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    Cricket event commences in Nuristan

    JALALABAD (PAN): A cricket tournament featuring a dozen teams got under way in Paron, capital of eastern province of Nuristan province, on Tuesday.



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    Afghanistan beat Kenya in thriller

    KABUL (PAN): A career-best 82 off 118 balls by Samiullah Shinwari helped Afghanistan pull off a last-ball triumph over Kenya in a third round thriller of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division-1 in the Netherlands on Monday.



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    Afghan cricket team off to Netherlands

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan national cricket players on Saturday left Kabul for Dutch capital Amsterdam to participate in the World Cricket League Division-1 tournament that will determine the fate of five teams in world rankings, an official said on Saturday.



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    Victorious Afghan bodybuilding team returns

    KABUL (PAN): The victorious Afghan national bodybuilding squad that got first position in the Heavy Weight (+90kg) category at the 7th South Asian Mens Bodybuilding Championship in Katmandu, Nepalese capital, has returned home.



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    Afghan team wins volleyball final in Zabul

    QALAT CITY (PAN): The Afghan volleyball team won the final of a 12-day tournament in southern Zabul province, beating its toughest rival, the Kabul Bank, officials said Saturday



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    Hassan, Nabi included in MCC

    KABUL (PAN): Two Afghan cricket players have been included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), a British sports organisation in UK, to play a twently20 against Pakistan at the Lord's Cricket Ground, the club has said.



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    Football tournament wraps up in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Six teams from a university in the relatively peaceful province of Kapisa wrapped up a two-week long football tournament on Wednesday, with the Law and Political Science team taking the trophy.



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    Kabul lift national cricket tournament title

    KABUL (PAN): Kabul defeated Paktia by seven wickets on Thursday, taking the winning title in the inter-provincial cricket tournament.



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    Afghan fans await football World Cup

    KABUL (PAN): With the countdown for the world's most popular sport about to reach zero, Afghans are among the millions of football fans eager to watch the 2010 World Cup.



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    Paktia march into semifinals

    KABUL (PAN): The Paktia cricket team reached the semifinals of a national tournament after inflicting a heavy defeat on Kunduz on Sunday.