Tolo News: Two Afghan female climbers Tamanna Jahan and Nazima Khairzad have climbed Shah Foladi, the highest peak in the Koh-e-Baba mountains of Bamiyan province on Tuesday, Bamiyan’s media office said in a statement on Wednesday. The peak is over 5,000 meters high. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Baz Mohammad Mubariz, a famous Afghan mixed martial arts fighter, on Friday defeated his rival from Ukraine, Zaka Fathollahzada. He defeated his rival in the second round by a knockout. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Rashid ‘Ready’ for Sunrisers Opening Match in IPL
1TV: Afghanistan will play friendly football matches against Indonesia and Singapore next month in Dubai, Afghanistan Football Federation announced Thursday. The match against Indonesia will be played on 25 May while that against Singapore will be on 29 May. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghans to Face Iranian, Ukrainian Rivals
Ariana: One of Afghanistan’s star cricketers, Rashid Khan, said this week that despite the national team’s success on the international circuit, local cricket would benefit from more academies, more standardized grounds and more qualified coaches. Speaking to The Cricketer on his rise to fame as one of the world’s best bowlers, Rashid said: “Currently, our
Tolo News: Afghan MMA fighter Hussian Bakhsh Safari defeated his Russian rival [via decision], Aktyabrin Yakovlev, in the Eagle Fighting Championship (EFC) in Moscow on Tuesday night. Both opponents fit the 65kg weight class. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghan swimmer Fahim Anwari will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (ANOC) announced on Monday. This comes after Anwari, who is currently part of the FINA Development program in Kazan city in Russia, set a new record for Afghanistan at the Russia National Swimming Championships over the after swimmer
Tolo News: The Ariana volleyball club from Afghan refugees in Iran won the title for the 15th Women’s Volleyball Championship in a thrilling match against Herat’s team in Kabul on Friday. The match ended 3-2 in Ariana’s favor. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Herat women’s volleyball team and the Afghan team from Iran have made their way to the final round of the 15th Women’s Volleyball Championship. The two teams will play on Friday. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Kabul’s Istiqlal defeated Khost’s Atalan team 3-0 in the third match of Afghanistan Champions League on Saturday. The league began in Kabul last week. 12 teams from six zones are competing in the league, and the matches will be held in Kabul, Herat and Balkh provinces. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghanistan’s cricket team skipper Asghar Afghan on Saturday beat MS Dhoni’s record to become the most successful T20I captain during the third T20I match against Zimbabwe in Abu Dhabi. Asghar overtook the former Indian captain with the most T20I wins as captain with his 42nd win. Click here to read more (external link).