BBC News: Ireland lost by 16 runs to Afghanistan in the first of three Twenty20 matches between the sides at Bready this week. The teams meet again at the same venue on Wednesday and Friday, before playing three one-day internationals at Stormont in Belfast next week. Click here to read more (external link). Related Football (Soccer): Adam
Tolo News: Kabul hosted Sunday’s friendly between the Afghanistan national football team and Palestine’s national team at the Afghanistan Football Federation’s stadium. Both teams had a number of opportunities at goal – but neither team scored. When the final whistle was blown, the score stood at 0-0. Click here to read more (external link).
BBC News: Sussex will be without overseas Twenty20 signing Rashid Khan for their final South Group match against Middlesex on Friday. The 19-year-old leg-spinner has been recalled by Afghanistan to join their national team squad for a T20 series against Ireland, beginning on Monday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Palestine Football
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 14, 2018 Spain’s La Liga soccer division has announced a major deal with Facebook that will allow viewers in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Indian subcontinent to watch all of its games during the next three seasons for free on the social network. Other countries where viewers will be able to
Tolo News: Officials from the Afghanistan Wrestling Federation on Monday said the national team is currently confined to a training camp in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. They said that the national team wrestlers have been in training every day for the six months. The Asian Games are expected to kick off in
Tolo News: The Afghan Premier League (APL), centered around the message “One nation – One voice”, on Sunday announced the 2018 season of the greatly anticipated tournament has been postponed due to insufficient financial support. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s (ACB) plans for the staging of the
Tolo News: Officials from the National Weightlifting Federation said Afghanistan’s weightlifting squad is preparing for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tournament will kick off on August 18. Mirwais Raziqi and Zubair Nazari, the national weightlifting team members, will represent Afghanistan at the event. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News
Ariana: Afghanistan’s cricket superstar Rashid Khan has announced establishing a charity organization as a move to help orphan children and poor people in the country. The charity organization named “Rashid Khan Foundation” would help Afghan orphans to get education and health facilitates, Rashid Khan said on his Facebook page. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: At least 16 girls took part in a bowling competition in Kabul on Thursday in the hope of being selected for the national team’s selection tournament. At the end of the competition, six of the best bowlers were selected to take part in the tournament which will be held later this year. Zuhal
Tolo News: Afridun Amu, Afghanistan’s first surfer, will represent his country at this year’s International Surfing Association’s (ISA) world surfing championships in Japan. Amu, 31, was the first Afghan surfer to represent his country in the sport and has taken part in a number of international competitions including the ISA’s World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France in May 2017. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports