Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 12, 2018 Sayed Ali Rezwan was lifting dumbbells when an explosion ripped through Kabul’s Maiwand sports club, where scores of young wrestlers were in the middle of a training session. The blast threw 23-year-old Rezwan against a wall. Wounded and covered in dust, he stumbled through the debris
BBC News: Ireland lost by 16 runs to Afghanistan in the first of three Twenty20 matches between the sides at Bready this week. The teams meet again at the same venue on Wednesday and Friday, before playing three one-day internationals at Stormont in Belfast next week. Click here to read more (external link). Related Football (Soccer): Adam
Tolo News: Kabul hosted Sunday’s friendly between the Afghanistan national football team and Palestine’s national team at the Afghanistan Football Federation’s stadium. Both teams had a number of opportunities at goal – but neither team scored. When the final whistle was blown, the score stood at 0-0. Click here to read more (external link).
BBC News: Sussex will be without overseas Twenty20 signing Rashid Khan for their final South Group match against Middlesex on Friday. The 19-year-old leg-spinner has been recalled by Afghanistan to join their national team squad for a T20 series against Ireland, beginning on Monday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Palestine Football
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: 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).
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
Tolo News: The U-15 national football team defeated Turkmenistan 3-0 in their fourth match in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament in Uzbekistan on Saturday. The national team was defeated by Iran 0-1 this week. Afghanistan Football Federation says team Afghanistan will next face Uzbekistan in their last match in the tournament. The national squad