Tolo News: Afghanistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Nabi and former captain, who is playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, has said that the National Cricket Team’s spinners would be a handful at the cricket World Cup after their experiences playing in England and in the IPL. The 34-year-old batting all-rounder will form a potent spin
Tolo News: Bamiyan hosted the ninth annual ski tournament, the Afghan Ski Challenge, on Friday where at least 100 skiers from Afghanistan, United States, Canada and Australia had participated. Afghan skiers got the first, second and third positions in this tournament. The event were held in Koh-e-Baba in Bamiyan. Click here to read more (external link). Related Video
Tolo News: The all-rounder Mohammad Nabi’s brilliant display earned Afghanistan a five-wicket win over Ireland to open their three-match T20 series in Dehradun, India, on Thursday. Nabi took 2-16 with his off-spin bowling and restricted Ireland to 6-132 before scoring an unbeaten 49 off 40 balls to carry Afghanistan to 5-136 in 19.2 overs on Thursday.
Tolo News: Two skiers from Bamiyan skiing clubs won the two-day skiing competitions as part of a winter tournament in the province. At least 70 skiers from Bamiyan and Maidan Wardak provinces had participated in the competition. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan unveil squad for training camp ahead of series v Ireland
Tolo News: At least 80 athletes, including girls, competed in the eighth round of ski racing in Bamiyan titled the Ski Challenge. The event was held days after the first winter games festival was held in Bamiyan in which over 180 athletes had attended. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Kandahar Has 48
Daily Mail (UK): Skiing in Afghanistan has apparently been going on for centuries but traditionally the men use the means of transport for moving through the snow to hunt for animals or collect livestock, not for fun. After adjusting to life in the area and feeling comfortable with the terrain, Bjorge set her sights on
Tolo News: For the first time in history, two Afghan athletes will take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Pyeong Chang 2018, in February. Alishah Farhang and Sajjad Hussaini will be the country’s first skiers to represent Afghanistan at a winter Olympics. Click here
Tolo News: Masuma Hassani has won the fifth round of Afghan Ski Challenge Tournament for girls which has ended in Bamiyan province. Freba Ahmadi and Fatima Nazari took second and third places respectively in the challenge in which 13 skiers participated. Three clubs from the province attended the five-day competition. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Skiers Alishah Farhang and Sajjad Husaini, who represented Afghanistan at the World Championship in St. Moritz, Switzerland, said they hope to become the first Afghan athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The two Afghan skiers are currently preparing for a competition in New Zealand. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Afghan national golf team returned home on Monday from an international golf event in Bangladesh after having won one gold medal and one bronze medal. Afghanistan’s Hashmatullah Sarwari won gold for his country while Imran Ali won bronze. “I worked hard to be fully prepared for the tournament and I was committed to