“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.


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.