Watch Afghan Popular Sports Dating from Genghis Khan/PICS&VIDEO

Fri Jul 3, 2015 16:33:07

This sometimes semi violent to most violent sports dating from the reign of Genghis Khan that are popular once more after the Taliban's fall.

Dog fighting

Dog fighting


Another historical and very popular sport is buzkashi . Chapandazes battle over the headless carcass of a goat in a buzkashi match, The aim is to get it round a flag and into a white circle. The sport is said to date back to when Genghis Khan's marauding hordes made their way across Asia.

kauk-fighting.This is a far cheaper sport to participate in than either dog fighting or buzkashi.Bets can be made on the fights, declared over when one bird submits by escaping the ring or turning away from its opponent.