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Buzkashi is Afghanistan's national game and is a brutal struggle between men endeavouring to ride around an unmarked area holding onto a calf's carcass before dumping it in a designated circle. Buzkashi's unwritten rules are seldom observed. Subscribe to Trans World Sport: http://goo.gl/5kBsQ TWS features sports action from around the globe, including reports from the biggest international competitions, in-depth features on lesser-known sports and profiles of rising stars of the future. Follow us: http://twitter.com/TransWorldSport Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/transworldsport87
Dari/Natsound If there's one thing that epitomises for many the spirit of Afghanistan, it's the sport of buzkashi. The buzkashi season is now in full swing and, even with front lines from the civil war close by, games still go on. APTN reports on a game near the town of Taloqan on the anti-Taliban side of the lines. A hillside is crammed with spectators near the current front lines in the north of Afghanistan. Raging below, a fight of a different kind - buzkashi. The play sweeps past jeeps owned by local commanders taking time out from the war to sponsor a game. Buzkashi has few rules but a long tradition. In essence it's an organised fight, on horseback. The people love it and games can go on for days. This game has been put on to entertain the local v...
Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak reports on Afghanistan's incredible achievement in reaching their first major cricket tournament - the World Twenty20 cup to be held in the West Indies in April. Having been ranked 130th in the world just 18 months ago, the players will now face top sides such as India and South Africa after winning their qualifying competition in Dubai. For more sports news and features go to http://english.aljazeera.net/sport. February 13, 2010.
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The British three times champion jockey Richard Dunwoody was in Afghanistan recently trying out the traditional Afghan sport of buzkashi. It's the third time Richard has visited the war-torn country. NATO Homepage: http://www.nato.int
Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Under Taliban rule Afghanistan's national sport was banned because the extremist group considered it immoral. But since the regime was ousted the eight centuries-old tradition of Buzkashi is now played again. Horsemen can be seen cracking their whips as they battle for the headless body of a goat. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel : http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter : https://twitter.com/France24_en
The U-19 team that is in Greater Noida for practicing and playing matches talk to NDTV about their fondness for Bollywood movies on Hum Log. The players say that most people in Afghanistan watch a lot of Hindi films and their favourite actors include Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. (Audio in Hindi) Watch full show: http://khabar.ndtv.com/video/show/hum-log/hum-log-cricket-and-bollywood-connecting-india-and-afghanistan-396524?yt Download the NDTV news app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ndtv.india&referrer=utm_source%3Dyoutubecards%26utm_medium%3Dcpc%26utm_campaign%3Dyoutube