Two football academies to start next year

The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) will start two full-fledged football academies from next year – one for boys in Changjiji and the other for girls in Gelephu. The BFF has already started working on infrastructure development at both academies. Both academies are expected to start in the next academic year. Both the football academies will […]

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Gold Cup kicks off Monday in Phuentsholing

Twelve teams – six from Bhutan, four from India and two from Nepal – will be playing in the prestigious and much-awaited Jigme Dorji Wangchuck memorial Gold Cup at the Phuentsholing Sports Association (PSA) ground from Monday. This football championship was first started in 1987 as an annual event and saw teams from Nepal and […]

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Thinley Wangmo becomes Under-19 Badminton Champ

True to the expectation of many, a class 12 passed student of Phuentsholing Higher Secondary School, Thinley Wangmo, emerged winner in the Woman’s Final Badminton Championship (U-19) held in Phuentsholing last week after winning four matches in a row. The 18-year-old champ credits her success to her parents and coaches who have been supporting her. […]

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‘Tour of the Dragon’ today

The 9th edition of the popular ‘Tour of the Dragon’ will kick off today from Bumthang and finish at the Clock Tower in Thimphu. A total of 48 contestants are participating in the one-day race that includes 30 Bhutanese riders and 18 foreign cyclists. The race will start from Chamkhar town in Bumthang at 2 […]

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