1TV: Afghanistan’s famous wicket-keeper and batsman Mohammad Shahzad could return to cricket as early as next month after a twelve-month suspension. The 29-year-old is suspended by the International Cricket council for doping violation as he inadvertently ingested a banned substance, the governing body announced Thursday. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Ireland by 138 runs in the opening of a three-match One-Day International series in Sharjah on Tuesday. It was Afghanistan’s first ODI match against an international side after they were given Test status along with Ireland in June. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani has in a decree dissolved the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (NOC) chaired by Mahmoud Hanif to prevent having parallel departments. Previously there had been two National Olympic Committees. One was chaired by Hanif and the other by Mohammad Zahir Aghbar. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan clinched the 2015-2017 Intercontinental Cup title on Saturday. Afghanistan lifted the trophy after beating the United Arab Emirates in their final game of the four-day tournament at Abu Dhabi. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Kabul Women Find A Sense Of Peace Through New Yoga Studio
Tolo News: Officials from Afghanistan Football Federation called the award as a historic achievement for the country. Afghanistan Football Federation won the award for aspiring member association of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for 2017. Afghanistan was nominated for the award in the same category with Guam Football Association. The ceremony was held in Thailand where
Ayaz Gul VOA News November 19, 2017 ISLAMABAD — 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. Batting first, the Afghan team scored 248 runs in their allotted 50 overs.
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Football Federation has been nominated for an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) annual award. The ceremony will be held at the end of this month – a ceremony attended by athletes from 47 countries every year. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan and Pakistan face off in
Tolo News: Afghanistan football team played Vietnam on Tuesday in the hope of qualifying for the Asian Cup, but failed in their quest after the match ended in a 0-0 draw. Afghanistan had to beat Vietnam in Tuesday’s match, as well as win their upcoming match against Cambodia, in order to qualify. However the draw on
Tolo News: Disabled cricketers on Sunday started a training program in Kabul to prepare for upcoming tournaments. The players will train for one week and 40 players are attending. The players are being trained and coached by local and foreign trainers. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghanistan lose to Sri Lanka
Tolo News: Athletes from the national muaythai team returned home on Thursday with six medals from the World Youth Martial Arts Masterships in Jincheon, South Korea. Eleven mauythai teams participated in last week’s championships. Afghanistan won three gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals. The two bronze medals were won by two Afghan females. Click