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Buzkashi: Afghanistan's fierce national sport
Two teams of Buzkashi horsemen from Bamiyan ride up to the provincial governor and his entourage after their match. The best riders, or chapandaz, receive money from the VIP spectators. Buzkashi, a fierce form of polo, is played across Afghanistan during the winter. April 2004.