Archive for the ‘Afghan Sports News’ Category

Nasrat Haqparast gets second win in the UFC; defeats Thibault Gouti via Unanimous Decision

Abdullah Qazi AOPNEWS | October 27, 2018 Afghan MMA fighter Nasrat Haqparast picked up his second UFC win tonight by defeating France’s Thibault Gouti via unanimous decision. Haqparast went into the fight as a favorite to win; the Las Vegas odds were -950 for Haqparast and +575 for Gouti. In round 1, Haqparast’s speed allowed him to […]

October 27, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Meet Afghanistan’s First Female Paraglider

Afghanistan’s First Woman Paraglider VOA News | June 29, 2018: Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, women in Afghanistan have broken many taboos in the ultra-conservative, male dominated society. Sport is just one of the fields in which women are now actively participating. VOA’s Hedayatullah Noori recently spoke with the country’s first female paraglider […]

June 30, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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UAE Approves To Host Afghanistan Cricket League

Afghan Cricket News Tolo News June 28, 2018 The Emirates Cricket Board in a letter sent to the International Cricket Council has approved to hold Afghanistan Premier League of Cricket in United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Cricket Board has said that the event will start in October in UAE after approval of the ICC, the […]

June 29, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Kabul Cyclists Race To Say No To Drugs

  Kabul Cyclists Race To Say No To Drugs Tolo News 6/29/2018 At least 50 cyclists attended a 70-kilometer cycling race from Kabul to Parwan province in an attempt to support Afghanistan’s counter-narcotics efforts. Massoud Amiri from Kabul got the first position in the competition. Mohammad Hanif and Ahmad Mirzaee got the second and third […]

June 29, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Women Claim Third Place At int’l taekwondo Event in Iran

1TV: Afghanistan’s female taekwondo athletes claimed third place at an international event in Iran. The 10th women Fajr Open Taekwondo Cup was held during 21-22 April in Karaj city in Alborz province. Click here to read more (external link).

April 23, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Cricket Team distributes Polio vaccines to children

On April 9, 2018, the Afghan National Cricket team vaccinated children with a polio vaccine in Afghanistan during this campaign. At 0:59 in the video, you can see cricket players, Mirwais Ashraf and Javed Ahmadi, administering the vaccine into a child’s mouth. Afghan National cricket team players vaccinated number of children with anti Polio vaccine […]

April 12, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Youth Team Beats Pakistan to Win Asian Cricket Championship

VOA News: Afghanistan defeated Pakistan Sunday, winning their first under-19 cricket Asia Cup final in Kuala Lumpur, offering a rare opportunity for celebrations in a country desperate for a break from relentless rounds of deadly violence… The win demonstrated significant improvement in Afghan cricket, which spread in the war-torn country from refugee camps in neighboring Pakistan […]

November 19, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Premiere League Finale Brings Nation Under Umbrella

Tolo News: The crowd that gathered on Friday night at Afghanistan’s Football Federation stadium to watch the final match of the Afghan Premier League (APL) was the first of its kind in over 30 years in Afghanistan.  Despite security threats, a crowd of 10,000 people gathered at the stadium to watch the final match between Shaheen […]

October 28, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team wins international tournament in Indonesia

Tolo News: The Afghan women’s basketball team won the 4th Bali Cup International Tournament held in Indonesia this past week. The team won the tournament after beating Thailand 65-25 in the final match of the tournament. Sixteen girls from Afghanistan participated in the competition. The competition was held on Indonesia’s Bali Island and 14 teams from around […]

July 30, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Afghanistan’s Shahzad named ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year

Khaama Press: Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad has been named as the ICC Associated and Affiliate Cricket of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Afghanistan’s flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been named as the ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year after he finished as the leading ODI run-scorer with 699 runs in […]

December 23, 2016 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan MMA fighter Siyar Bahadurzada triumps over American Brandon Thatch

AOPNEWS: Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a welterweight showdown, Afghan MMA fighter Siyar Bahadurzada defeated American fighter Brandon Thatch in round 3 via submission (arm triangle) at UFC 196. Click here to read more (external link).

March 5, 2016 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan athletes come home with 35 medals from South Asian Games

Close to 200 Afghan athletes, both male and female, had gone to India to participate in the 12th South Asian Games from February 6th to the 16th. A total of 8 countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) participated in 23 sports at the event. Even though, Afghanistan went into the […]

February 18, 2016 · admin · No Comments
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