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    Taekwondo event gets under way

    KABUL (PAN): The first taekwondo event for athletes under eight got under way at the National Olympic Committee Stadium in Kabul on Thursday, an official said.



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    Howzat, cricket on the rise in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Mohammad Zaib stands with a bat in hand and waits for his turn at the crease.



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    Afghan-Scotland ODI begins

    KABUL (PAN): A one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Afghanistan and Scotland began in Ayr Monday afternoon -- two days after the national side thrashed the Scots in a one-sided test.



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    Hamid stars in Afghanistan's emphatic win

    KABUL (PAN): A fiery fast bowling spell by Hamid Hassan guided Afghanistan to a massive 229-run triumph over Scotland in an utterly one-sided ICC Intercontinental Cup match at the Cambusdoon New Ground in Scotland on Saturday.



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    Afghanistan eyeing win over Scotland

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan scored 546 runs in 123 overs against Scotland on penultimate mate day of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup test at the Cambusdoon New Ground in Scotland.



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    Volleyball event concludes in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): The Afghan Club won a volleyball tournament, featuring eight A-level teams, which concluded in Qalat, capital of southern Zabul province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Afghan swimming team formed

    KABUL (PAN): For the first time, an Afghan national swimming team was formed after a competition in this central capital city on Monday, sports officials said.



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    Afghan cricket team off to Scotland

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan cricket team and officials on Wednesday left for Scotland, where the side will meet the hosts in two Test matches to be played from 11-14 August in Ayr as part of an ongoing ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10, an official said.



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    Taekwondo team returns home

    KABUL (PAN): The national taekwondo team returned home from from an international contest with eight silver and two bronze medals on Thursday.



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    Ghor cricket team founded

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): A cricket team for youth in western Ghor province was founded under the Afghanistan Cricket Board, officials said on Thursday.