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Brazilian football legend Pele dies at 82

AT Kabul: Pele, who is the only player in history to win three World Cups, passed away at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo following a battle with cancer. Pele, who is Brazil’s joint all-time top scorer with 77 goals in 92 matches, became an icon of the game …

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France defeats Morocco to compete Argentina in World Cup final

AT Kabul: Argentina and France will face off in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final after powering through the semifinals. France ended Morocco’s World Cup dream in the later match, striking early through Theo Hernandez before Randal Kolo Muani made it 2-0 in the second half after Les Bleus had …

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IOC condition for Afghanistan’s participation in Paris Olympic

AT Kabul: According to Reuters, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) warned Afghanistan’s rulers on Tuesday that allowing young women and girl’s safe access to sports is a condition for the country’s participation in the 2024 Paris Games. Women’s sports in Afghanistan have been restricted since the establishment of new political …

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UAE to host Afghanistan’s Cricket games for next five years

AT Kabul: Afghanistan will play their home games in the UAE over the next five years. An agreement was signed between the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), firming up the deal. As part of the agreement, Afghanistan will play UAE in a three-match T20I series …

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Afghanistan to Face England in First T20 Match

AT Kabul: At the beginning of the 2022 Cricket World Cup, the Afghanistan national team will face England in the first match of this competition. This match is scheduled to be held at 3:30pm on Saturday. Afghanistan won two warm-up matches against Bangladesh and their match against Pakistan ended without …

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Karzai congratulates Afghanistan U-20 team victory against Oman

AT News Kabul: Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan congratulate the victory of the Afghanistan U-20 national football team, against Oman in the preliminary matches of the Asian Championship, and wish them more success in their future matches. Afghanistan’s under-20 national football team won 1-0 against Oman in their second …

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Naveen-ul-Haq: ‘I’m backing myself to bowl against anybody and just do what worked for me’

After being the top wicket-taker in the Vitality T20 Blast, and stints in various leagues, the Afghanistan quick bowler is raring to go in his first senior World Cup Afghanistan fast bowler Naveen-ul-Haq has established himself as a T20 – and T10 – globetrotter, following in the footsteps of his …

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Asghar Afghan sacked from captaincy over Zimbabwe loss

AT News KABUL: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) sacked Asghar Afghan as from the national team captaincy, blaming him for losing the test match against Zimbabwe in March at Abu Dhabi.The ACB said in a statement that Afghanistan Cricket Board members approved the proposition to go ahead with split-captaincy for …

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