Tolo News: Wahid Ahmad, a resident of the western province of Herat, recovered from a COVID-19 infection and said that having “strong morale,” along with following medical advice, is the best way to fight the illness. He was the first reported case of COVID-19 infection in Afghanistan. Wahid Ahmad recovered completely from the epidemic after
Tolo News: All sports events were postponed in Afghanistan until the next announcement, officials from the National Olympic Committee and other sports institutions said at a news conference today. Click here to read more (external link). Related 11 Tested Positive for Coronavirus In Afghanistan Govt Will Provide 50k Testing Kits for Coronavirus Afghan New Year
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s first buzkashi league held a tournament in Kabul on Wednesday with 200 participants from 14 provinces. The competition will continue for a week, and each day four matches will be held. The aim is to elect the top athletes for the national team. In the opening match, teams from Panjshir and Takhar
BBC: Ireland snatched a super over win against Afghanistan to avoid a Twenty20 series whitewash in India as Kevin O’Brien hit a six off the last ball. The Irish only posted 142-8 in their innings but seemed set for victory before two final-over wides off Josh Little helped the Afghans reach 142-7. Click here to
1TV: Afghanistan claimed an unassailable 2-0 lead over Ireland with a 21-run victory in their second match of their T20I series in India on Sunday. Afghanistan will look to complete a whitewash at Greater Noida on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link).
BBC Sport: Ireland fell to an 11-run defeat on the DLS method in a rain-affected opening Twenty20 international against Afghanistan in Greater Noida, India. Ireland will need to win Sunday’s second game in Greater Noida to keep the series alive going into Tuesday’s final match. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Officials of the Buzkashi Federation said on Sunday that the opening games for the first Buzkashi league will be held on Thursday, March 5, in Kabul’s Chaman-e-Hozoori area, and riders from 14 provinces will participate. The aim of this competition is to select the best riders for the national Buzkashi team, according to
Tolo News: The 10th round of the Afghan International Women’s Ski Competition was held on Thursday in Bamiyan and was attended by 17 athletes. Also, the second round of the men’s ski competition, attended by 51 athletes in the Chapa Dara area of Bamyan, was also held on Thursday. In the women’s competition, Nazira, Begum
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee lifted the playing ban Mohammad Shahzad, the ACB announced in a statement. Shahzad was suspended for breaching the code of conduct. The details of the breach were not made public by the ACB, and Shahzad called it a “conspiracy” against him. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Five members of Afghanistan’s snowboard team will compete today in the First Pakistan International Snowboarding Open Cup which runs from February 16 to 22. This is the first time that Afghanistan’s snowboarders are participating in an international competition. Click here to read more (external link).