Latest News

    Pajhwok Afghan News Sms Alert

    Sports

    Sports

    India beat Afghanistan in thrilling encounter

    KABUL (PAN): India defeated Afghanistan 4-3 after a penalty shootout to march into the final of the SAFF Under-16 Championship football in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.



    Sports

    Sports complex inaugurated in Wardak

    KABUL (PAN): A newly-built sports stadium was inaugurated in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.



    Sports

    $700,000 Paktika stadium inaugurated

    SHARAN (PAN): A stadium was inaugurated in southeastern Paktika province on Thursday, a move aimed to wean youth from drug addiction and militancy to sports.



    Sports

    Afghanistan enter SAFF U-16 semifinals

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan marched into the semifinals of the ongoing South Asian Football Federation (SAFF)’s under-16 football championship in Kathmandu by beating Bhutan 3-1.



    Sports

    90 clubs vie in Kandahar football event

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Featuring 90 teams, a football tournament has begun at the Ahmad Shahi playground in Kandahar City, the capital of southern Kandahar province, in the memory of a slain mayor, an official said on Tuesday.



    Sports

    Nekpa vows to skip global events

    KABUL (PAN): Renowned Afghan athlete, Roohullah Nekpa, on Saturday vowed to skip international events as long as Taekwondo Federation leadership was not changed.



    Sports

    Shaheen Club wins Premier Soccer League

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN):  The Shaheen Club on Tuesday won the Premier Soccer League, beating their rivals in the final played in northern Kunduz province.



    Sports

    Cricket being included in curriculum

    KABUL (PAN): An agreement is being signed between the Afghanistan Cricket Board and the Ministry of Education on the inclusion of cricket as a subject in the ministry’s curriculum.



    Sports

    70-day soccer event concluded in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The Haroon Popal Club has won a football tournament in southern Helmand province, an official said on Saturday.



    Sports

    Probables for ICC, ACC Cups named

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Cricket Board on Wednesday announced 18 probables for a four-day match against Namibia in the ICC Intercontinental Cup in August and the ACC Emerging Teams Cup later in the same month.