Archer Sonam Demakuensel

Archers compete virtually in tournament

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Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF) organised a two-day friendly archery tournament between Bhutan and Japan. The tournament was conducted without archers coming out in the archery ground. It was conducted virtually.
Mini educational football pitch at Woochu Sports Arena in Parokuensel

Paro FC gears towards an inclusive sports development

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Taking the current pandemic as an opportunity, Paro FC has initiated activities to develop its sports infrastructure at Woochu Sports Arena in Paro. 
Karmakuensel

Chencho Dorji, Bhutan’s lone international football coach looks beyond horizon

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Chencho Dorji, 38, joined Sudeva Residential Football Academy in New Delhi in November as the head coach.
With 19 goals, Lionel Messi, the La Liga’s leading scorer could extend his lead when Barcelona meets Mallorca at 2am on Sunday

Major football leagues resumes

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Bhutanese football enthusiasts can now enjoy their favourite games with major European leagues resuming soon. 
Karmakuensel

BFF incurs financial loss due to Covid-19 

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The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) has incurred a loss of more than Nu 500,000 so far due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the sources of revenue for BFF is from hiring out the two football grounds at Changlimithang and Changjiji.
Karmakuensel

Covid-19 has hit football referees hard

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The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the closure of many sporting events. Many referees have thus become jobless like professional players and athletes.
Karmakuensel

Footballers head back to village, some apply for kidu

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Professional footballers playing for the 13 football clubs registered with the Bhutan Football Federation are among the people who have applied for kidu. With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the business of club owners and football tournaments suspended, clubs owners are struggling to look after their players.
Tenzin DorjiKuensel

For the love of what they do

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The government has restricted sporting events, which involve maximum physical contacts since last month, but Bhutanese athletes are using every possible means to stay in touch with what they like the most.
Karmakuensel

Archer practises at home because of Covid-19

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Karma, a female archer with the Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF) became the first Bhutanese athlete to qualify for an Olympic quota.
Karmakuensel

Football clubs’ sustainability at risk

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The new coronavirus has not only cancelled football tournaments, but its impact is eating into the sustainability of local football clubs.
Karmakuensel

Covid-19 and big names

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Covid-19 has affected the big and famous too. Chelsea’s left-winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, has recovered. He has so far scored eight goals and made 10 assists in 53 appearances for the blues in the English Premier league.
Karmakuensel

Government bans contact sports until further notice

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To contain the spread of Covid-19, the government has announced the prohibition of all the sports that involve physical contact. Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said that minimising the people-to-people contact was critically important.
Karmakuensel

Bhutan supports deferring 2020 Olympic Games 

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The nation rejoiced when a 29-year-old female archer, Karma, became the first Bhutanese athlete to qualify for an Olympic quota.  She booked the spot in the recurve women’s archery at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics during the Asian continental qualification tournament held at Bangkok in November last year.