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Hazara taekwondo hero Rohullah Nikpai wins Olympic Bronze

Hazara taekwondo hero Rohullah Nikpai wins Olympic Bronze

In 2008 Hazara taekwondo hero Rohullah Nikpai won his country’s first medal at an Olympics, also a bronze.

HAC – RESEARCH FOR SICK KIDS

Hazara Association “Canada” Just wanted to bring to your attention this great opportunity that a soccer tournament will be held in March 2012 as part of Fund Raising Event for Leukemia – research for sick kids. Hazara Association of Canada (HAC) has decided to participate in this great event. This event will take place in […]

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Australian Hazara Champion, now a Hollywood celebrity visits refugees and his fans in Europe

Talented Hazara martial arts champion and actor Hussain Sadiqi, who is known in Australia as a new Jackie Chan is visiting refugees and his fans in European countries. Since his move to Los Angles, California to pursue his film carrier in Hollywood, this is Hussain Sadiqi’s first visit with the refugees and his fans in […]

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Rohullah Nikpai wins bronze at World Taekwondo Championships

Competition Results (on May 4, 2011 of 2011 WTF World Taekwondo Championships in Gyeongju, Korea) Men’s -68kg Weight Category Gold : Servet Tazegul (Turkey) Silver : Mohammad Bagheri Motamed (Iran) Bronze : Rohullah Nikpaa (Afghanistan) Martin Stamper (Great Britain)

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Hazara girl practices the martial arts with a sword

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Asian Games: Afghan fighter thwarted in China

By Mukesh Sharma BBC Hindi service in Guangzhou Afghan taekwondo fighter Rohullah Nikpai’s Asian Games run is over but defeat has strengthened his resolve to perform better in future. The Olympic bronze medallist lost 1-0 in the second round to Lo Tsung Jui of Taiwan. The bout went down to the golden point after both […]

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Afghanistan’s new “warrior” hero Rohullah Nikpai

By Lyse Doucet BBC News, Kabul At a sports centre in the heart of Kabul, the sound of fighting rings out night and day. But this isn’t the war that has torn Afghanistan for the past three decades. Kabul’s new warriors are taekwondo fighters. In this ancient martial art of kicking and punching, one of […]

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Interview with Hazara girl Zahra Mahmoodi, captain of Afghanistan women soccer team

Hazara girl Zahra Mahmoodi is the Captain of Afghanistan women soccer team. Hazaras are the most persecuted ethnic group in Afghanistan. In recent years they showed that they are the most progressive ethnic group too. “The game is very important for us because we want to show the world, that there are Afghanistanis who are […]

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Afghan Shotokan Karate Team Ready for Asian Cups

The national Shotokan Karate team of Afghanistan is ready for the 16th round of Asian Cups planned to be held in the next two weeks The Afghan national Shotokan Karate team has been continuing accelerated training to get prepared for these games in the past two months. Six karate players, including two females will represent […]

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“Afghanistan in hope of gold in Asian Games”: official

The war-ravaged Afghanistan is to send a 127-strong delegation to the upcoming Asian Games which is slated for November in China’s southern major city of Guangzhou, said the head of the delegation on Monday. Ghulam Ghous Nikbeen, chef de mission of the Afghan sports delegation, told Xinhua in an exclusive interview that the Afghan team […]

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