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History in Sports

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Jadyn Golding

on 18 February 2015

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1839 Cricket was played on afghan soil by british troops.
1933 Afghanistan Football Federation was established.
1936 Afghanistan competed for the first time at the summer games and no medals were won.
1999 They were banned from olympic competition because of Taliban.
Popular Played
It means goat grabbing
National sport of Afganistan
Main Types
Headless carcass is placed in the center of a circle, and surrounded by the player of two teams
Get control of the carcass and bring it to the scoring area
To many afghans buzkashi is not just a game, but a way of life where teamwork and communication are essential to being successful.
Simple objective
In order to score the rider must obtain possession of the carcass and carry it away from the starting circle.
1. Buzkashi, played on horseback
2. Football (Soccer)
3. Cricket
4. Body building for women
5. Kite Flying
Much more complex
Player must carry the calf around a marker, and then return the carcass to the teams designated scoring circle.
It is a team sport for two teams of eleven players each, the game can last anything from an afternoon to several days.
The game rules are very different, but the basic concept of cricket is similar to the game of baseball

Kite Flying
People have been flying kites in Afghanistan for over 100 years.
Common hobby
Once banned by the Taliban
The types of kites flied are called fighter kites.
The season for flying kites is autumn because the winds are good.
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