Tolo News: A Mountain biking race was held in Herat province in the west on Friday in which 24 cyclists from four teams participated. The cyclists paddled 25 kilometers in Herat mountains in the north of province. Abdullah Asim got the first position in the competition. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News
Tolo News: Two Afghan sisters Masouma Alizada and Zahra Alizada have been bought by a French cycling club in Albi, France, following their tremendous performance in a French tour last year. The cyclists joined the French club after a year of negotiations between their family and the Afghanistan Cycling Federation. The two have chosen to live
Tolo News: Cyclists from a number of provinces on Saturday took part in a 70km cycling race that saw Rohullah Nazari scoop first place. About 70 cyclists on Saturday successfully completed a 70km cycle race from Kabul to Parwan province. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: An Afghanistan-Pakistan cycling event on Thursday saw the Afghanistan team scoop the top four positions. The Afghan cyclists returned home after taking part in the 167km race from Lahore city to Sahiwal district in Pakistan. Ahmad Mirzaie came in first, Hanif Shahristani second, Sayed Ali Asghar third and Rohullah Nazari fourth. Click here to
Tolo News: In celebration of Afghanistan’s 97 years of independence a cycle race was held in Kabul over two days. The ladies 20km race was held on Sunday from Shaheed Rabbani Education University to Taq-e-Zafar area in Paghman district. Masuma Alizada won the event with Zahra Alizada and Rukhsar coming in second and third respectively. Click here to
1TV: At least 70 cyclists from ten teams participated in the cycle race competition that was held at Afghan-Pakistan border in Mohmand Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday. The competition was held to bring hope for peace under “Peace and friendship between Afghan-Pakistan”. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket: 4 takeaways from
VOA News Margaret Besheer May 20, 2016 UNITED NATIONS—An Afghan dentist and his teenage son arrived at the United Nations by bicycle Friday to deliver a message of peace and solidarity to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The father-son team of Nader Shah Nangarhari, 49, and Firoz Khan, 17, have been pedaling the world for nearly
Tolo News: Arghawan Cup cycling race wrapped up on Sunday, with Rohullah Nazari winning the trophy. A number of cyclists participated in the 63 kilometer race that took them from Kabul, up Golghundi Hill, to Charikar in Parwan province. Ali Asghar Jafari and Sayed Ali Akbar were placed second and third respectively. Click here to read more (external