Tolo News: The third buzkashi league tournament ended in Kabul on Sunday after competitions were held among 16 teams from various provinces. The league competition lasted over 10 days. Kandahar and Kunduz faced off for the championship match on Sunday. Kandahar beat Kunduz 2-0 to win the championship. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The third round of Afghanistan’s Buzkashi League was held with a handful of spectators. Zabihullah Mujahed, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, announced the beginning of this round of Buzkashi tournaments in the country on Thursday, February 24. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Unfinished Business: Afghanistan’s struggle with winning
8am: The Afghan national cricket team player Rashid Khan set a new record in the T20 Big Bash Australian commercial matches. In Wednesday’s game (January 12), Rashid Khan changed the result in favor of his team by eliminating six opposing cricket players in the T20 Big Bash Australian match. Click here to read more (external
8am: Buzkashi competitions between famous horse-mounted players at the level of Kunduz were held in the stadium of Sar-Dawra, Kunduz, the sports director of Kunduz, Mohammad Qayyum Rahimi told Hasht-e Subh today (Monday, November 22). Click here to read more (external link).
Al Jazeera: Banned under the Taliban’s regime of 1996 to 2001 for being “immoral”, there were fears the ancient game would again be barred after the group seized power in August this year. But not only have Taliban fighters gathered in the crowd after Friday prayers to watch this showpiece buzkashi tournament, a local commander
Tolo News: The Kunduz and Kandahar teams were declared winners after winning equal points in a controversial and intense final match of the second year of a Buzkashi league in Kabul on Friday. Buzkashi riders from 16 provinces competed in the league for a week. Click here to read more about (external link).
Alem Rahmanyar Nilly Kohzad Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 18, 2020 SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan — Abdul Rauf Amini, a horseman and breeder in northern Afghanistan, is the keeper of an ancient tradition. He grooms horses to ride and compete in buzkashi, Afghanistan’s national sport that involves teams of horse riders fighting over a decapitated and disemboweled
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
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 Afghan curling team held a training session on Sunday ahead of their match in the “Winter Games” in the central province of Bamiyan. Women curling athletes are also attending the event, said Halima Rezee, the chairperson of Women’s Curling Federation Committee. “We have the membership of Afghanistan’s Curling Federation, but we have