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    Nikpa tastes defeat in China opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading Afghan athlete Rohullah Nikpa was defeated by his rival from Belgium in their first encounter during the Taekwondo International Competition in neighbouring China, an official said on Sunday.



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    ACB names squad for Zimbabwe tour

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Saturday announced the national squad for the Zimbabwean tour.



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    On Olympic Day, Afghan athletes donate blood

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of athletes donated blood to deserving patients, especially those injured in a recent wave of clashes in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    Afghanistan to tour Zimbabwe next month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will take on Zimbabwe during a tour of the landlocked African country next month, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Moles appointed as batting coach

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Thursday announced the appointment of Andy Moles as a batting coach for the national team in preparation for the 2015 World Cup.



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    Australia to help boost Afghan cricket: envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday said his country was ready to extend all possible cooperation to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in promoting the game.



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    Afghan golfers off to Lahore for global event

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A three-member Afghan team, accompanied by a mentor, on Monday left Kabul for eastern Pakistan’s city of Lahore to compete in an international golf tournament.



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    Takhar win taekwondo tournament

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Takhar has won a taekwondo tournament featuring several teams from northern and northeastern provinces, officials said on Friday.



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    Skipper all praise for upcoming cricketers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The skipper of the Afghan squad, which won the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Premier League in Malaysia, on Friday commended upcoming players’ performance.



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    Whatmore to help Afghans prepare for World Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Renowned coach Dav Whatmore would help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE prepare for the 2015 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Friday.