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Iran to hold training camps in Portugal and South Africa

Iran national team will hold training camps in Portugal and South Africa in order to prepare for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia. Carlos Queiroz’s men will fly to Portugal on October 4th and will play a couple of friendly matches against some Portuguese clubs including Benfica and Estoril. Team Melli will then return to Iran to play a ... Read More »

Nekounam says he is at %100 & ready to play

Javad Nekounam said that he is completely fit and ready to help Segunda Division side Osasuna in the current season. Nekounam rejoined Osasuna in August after two years. “In the first game, I think I was still not 100% fit. Now, after playing three games, I’m 100% fit,” Nekounam told Osasuna.es. Asked where does he like to play?  Nekounam said, ... Read More »

Rock climbing in Arak

The city of Arak is surrounded by mountains in the south, west, and east. Arak is located in adjacency two important cities: Qom and Isfahan. Its average altitude is 1750m above sea level and is 260 km from the capital, Tehran. Rock climbing is becoming popular in the country, it is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often ... Read More »

Pictorial: First Perspolis win under Derakhshan

Perspolis played Rahahan in the 9th week of the Championships league. The score was 2-1, this was the first win for the new coach who replaced Ali Daei under controversial circumstances. Mohammad Nouri and Mohammad Abbaszadeh scored the two goals. Perspolis still struggling now has 12 points and climbed to 8th place. Read More »

Soccer team official accused of harassment in Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — An equipment manager for the Iranian men’s soccer team faces police investigation on suspicion of sexually harassing a South Korean female volunteer at a stadium, an official at the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) confirmed on Tuesday. The Iranian, whose name was not disclosed, is suspected of groping a female volunteer on ... Read More »

History making: Iran Volleyball qualifis for 3rd round

Iran staged another stunning performance in the FIVB 2014 Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Poland and thrashed Serbia 3-1 on Sunday evening to qualify for the third round of the tournament. The Asian champions showed excellent consistency throughout today’s match, and overpowered Serbia in a four setter (27-25, 22-25, 25-22 and 25-18) to keep their hopes high for winning a ... Read More »

When a supercar, an F1 car, and a superbike race

What happens when you get professional drivers Marc Webber, Jamie Whincup, and Casey Stoner together for a race? Since they’re using an F1 car, a supercar, and a superbike respectively, you’re going to have an amazing show of speed and precision. Read More »

Iran volleyball team defeated by host Poland

Iranian men’s national volleyball team has been defeated by host Poland in the second round of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. On Saturday, the Poles hit the Iranian squad 3-2 in a neck-to-neck Pool E match at Atlas Arena in the central city of Lódz, the third-largest in Poland. The Iranian volleyball team lost the first two sets ... Read More »

Iran Beats Puerto Rico in FIVB

Tasnim – Iran’s national volleyball team swept Puerto Rico in straight sets (25-17, 25-22, 25-14) at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship on Sunday. Iran’s Shahram Mahmoudi ranked higher than all scorers with 13 tallies and teammate Mousavi matched his personal best in the competition with 8 blocks in a total of 12 points. “Iranian serve put us in trouble, ... Read More »

Haddadi linked with Real Madrid move

Hamed Haddadi has reportedly drawn interest from Real Madrid. He’s hoping that a strong FIBA World Cup will inspire NBA teams to contact his agent as well. “Real Madrid is the biggest club in Europe… But we’ll see what happens in the future,” Haddadi told hoopshype.com. “It’s one of my options, signing with a club in Europe. I’m waiting for ... Read More »