TAEKWONDO IN AFGHANISTAN0

“The Taliban will not let us to do anything”

Afghan athletes

Used to go and do whatever we want, we sometimes forget that there are places where you can´t do what you most love: practicing Taekwondo, for instance. We bring you the story of Laila Hossaini, an Afghan athlete who has fought against illness, poverty and even war to do what she loves: Taekwondo.

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Afghans Fighting Their Way To London

The sounds produced by the three Afghan athletes going to the London Summer Olympics are fierce: elongated wails ricochet off the chipped and dilapidated walls of the taekwondo center, while leather smacks and slaps at the boxing gym.