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
Tolo News: The project, that will cost about 18 million AFs, will be the first of its kind for women in the province. According to the provincial governor Waheedullah Kalimzai, who was attending the ground-breaking ceremony, the project would be funded by the Women’s Affairs Ministry. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday introduced two senior cabinet members Hamid Tahmasi, the minister of transport, and Kamil Sediqi, the deputy minister of commerce, as new members of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). The two new appointments will take over from Abdul Ali Mohammadi, former adviser to Ghani and Salma Sadat, a national investor.
Khaama Press: The The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials are saying that Thailand has secured the first place, Korea second spot, Uzbekistan has been at third spot while Afghanistan has secured the fourth position. The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials said last week that two Afghan athletes, Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai and Farzad Mansoori , won Gold Medals