CBS Sports: Nasrat Haqparast, with the legendary Georges St-Pierre in his corner, made an emphatic statement when he finished off opponent Joaquim Silva for the TKO victory. The 23-year-old Haqparast (11-2) connected with the vicious left hook early in the second round, and a few follow-up strikes on the ground from there were all that was needed
Tolo News: Afghan athlete Hussain Bakhsh Safari won a gold medal in contact jiu-jitsu in the 4th Asian Jiu-jitsu Championship 2019 in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia and becomes the champion of contact jujitsu in this championship. The 4th Asian Jiu-jitsu Championship 2019 was attended by athletes from 24 Asian countries. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Ten fighters from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan attended the eight round of the this season’s mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament, called Fight Night, in Kabul on Friday. The competition is held once in every two months. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket Ariana: ACB Suspends 3 Officials After Afghanistan Finished
Tolo News: The national taekwondo fighters from Afghanistan topped the Asian Taekwondo Open Championship – G1 in India by getting nine medals, including four gold medals, three silver, and two bronze medals. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: At least 24 women fighters from Kabul attended an annual Muay Thai championship in which eight fighters were selected for the national team. Fighters from different age and weight categories attended the competition – which was kicked off on April 21 and continued until Saturday, April 27. Click here to read more (external link). Other
Tolo News: At least 200 martial artists representing 24 teams from around the country including two teams from Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan on Saturday participated in National Junior Taekwondo Championship in Kabul. The martial artists are competing in 10 weight categories. Click here to read more (external link).
MMA Junkie:Curtis Millender’s superior technique overcame Siyar Bahadurzada’s blood and guts aggression. After slugging it out in the second round, Millender (17-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) got back to his strengths and nearly got a finish before securing a unanimous decision over Bahadurzada (24-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC). The welterweight bout was part of the preliminary card
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan December 12, 2018 FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan’s Football Federation (AFF) over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country’s women’s football team. The suspension of AFF president Keramuudin Karim applies to all football-related activities at national and international level, and expires in 90 days.
Tolo News: The 10th round of the Wushu qualification tournament for the Kabul A team started in the capital on Saturday. Out of 564 athletes taking part, 80 will be selected in two categories for the team but will fight in 11 weight categories. The tournament is being held by the General Directorate of Physical Education
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s Ashihara Karate Federation on Sunday said the Afghan Ashihara team won nine medals in different categories at the 6th Ashihara Sabaki World Championships in Aktau city in Kazakhstan. Athletes from 30 countries competed in the event and Afghanistan, with nine medals, came in 4th overall. Afghanistan’s Fayaz Durandesh, Ali Reza Ehsanzada and Sayed