Karma to compete in Tokyo Olympics

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An archer, Karma, has now secured the minimum qualifying score (MQS) to represent Bhutan in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in July as a full-fledged participant.  
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Archers being trained in safe compound bow draw technique

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Archers are undergoing training to draw compound bows safely at the Changlimithang archery range. 

Archery ranges need more safety

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The stray arrow has become a major concern for Thimphu residents where the number of archery range has been growing over the years.

Tenth edition of Thimphu open football  championship resumes 

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Druk Lhayul FC defeated Ugyen Samphel Tyres FC 3-1 in the ongoing Thimphu open football championship at Changlimithang Stadium yesterday.    Ugyen Samphel took an early lead when midfielder Kinga’s left-foot strike found the net’s top left corner in the first 10 minutes.  The team managed to keep the pressure on the opponents for a part of the first half. 

Two return home to pursue archery as life-long career after receiving training 

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Two archers, who returned home from Japan after receiving three years training in archery, said they wanted to pursue it as a life-long career.   

Country’s first woman para-athlete 

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The country’s first woman para-athlete, Kinley Dem, is busy practising at the Changlimithang shooting range in Thimphu. 

Paro to have better sporting facilities

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Paro will have its first public football ground with artificial turf by June this year. Except for a private football ground, Woochu sports arena, there is no other public football ground in Paro to date. 

Archers number still limited to 10

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Sporting tournaments were allowed starting March 1 based on the new protocol developed by the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC)in consultation with national sports federations and associations. 
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Thimphu City FC to head to the Maldives for AFC game

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The National Covid-19 Task Force has approved travel permit for Thimphu City FC to participate in the upcoming preliminary “round one” of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup.  

Sporting tournaments to resume from today 

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As per the new protocol set up by the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), all sporting tournaments across the country will resume, starting today.  

Changlimithang to have top-quality volleyball courts

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Bhutan Volleyball Federation (BVBF) is upgrading the volleyball courts at Changlimithang to international standards. The facility will have an artificial mat, toilets, lighting, locker rooms and storeroom. 

Sports continued to entertain Bhutanese in 2020

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The Year of the Rat saw several strides in the field of games and sports in the country. If not for the Covid-19 pandemic, Bhutan would have been in the Olympics for the tenth time last year.  

National women’s cricket team undergoes HPP

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Bhutan Cricket (BC) has started high-performance programme (HPP) for women’s national team in Gelephu yesterday.       The 10-month HPP is to prepare the players for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier in Malaysia later this year.