21 August 2017

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has recognized Afghanistan’s Ghazi Amanullah One Day International (ODI) tournament as List A League.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in a statement said “Afghanistan Inter Region One Day tournament recognized as list a league through ICC.”
The statement further added “Considering the recent progress in ACB Domestic Cricket, The International Cricket Council recognized Afghanistan Inter Region Ghazi Amanullah Khan One Day National tournament as list A league.”
According to ACB, all players, participating in the league will be honored with all spiritualties of International Cricket council for List A league players.

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with the CE Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Afghanistan Sport Journalists Federation said that achievements would be lost if discord continue in the sport institutions, said a statement from the CE office the other day.
The federation said the problems should be met to help the sport journalists warmly cover the sport events, said the statement. CE Dr. Abdullah assured the federation of doing his best to address any problems exist in the sport institutions that affected accomplishments and championship of the country’s athletes, the statement added. According to the statement, the sport journalists federation conferred the world sport journalists federation statue to Dr. Abdullah for his support to journalists and media. The CE assured to do his best to support sport and journalists working to cover the events, but advised that temporary disagreement should not affect the moral of the athletes, the statement quoted. This is the responsibility of the government to media and sport administrations, according to the statement.

Monday May 8, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes and medalists festival had been launched in northern Jawzjan province the other day.
BNA correspondent reported that the festival was conducted in sport stadium of Shaberghan city the provincial capital of Jawzan, which elite athletes and medalists of MMA were appreciated.
Mawlavi Latfullah Azizi governor of Jawzjan said, over 200 Jawzjan’s athletes in different fields succeeded to obtain medals in 1395 year.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with a number of athletes and in-charges for General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport here at the Presidential Palace the other day, his office said in a statement.
At the outset, presidential advisor, Mohammad Dawoud Gulzar said we have visited sport federations and the country’s athletes have had considerable achievements in different fields which is a matter of pleasure to us, according to the statement.
Afterward, head of Wolesi Jirga’s health, physical education and counternarcotic commission, Lalai Hamidzai asked the president to pay serious heed in solving athletes’ problems and stressed on holding a free election in the field of sport, the statement added.
Later on, acting chairman of National Olympic Committee, Mahmoud Hanif said we were satisfied on works done by the relevant delegation to meet the athletes’ problems.
In the meeting, representing others, a sportswoman said we wanted the president to take his final decision on sport so we can comfortably attend national and international competitions and attain good achievements to the country, the statement continued.
After listening to participants, President Ghani said High Sport Committee is expected to be established next week, through which the athletes could tackle their problems. The president added that current sport facilities are not sufficient and he will instruct the officials concerned to increase the budget in term of sport.

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