Monday December 19, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Two Afghan gymnastic coaches today leave Kabul for Jordan aiming to learn new rules and regulations of gymnastic sport.
Shah Malang Mutahid head of gymnastic federation in National Olympic Committee (NOC) told BNA correspondent, coaching seminar awareness of new rules and regulations of gymnastic sport to be held in Jordan for one week.
Monday December 19, 2016
Aibak City (BNA) For the first time the construction work of a football gymnasium had been completed and inaugurated at the cost of AFG 11,000,000 in northern Samangan province.
Eng. Abdul Shakoor technical director of Samangan municipality told BNA, the gymnasium has built by municipality of the province with cooperation of city plan of deputy municipality affairs in 6,000 square meters of land in Aibak city the provincial capital of the province.
25% financial cost of the football gymnasium paid by Aibak municipality and 75% other have paid by city plan with financial assistance of U.S development office.
The construction work of the gymnasium have been implemented within the last four months and has capacity of 2,000 spectators in a time and with inauguration of the mentioned gymnasium problems of football players have been settled in Aibak city.
Sunday December 18, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Afghan bicycle athletes has started preparedness exercises aiming to participate in India competition.
Mohammad Sadiq Sadiqi head of bicycle federation in Afghanistan National Olympic Committee today told BNA correspondent, it is supposed that 12 girl and boy bicycle athletes will be participated in India competition that to be held next month.
The bicycle athletes after participation in India competition will be take part in Bahrain tournament, which will be held later, Sadiqi added.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Finance, Eklil Hakimi, participated in introduction ceremony of new Cricket Board director and appreciation ACB’s ex-director achievement, a ministry statement said.
The ceremony of introducing Shukrullah Atif Mashal as the new Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman was attended by a number of officials, Fazel Hadi Muslimyar, Upper House chairman, Sayed Sadat Mansoor Naderi Ministry of Urban Development, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Deputy Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmad Shah Sangdil ACB member, MP and other Cricket Board members, the statement added. Minister Hakimi addressing the ceremony said that there were three eligible candidates for this post were introduced to the President and Cricket Board selected Atif Mashal as the new Cricket Board chairman through a transparent process. “As the leading member of Cricket Board Committee, I congratulate the new responsibility for Mr. Mashal and wish him to receive the aids and change this board into a source of income.” The minister added, praising Nasimullah Danish, ex-chairman of the board and other individuals involved for their hardworking and leading of this stage, the ministry statement continued. According to Minister Hakimi, Afghanistan has got a lot of achievements in cricket board like defeating West Indies in World Cup, adding Danish could raise the cricket board budget and attracted private sponsors to the team. “Cricket and other sports are in developing mood and I can assure Afghan youth that the government supports all kinds of sports and provide required facilities for them,” the Ministry added as quoted in the statement.