th of this month. The match scheduled to be played in Kathmandu was shifted after AFC declared the Kathmandu-based Dasharath Stadium unsuitable for the match due to the ongoing reconstruction of the stadium.

15 participates in Cyclothon at Tingtibi

Sherub Gyeltshen won the 85-kilometre Cyclothon, which was held yesterday as a part of the 2nd Bhutan Bird Festival, at Tingtibi in Zhemgang. 

Bhutan wins 5 medals at the 5th South Asian Karate Championship

The Bhutanese Karate team bagged one gold medal and four bronze medals at the 5th South Asian Karate Championship held at Dhaka.

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