Sports

Speed Flying Down The Slopes

Speed flying (also known as speed riding) is the air sport of flying a small, fast fabric wing, usually in close proximity to a steep slope. Speed flying is a unique hybrid sport that has combined elements of paragliding, parachuting, and even skiing to create a new sport. Like paragliding, speed flying is done by launching from a slope with ... Read More »

Women put on a soccer skills class

Woman’s soccer has become big around the world during the past decade. There is a women’s world cup and many countries have semi-pro leagues. On a side note we have come across a couple of videos of some some surprising female candidates putting on a soccer clinic of sorts for the public to see: Elderly Italian woman shows off her ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo goes under cover

The Real superstar donned a fat suit and fake moustache, beard and wig, before doing kick-ups with local children in the Spanish capital. Ronaldo pulled off this stunt at the busy Plaza de Callao in downtown Madrid, so the general public quickly swarmed around the world’s best player as soon as he revealed himself. And perhaps nothing spelled out surprise ... Read More »

Photos of fans in our last Asian Cup Game

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) disciplinary committee was considering the complaint against Alaa Abdulzehra, who is alleged to have committed a doping violation last year. Iraq won Friday’s spicy encounter against their neighbours and bitter rivals 7-6 on penalties after Iran were reduced to 10 men and extra time finished with the scores at 3-3. AFC ended up voting in ... Read More »

Nekounam to captain Iran squad in 2015 Asian Cup

Veteran Osasuna midfielder Javad Nekounam will captain Iran’s national soccer team in the 2015 Asian Cup due to be held in Australia in January, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) says. The AFC reported that Iran’s national team head coach, Carlos Queiroz, has finalized names of the plays for the tournament which will run from January 9 to 31. The report further ... Read More »

Body boarding on glacier ice water

Now this is a different kind of water-skiing! Incredible pictures show pair of adventurers body board their way down Europe’s largest glacier. Carving their way through the icy rivers of the Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland, they are seen risking their lives for an adrenalin rush. Claude-Alain Gailland and Gilles Janin were pictured mounted on their body boards as part of ... Read More »

Iran’s Female Surf Pioneers

Balochistan. The place sounds made up, like something from a terrible Borat sequel. But it’s very real, and it’s very dangerous. All of this sounded good to Irish surfer Easkey Britton. In 2010, she took time off from finishing a PhD in Marine Science (and towing into beasts at Mullaghmore) to surf this moonscape of a coastline. Britton has since made ... Read More »

Blocked FIFA funds could now flow to national team

Radio Zamaneh – The head of Iran’s Football Federation reports that Sepp Blatter, the head of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), has announced that some of Iran’s money for football activities, which has been blocked due to the International sanctions, will now be released.Ali Kafashian told reporters, after his return from the meeting of the Asian Football Confederation ... Read More »

Pele in better clinical condition

Brazil football legend Pele’s health condition is improving, but the soccer great is still receiving treatment for a urinary infection, says a Brazilian hospital.   The 74-year-old “is in better clinical condition,” said the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. The hospital added that he was “lucid” and breathing on his own but still receiving hemodialysis, which involves filtering a ... Read More »

Pictorial of the Perspolis Derby Win

Persepolis football team earned a last minute 2-1 victory over Esteghlal thanks to a late header from Omid Alishah here on Sunday. Perspolis was playing with 10 players when they scored the goal. Below you will see a hand picked selection of pictures of the day of the game that gives you an idea of the games intense atmosphere.   ... Read More »