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.

S/jongkhar to get a sports complex next year

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BOC: Samdrupjongkhar, the eastern gateway of Bhutan, where several regional tournaments are held, will house a decent sports facility next year, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) officials said.

Two teams punished for turning up late

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Archery: The first archer of team Nolha had shot both his arrows when the umpire announced a walkover to the other two teams yesterday, cutting short Nolha’s participation in yesterday’s match of the ongoing Yangphel archery tournament.

Thimphu City on top of the table

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BoB League: Thimphu City FC humbled Ugyen Academy FC 4-0 in the ongoing Bank of Bhutan National League at the UA ground yesterday.

Larger budget for sports

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BOC: The Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has received Nu 276.31 million (M) for the 2015-16 fiscal year, which is 32 percent higher than last year’s budget.

Thimphu clubs top the table

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BoB League:  Thimphu City FC scored an early goal and hung on to it to beat Phuentsholing’s Bhutan Clearing FC in the fifth game of the Bank of Bhutan National League at the CST ground, yesterday.

Bhutan Youth Basketball

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Over 100 youth aged between 6 and 18 participated in a week-long…

More international players join national league

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Football: Eight new foreign players have joined the ongoing Bank of Bhutan National League, signalling a new development of football in the country.

Kuenjung FC takes futsal champions title

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Futsal: At the final match of Recovery Futsal Cup’s third season at the Changlimithang parking lot in Thimphu Saturday, Kuenjung FC defeated the two-time defending champions Pep City FC to become the new champions.

BoB National League

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Thimphu FC with six points retain their top position in the table…

Tsirang’s first badminton coaching camp underway

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Badminton: Forty students from three schools are taking part in a weeklong badminton coaching camp at Damphu lower secondary school, the first to be held in Tsirang.

11 records set in national athletics meet

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Athletics: Eleven new records were set in different athletic events during the 12th National School Athletics Meet, which concluded yesterday in Thimphu.

Heavy rain disrupts athletics meet

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Sports: The second day of the 12th National School Athletics Meet at the track and field center in Thimphu yesterday was called off when a heavy downpour in the afternoon interrupted the programmes.