18 November 2018

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Wednesday October 10, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The International Olympic Committee has elected nine new members, including 24-year-old Samira Asghari, an Afghanistan women's national basketball team player.
Two more women among the newcomers are Daina Gudzineviciute of Lithuania, a shooting gold medalist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and former nurse Felicite Rwemarika of Rwanda.
Six men elected by fellow IOC members are Camilo Perez (Paraguay), Giovanni Malago (Italy), William Blick (Uganda), Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck (Bhutan), Morinari Watanabe (Japan) and Andrew Parsons (Brazil).
The Bhutani prince, who was educated at Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school in Connecticut, joins the IOC as another Asian royal family member, Prince Tunku Imran of Malaysia, leaves after reaching the 70-year age limit
IOC members voted bobsled federation president Ivo Ferriani of Italy to their executive board representing winter sports.
Espn
 

Sunday October 7, 2018

Bamyan City (BNA) By participation of over 40 athletes cycling competitions was held in central Bamiyan province yesterday.
According to BNA local correspondent report, Zakia Mohammadi representative of cycling federation told, 12 girls’ cyclists have been participated in the competitions, in which Tahera Shaigan got first position, Zahra Bakhtayari second and Sadiqa Sediqi obtained third position of the competitions.
In another competitions, 30 cyclists have been participated from Kabul and Bamiyan province and by passing 60 km distance Rohullah from Kabul achieved first position, Akbar Faizi and Mehdi Mohammadi got second and third positions of the competitions.
Bamiyan is a provinces of the country that each year hosting sports, cultural and art festivals for improvement of tourisms.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday October 7, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Nangarhar Leopards cricket team defeated Kandahar Knights cricket team by 6 wickets in the 2nd match of the Afghanistan Premier League 2018 held in Sharjah international cricket stadium.
Ben Cutting and Shafiqullah Shafaq shining very well for Nangarhar Leopards cricket team.
Nangarhar Squad: Andre Russell, Tamim Iqbal, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Ben Cutting (C), Shafiqullah Shafaq, Najib Tarakai, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Hafeez, Rahmat Shah, Naveen ul Haq, Zahir Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Fazal Haq, Nasrat Qureshi, Khaybar Omar
Kandahar Squad: Brendon McCullum, Wahab Riaz, Asghar Stanikzai (C), Paul Sterling, Kevin O’Brien, Najibullah Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Karim Janat, Tymal Mills, Sam Billings, Iftikhar Ahmad, Hamza Hotak, Karim Sadiq, Sayed Shirzad, Mohammad Naveed, Waqar Salamkhel, Abdul Baqi, Waqarullah Ishaq
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday October 7, 2018

Kabul (BNA) In the continuation of Afghanistan Premier League, Balkh Legends cricket team succeeded to punch Kabul Zwanan cricket team in Sharjah international cricket stadium late yesterday.
Balkh Legends won the toss and decided to field against Kabul Zwanan.
The Sussex pair of Laurie Evans 64 and Rashid Khan 56* took the Kabul Zwanans to 176-6 in their allotted 20 overs, having at one stage been 32-3. Mohammad Nabi 2-20 was the pick of the Balkh Legends bowlers.
In reply, the Balkh Legends (without Chris Gayle, who was busy scoring a hundred today for Jamaica in the WINDIES Super50 Cup) were assisted by Essex pair , Ryan ten Doeschate 78* and  Ravi Bopara 38*to a comfortable win by  8 wickets, with an over to spare. Usman Ghani had earlier hit a quick fire 40.
Kabul Zwanan Squad: Rashid Khan, Luke Ronchi, Hazrat Zazai, Colin Ingram, Farid Malik, Javed Ahmadi, Sohail Tanveer, Laurie Evans, Wayne Parnell, Shahidullah Kamal, Muslim Musa, Afsar Zazai, Mohammad Asghar Hotak, Zahir Shirzad, Shawkat Zaman
Balkh Legends Squad: Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Mohammad Nabi, Ravi Bopara, Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Irfan, Ben Laughlin, Kamran Akmal, Qais Ahmad, Usman Ghani, Ikram Ali Khil, Ryan ten Doeschate, Tariq Stanikzai, Fitratullah Khawry, Samiullah Salarzai, Farhan Zakhil
M.A.Ansari
 

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