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
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
Khaama Press: The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials are saying that two Afghan athletes, Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai and Farzad Mansoori , won Gold Medals while two others, Mohsin Rezaye and Ramesh Hussaini, won Bronze Medals during the championship. The Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships were organized in Jeju of South Korea where around 2,600 athletes from 60
1TV: Afghanistan’s female taekwondo athletes claimed third place at an international event in Iran. The 10th women Fajr Open Taekwondo Cup was held during 21-22 April in Karaj city in Alborz province. Click here to read more (external link). Related
Khaama Press: Ahmad Wali Hotak appeared in the first fight against his Ukrainian rival Vladislav Stepanov by fighting in all three rounds and managed to end the fight in his favor by scoring more points. Baz Mohammad Mubariz also managed to win the fight against the Scottish Mixed Martial Arts fighter Lain Feenan. Click here to
1TV: Band-e-Amir Region have won the title of Afghanistan’s first-class four-day competition Ahmad Shah Abdali by 537 runs. The tournament was first edition of the Afghanistan’s four-day competition to be played with first class-status. Five regional teams competed from 20th October until the final which ended on Friday with Band-e-Amir beating Speen Ghar Region. Click here
1TV: Afghanistan U-19 cricket team defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by five wickets on Monday to level the five-match ODI series 1-1. Sent to bowl first by Bangladesh who won the toss, Afghanistan bowled out the hosts in 30.4 overs from which they scored 75 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Click here to read more (external link).
SI: Kobe Bryant has agreed to donate to the Afghanistan women’s national team, he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Taekwondo Champ Drives Taxi To Earn Money
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan – Published: February 18, 2016 – Afghan athletes were met by cheering crowds at Kabul’s international airport after returning home with 35 medals from the South Asian Games in India.
AOPNEWS | February 15, 2016 Afghanistan has been a dominant force in the 2016 South Asian Games’ Taekwondo competitions by winning more gold medals than any other country, including host country India, which is the biggest and most well-funded nation in the competitions. In total, Afghanistan has won 6 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and