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Sport in Afghanistan 

In Afghanistan people love to play all kinds of sports. One of the most popular traditional sport in Afghanistan is Buzkashi, which literally translated means "goat grabbing", a team sport played on horseback.

Football (soccer) and cricket are also popular sports among the Afghans.

Most popular traditional Afghanistan sport is Buzkashi

Most popular sports in Afghanistan 

  • football (soccer)
  • cricket
  • basketball
  • volleyball
  • golf
  • handball
  • boxing
  • taekwondo
  • weightlifting
  • bodybuilding
  • track and field
  • skating
  • bowling
  • snooker
  • chess

Afghanistan and the Olympics

Afghanistan made its first appearance at the Berlin Games in 1936. Afghanistan has sent a delegation to most Summer Games since then.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 20:02