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    Afghan cricket coach Kabir Khan resigns

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Pakistani right-handed batsman Kabir Khan on Monday resigned as Afghanistan’s national cricket team coach, citing personal engagements.



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    Australia gives ACB cricket gear

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian Embassy on Monday handed over cricket equipment to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on the eve of the Super Sixes Tournament.



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    15 women take part in Bamyan cycle race

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A number of females took part in a cycle race aimed at creating awareness about women’s rights and elimination of violence against them in central Bamyan province on Monday.



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    Nabi 8th on ICC list of top 10 all rounders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan captain Mohammad Nabi Issakhel is eighth all-rounder in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI All-rounders in the latest update.



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    UNFPA sings MoU with cricket board

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Saturday to work together for the wellbeing of Afghan youth.



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    Japan to equip AFF Stadium with lights

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan has promised to equip the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Stadium with lights to enable hosting nighttime matches and build a mini-pitch for junior teams, the federation said on Thursday.



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    Sixes tournament from 26th: ACB

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Shpageeza (Sixes) Tournament -- Afghanistan’s largest annual cricket event -- would begin at the Kabul Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, the board announced on Thursday.



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    42-km marathon marks I-Day in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A marathon involving a number of athletes was held in Kabul to mark Afghanistan’s 95th Independence Day on Tuesday, organisers said.



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    Some Paktika schools to have playgrounds

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Playground for 16 schools in southeastern Paktika province would be constructed at a cost of $350,000 in the current year, an official said on Saturday.



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    Call to build cricket stadium in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Local cricket officials and players on Friday urged the government to build a cricket stadium in southeastern Paktika province to promote the sport.