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    Female karate players trained in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): For the first time ever, the Ghazni Olympic Department on Friday awarded 24 women with yellow karate belts on the completion of courses in the southern province.


    10 Paktika schools get playgrounds

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): New playgrounds have been constructed for ten schools in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Sunday.


    President appoints new ACB leadership

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree appointing new director general and chief executive officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), an official said on Sunday.


    Massoud hails ACB, blasts Agriculture Ministry

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The president's special representative on reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Saturday hailed the national cricket team’s achievements during a visit to the Cricket Board (ACB) in Kabul.


    Twenty20 contest concludes in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A week-long Twenty20 Cricket Tournament has concluded in eastern Kunar province, with “Zwan Fikr Yun” club winning the title, an official said on Saturday.


    Girls’ volleyball event held in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A girls’ volleyball tournament was held in central Bamyan province as a part of campaign to curb violence against women.


    ACB names 30 probables for World Cup squad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan named their preliminary squad for the ICC World Cup to be played next year in Australia and New Zealand, the game’s regularity authority announced on Monday.


    Isakhel 7th among top 10 ODI all-rounders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afgha skipper Mohammad Nabi Isakhel had been placed among the top 10 One-Day International (ODI) all-rounders in the latest International Cricket Council ramkings.


    Afghanistan outplay UAE in 3rd ODI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by two wickets in a closely-contested one-dayer at the ICC Academy ground on Thursday.


    Afghan rugby side beat British Embassy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The British Embassy on Sunday played a rugby match against Mamozai Youth Club, whose players wore shirts donated by the Scottish Rugby Football Union.