Basketball: The national basketball team left today for the fourth South Asian basketball association (SABA) championships in Bangalore, but not in their best mood.
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Football: Football enthusiasts will see some of the top clubs from Thimphu, Paro, Punakha and Phuentsholing clash when the national football league tournament kicks off on July 5.
Basketball: The Bhutan national basketball team will be looking for their first international win when they take part in the fourth South Asian basketball association (SABA) zone championship at Bangalore from July 3 to 5.
Archery: In order to facilitate the Bhutanese archers to be at par with the international standards and to compete at an international level, Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has approved the use of accessories on compound bows during the 19 Yangphel Open archery tournaments.
Basketball: Team Pamos humbled Mystiques 70-23 in women’s category and Jachungs defeated Pazaps 69-59 in the men’s category to win the 2015 Coronation Cup basketball championship in Thimphu yesterday.
Competition: The Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF), during the third recurve bow national ranking competition in Thimphu yesterday, selected the top three archers each in men and women categories to represent the country in the world championships in July.
World cup: Bhutan national football team lost their first international game at the Changlimithang stadium, when the team was humbled 6-0 by the People’s Republic of China in the first home game of the second round of the World Cup qualifiers yesterday.
Football: Although China is a strong team in Asia, the head coach of team Bhutan, Norio Tsukitate, at a press conference in Thimphu yesterday, said he had strategies to overcome them in the match.
World cup: Of the 2,000 anticipated Chinese supporters only around 200-300 Chinese are now expected for the first Bhutan-China game to be held at Changlimithang tomorrow.
Analysis: When the Hong Kong national team coach, Kin Pan-gon, said his team was too strong for Bhutan, he couldn’t have meant just in terms of physical strength.
BOC: The President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, was re-elected unanimously by the BOC General Assembly, for the term 2015 - 2018 on May 31.