While many nations boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the country's pro-Soviet puppet government sent a team to Moscow.
Afghanistan competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Afghanistan competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Afghanistan competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, after having missed the 1952 Games in Helsinki. They only sent a team of 12 to compete in the field hockey, of which six of the competitors competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Afghanistan competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, sending a total of 31 competitors, which consisted of the men's field hockey and football teams. This is the highest number of athletes that Afghanistan has ever sent to a Summer Olympic Games.
Afghanistan first competed at the Summer Olympic Games at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. In all, they sent 19 competitors, but only 13 competed.
The Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team represents the country of Afghanistan in U-19 international cricket. Afghanistan finished second in the 2009 Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier which was held in Canada.
Afghanistan ; Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Pashto: Afġānistān [avɣɒnisˈtɒn, ab-], Dari: Afġānestān [avɣɒnesˈtɒn]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country in South and Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
The Third Anglo-Afghan War , also known as the Third Afghan War, the British-Afghan war of 1919 and in Afghanistan as the War of Independence, began on 6 May 1919 when the Emirate of Afghanistan invaded British India and ended with an armistice on 8 August 1919. The war resulted in the Afghans winning back control of foreign affairs from Britain, and the British recognizing Afghanistan as an independent nation.
Afghanistan, participated in the 1951 Asian Games held in the city of New Delhi, India from 4 to 11 March 1951. Athletes from Afghanistan failed to secure any medal spot in these Games.
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