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    Footballers injured in Farah rocket strike

    FARAH CITY (PAN): Three football players were injured when a rocket hit a sports ground in the Pusht-i-road district of western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Afghanistan earn 2014 T20 World Cup spot

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan thrashed Kenya by 34 runs in the International Cricket Council World Twenty20 Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to find their way to next year's mega event, an official said.



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    Afghanistan maul Nepal for 5th consecutive triumph

    KABUL (PAN): A breezy unbeaten knock of 43 runs by opener Mohammad Shahzad saw Afghanistan romping home in an utterly one-sided match against Nepal in the World Twenty20 Qualifiers in the UAE, an official said on Friday.



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    Afghanistan notch up 4th consecutive win

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan registered their fourth consecutive victory in the World Twenty20 Qualifiers by defeating Denmark by two wickets in the UAE, an official said on Thursday.



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    1,000 boys, girls take part in Balkh marathon

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nearly 1,000 boys and girls took part on Thursday in a marathon aimed at maximising people’s participation in next year’s landmark elections in northern Balkh province.



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    Afghanistan win rain-curtailed match

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan clinched another victory in their group match of the World Twenty20 Qualifiers by defeating Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a rain-reduced encounter in the UAE, an official said on Sunday.



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    Afghanistan thrash Scotland in T20 encounter

    KABUL (PAN): A day after losing to Holland, Afghanistan on Saturday defeated Scotland by 17 runs in their World T20 Qualifiers match that began on Friday in the UAE, an official said.



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    Nabi eyes winning T20 qualifying tournament

    KABUL (PAN): Not content with mere qualification, Afghanistan have set their sights on winning the 16-nation World Twenty20 qualifying tournament that begins in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday (today).



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    Afghanistan beat Uganda in UAE friendly

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan warmed up by defeating Uganda by six wickets in a friendly match in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the lead-up to the 2015 Twenty-20 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in January, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Sports teams have improved in Logar: official

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Olympic Committee officials on Sunday said teams of various games had improved and coordination among them had strengthened in central Logar province.