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    ACB gets control of Kabul Stadium land

    KABUL (PAN): With President Karzai in the chair, the Cabinet has decided to give the Kabul International Cricket Stadium’s land in control of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).



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    Afghanistan face Iran in UAE rugby final

    KABUL (PAN):  Afghanistan would take on Iran in the final of the West Asian Sevens Rugby Tournament being played at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on Saturday, an official said.



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    National Olympic Committee chief resigns

    KABUL (PAN): Lieutenant General Zahir Aghbar on Saturday announced tendering his resignation as National Olympic Committee head.



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    Zazai steers Rangers to emphatic win

    KABUL (PAN): A gutsy knock of 107 runs by Fazal Zazai led Rangers to trounce Tigers in the opener of the Million Cricket Cup in Kabul on Friday, an official said.



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    President honours cricketers with awards

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday congratulated national cricket team on booking a place in the 2015 World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand, calling the success a great honour for his nation.



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    Cricket team arrives home to hero’s welcome

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan national cricket team on Saturday evening arrived to a warm reception in Kabul from Sharjah, where it beat Kenya to book a place in the 2015 World Cup last week, with thousands of cheering fans lining up on both sides of the airport road to welcome the heroes.



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    Rahmat stars as Afghans humiliate Kenya

    KABUL (PAN): Rahmat Shah’s magnificent century played a crucial role in Afghanistan’s emphatic victory against Kenya in a four-day International Cricket Council (ICC) Intercontinental Cup match in Dubai on Tuesday.



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    ICC to give ACB $1m preparation fee

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan will receive a $1 million preparation fee from the International Cricket Council (ICC) ahead of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the game’s global governing body announced on Sunday.



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    WC spot sparks nationwide celebrations

    KABUL (PAN): Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in celebration across the country on the national cricket team’s qualification for the 2015 World Cup, beating Kenya by seven wickets in their final ODI in Sharjah.