Saturday, January 07, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Cycling national team of the country getting preparation to participate in Asian Tournaments.
Mohammad Sadiq Sadiqi head of national cycling federation of National Olympic Committee said BNA, therefore, female members of the national cycling team are under quarantine in Nangarhar to get ready for tournament.
He added, cycling competition of the Asian countries will held from 5th till 9th February of the current year in India, two female and two male national cycling team members will participate from Afghanistan.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Kabul (BNA) The former Afghan skipper Nawroz has retired from international cricket as he eyes to head the selection committee in Afghan Cricket Board.
Mangal announced his retirement from the international cricket during a press conference in Kabul today.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) officials said Mangal will continue to serve as head of the selection committee.
The 28-year-old former Afghan skipper has appeared in 49 One Day International (ODI) matches, playing 48 innings and scoring 1,139 runs.
His career in Twenty20 Internationals includes 30 matches and has played 30 innings. He has 454 runs and has a strike rate of 109.39.
Mangal has also played 24 innings in First-class cricket and 71 innings in List A while his record in Twenty include 48 innings.
His One Day International debut was against Scotland in 2009 and played the last ODI match against Bangaldesh in October last year.
His Twenty20 International debut was against Ireland in 2009 and played his last match against Oman in July 2015.
The retirement of Mangal came as Afghanistan elected a new chairman for the cricket last year.
The appointment was made by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Atif Mashal was appointed to replace Nasimullah Danish.
Tuesday January 3, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghan powerlifting national team’ athletes succeeded to obtain 16 medals from India Suborto Competition.
Arif Payman in-charge of publication in physical education and sport told BNA, 11 powerlifting athletes were participated in the competition, which they could to obtain 9 gold medals, three silvers and three bronzes.
It is supposed that the athletes will be returned home on Thursday, 05, 2017.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Pul-e-Alam city (BNA) The governor for Logar province laid the foundation stone of cricket playground yesterday.
Mohammad Alim Fedayee Logar governor told BNA, the stadium will be constructed in over 15 acres of land in Pul-e-Alam City by India with the cost of 400,000 US dollars.
Source added, currently 45 cricket teams formally and informally plays in the province.
He added, most of the national cricket team players are from Logar province, the ceremony was attended by a large number of cricket fans.