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Parkour a pleasure boom in Afghanistan

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: To avoid the current challenges and also to introduce a new face of the country to the world, a group of young Afghans are finding freedom among the blast walls through the jumping, back-flipping sport of Parkour. Kabul Boys Parkour Team is the first ever waves of …

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Lalchand Rajput to lead Afghan Cricket team

KABUL:  Indian cricketer Lalchand Rajput was appointed as the new coach of the Afghan cricket team, the cricket board announced Saturday. “Mr. Rajput, who has coached the Indian Under-19 Cricket side as well as the Mumbai Indians franchise in the IPL, 54-year-old’s experience is a key asset for Afghanistan Cricket,” …

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Karzai praises free fight champion Hotak

AT-KABUL: Ex-President Hamid Karzai praised free fighter Ahmad Wali Hotak for gaining the title of champion, Karzai’s office said Wednesday. Karzai admired Hotak’s recent game with Russian fighter, calling it a fantastic victory welcomed by every Afghan. Hotak offered information about his international competitions, saying that he had carried out …

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan is considering to inviting Afghanistan to play in Quetta in the wake of improved law and order situation in Balochistan’s capital. According to local media reports, PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan said Afghanistan had shown consent to send their cricket team to Pakistan. “We are …

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