Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani has in a decree dissolved the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (NOC) chaired by Mahmoud Hanif to prevent having parallel departments. Previously there had been two National Olympic Committees. One was chaired by Hanif and the other by Mohammad Zahir Aghbar. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The National Olympic Committee (NOC) on Wednesday said they are preparing athletes for the next Islamic Solidarity Games which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in May next year. In total, 15 sporting codes from Afghanistan will participate. Addressing a press conference in Kabul, head of NOC, Zahir Aghbar, said they will provide good
1TV: Zahir Aghbar led a violent march in capital Kabul on Monday after investigators found him illegitimate president of the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan. Ajmal, the deputy police chief for PD 16, said the protestors also used force against law enforcement agents and beat some policemen. Click here to read more (external link).
The Indian Express: Mohammad Zahir Aghbar says he was allowed to pursue his love for handball even during the resistance because Massoud too loved football and chess. Click here to read more (external link).