Category: Sport
Iran basketball team to face China in decisive match_thumbnail

The Iranian players fell short against Japan at the Japanese Takasaki Arena Stadium on 23 Feb. Saeid Armaghani’s men are to meet the Chinese players in Hong Kong tomorrow. The Iranian basketball players will advance to the world cup if they win the match. Iran sits third in Pool F and will most likely advance […]

Iran boxers scoop 6 medals at Kuwait Intl. Champs_thumbnail

Iranian fighters namely Mostafa Rigi and Bagher Faraji won silver medals in the event. Also, Sajjad Mohammadpour, Shahin Mousavi, Hossein Mirahmadi, and Toofan Sharifi got bronze medals. Some 100 boxers representing 21 countries participated in the tournament. Alireza Esteki was the head coach of Iran’s boxing team in the event. The Iranian team stood in […]

Iran female fencer among world top 64 for 1st time ever_thumbnail

This is the first time in Iranian sports history that a female fencer is among the world’s top 64 fencers. Azam Bakhti has overpowered rivals from Belgium, Brazil, Syria, and Canada in the event. To be among the top 32 fencers, Iran’s history-making girl must beat another opponent in the coming stage of the event. […]

Sports-cultural Olympiad for female students in Tabriz_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Jul. 14 (MNA) – The 15th cultural and sports Olympiad for female students started Wednesday with the slogan “competition, friendship and health” at Tabriz University.

Iran football goalkeeper; Like father, like son_thumbnail

Amir–the son of legendary Iranian keeper, Ahmadreza–has taken after his father. “Like father, like son” is what the website Kayhanvarzeshi describes him. Born on April 26, 1994, the player plays for Spanish Segunda Division Ponferradina in the current season. He was a member of Portugal’s Primeira Liga team Maritimo from 2017 to 2021. Previously, the […]

Iran ease past Syria at FIBA 2023 WC Asianqualifiers_thumbnail

Iran’s national basketball team finished its second and final match in Window 3 of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers against Syria with an easy win. Iran and Syria’s national basketball teams faced each other in Group D in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday afternoon and the Iranian side trounced the […]

Persepolis 2-0 Paykan: IPL matchday 25_thumbnail

TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) – 10-man Persepolis gained a 2-0 victory over Paykan in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Matchday 25 of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday. Hamed Pakdel opened the scoring for the hosts in the 16th minute. Persepolis midfielder Omid Alishah was sent off in the 32nd minute for violent conduct. Ali Nemati […]

Qatari minister to visit S Iran to survey coop. for WorldCup_thumbnail

Aliakbar Safaee, the general director of Iran Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced the upcoming visit of the Qatar Minister of Transport and Communications to Iran to visit the facilities of Hormozgan and Bushehr Provinces for supporting the World Cup 2022. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is to be held in Qatar from November 21 […]

Iran female handball team to participate in AsianC’ships_thumbnail

In its first match, the Iranian team will compete against Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Handbalists from Iran, India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Thailand are participating in the championship that will be held at the Universal Sports Complex Dostyk, Almaty, (Kazakhstan) from 7 to 14 March 2022. The top two teams from the championship will directly qualify for the […]

Tehran derby ended in stalemate_thumbnail

Ali Nemati gave Persepolis a lead in the 40th minute with a header in the match held in front of about 20,000 fans at the Azadi Stadium. Esteghlal substitute Rudy Gestede equalized the match with a header in the 81st minute. Esteghlal remained top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table with 55 points, six […]

Palestinian national amputee soccer team arrives inTehran_thumbnail

national amputee soccer team on Thursday arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport to participate in the West Asian Championship qualifying matches for the 2022 Amputee Football World Cup in Turkey. The team operates under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross and includes 19 young Palestinians who have been amputated in the fight […]

Iranian wrestler wins gold medal in Yasar Dogu Tournament_thumbnail

In the 97kg category, Mohammad Hossein Mohammadian defeated his Uzbek opponent 11-0 in the first round. In the second round, he defeated the Kazakh wrestler 16-4 and advance to the semifinals. Defeating his Turkish opponent 10-0, Mohammadian made his way to the final match. By defeating the Russian world bronze medalist Alikhan Lukmanovich Zhabrailov 4-3 in the final match, […]

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