• Skocic comes back to undertake his job after pandemic lockdown

    Tehran Iran national football team head coach Dragan Skocic came back to Tehran on Sunday morning to undertake his job after the pandemic lockdown. Skocic, who had left Tehran on March 12 following the cancellation of Team Melli’s training camp due to coronavirus outbreak, had not been able to return to Iran in recent months…

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  • Iran’s Masoud Shojaei selected as Asia greatest player in La Liga

    Tehran  Iranian football player Masoud Shojaei was selected by the Asian Football Confederation as the greatest player in the Spanish league ‘La Liga’. Asian Football Confederation started a poll in whicn Masoud Shojaei and Javad Nekounam from Iran, John Aloisi from Australia, Wu Lei from China, Takashi Inui from Japan and Paulino Alcantara from Philippines…

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  • Iran’s Yazdani wins UWW virtual competition

    Tehran Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani ranked first in the world virtual wrestling competition which was held by the United World Wrestling. The United World Wrestling official account in social media started poll by releasing images of two champions on their popularity. In semi-final stage Hassan Yazdani from Iran and Abdulrashid Sadulaev from Russia attended the…

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  • Envoy: Iran ready to cooperate with Iran in sports

      Baghdad Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi in a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Adnan Dirjal said Iran is ready to establish cooperation with Iraq in the field of sports. Stressing the importance of sports and the position of federations in developing bilateral ties, he underlined Iran’s interest in sending sports…

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  • Iran’s volleyball player joins Slovenian Premier League

    Head of the Department for Sport and the Young Affairs of Mahabad Qarni Mostafapour said on Thursday that Mahabad’s volleyball player and international volleyball coach Ako Karimi has joined the technical staff of the Slovenian Premier League team, ACH VOLLEY. In an interview with IRNA, Mostafapour said that according to the official announcement of the…

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  • Iran’s Jahanbakhsh unravels highs & lows of football in Holland

      Tehran Iranian football player Alireza Jahanbakhsh who is now playing for Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club in an interview unveiled the highs and lows of football during his time in Holland. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, Jahanbakhsh said: “When I joined NEC in 2013, I’d had…

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  • Iran chess player runner-up in Asian Juniors & Girls Online Chess Champs

      Tehran Iranian Chess player Arash Tahbaz with 2,302 rating stood on the second place in Asian Juniors and Girls Online Chess Championships. Two other Iranian players Mohammad Amin Tabatabaie and Parham Maghsoudlu ranked 6th and 7th, respectively. Uzbekistan ranked first in the competition.   Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA  

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  • Iran to attend world canoeing contests

    Tehran Iranian athletes will take part in the world canoeing contests as of April, 2021, according to timetable set by the International Canoe Federation (ICF). Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic on Dec, 2019, international sports competitions have been postponed due to protect lives of people. Up to now, the deadly coronavirus has killed…

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  • Sourian selected to represent Iran in UWW board elections

    Iranian Wrestling Federation on Tuesday introduced Hamid Sourian as the official representative of the country to the United World Wrestling board election. The United World Wrestling election is set to be held on the sidelines of the World Youth Wrestling Championships in Serbia in September 2020. The event is likely to be delayed by several months…

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