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    Jawzjan children run for combating poverty

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): In an attempt to alleviate poverty, Save the Children sponsored a race involving children in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province.



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    Afghans off to Doha for Under-16 Elite Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s junior team on Monday left for Qatar to participate in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup, an official said.



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    Regional cricket contest gets under way

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A regional cricket tournament, involving five squads, got under way at the Kabul International Stadium on Sunday, organisers said.



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    36 playgrounds to be built in Wardak

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Forty-six million afghanis would be spent on the construction of 36 playgrounds in different districts of Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Friday.



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    Work on Khost cricket stadium begins

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on an international cricket stadium was formally launched in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Friday.



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    3-week volleyball event begins in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): A volleyball tournament featuring 44 squads got under way in the capital of central Maidan Wardak province on Friday.



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    Afghanistan wrap up Kiwi tour with triumph

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ending their New Zealand tour, Afghanistan on Thursday defeated a first class domestic cricket club in a one-day match by 16 runs, an official said.



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    Silver medal winning cricket team returns home

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Incheon Asian Games silver medal winning Afghanistan men’s cricket team on Monday returned home to a rousing welcome by government officials, fans and cricket board officials.



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    Afghanistan beat Auckland in rain-hit encounter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Auckland cricket team by nine wickets in a one-day friendly match in New Zeeland on Sunday, an official said.



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    Afghanistan clinch silver as crushed in final

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan secured silver medal at the men’s cricket event in the Asian Games on Friday after they were crushed by Sri Lanka in the final by 68 runs to win the gold medal.