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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 »

Iran could win Pool D, Amir Ghafour says

Tasnim – Iran’s Amir Ghafour said the Iranian volleyball team can finish as the first team of Pool D of the 2014 FIVB World Championship. Iran has defeated Italy 3-1 and US 3-2 in its first two matches in the World Championship. “I feel great, US won the World League this year and we expected they would be a tough ... Read More »

Iran Volleyball Team Defeats US in Huge Win

The Iranian team beat FIVB World League champion in Pool D of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship at the Krakow Arena in Krakow, Poland. Slobodan Kovac’s men had lost to US 3-0 in July in the 2014 FIVB World League last four. Iran, who opened the campaign with a remarkable 3-1(25-16, 23-25,25-21, 25-22) win over Italy, will face France ... Read More »

Iran beats Italy 3-1 in Volleyball Championship

Fars News – The Iranian men’s national volleyball team trounced Italy 3-1 in their opening match of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Sunday. The Iranian men’s national volleyball team overpowered Italy 3-1 (25-16, 23-25, 25-21 and 25-22) in Krakow, Poland, this afternoon. The 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship matches are underway in Poland from August 30 ... Read More »

Atletico Madrid Signs Saeid Ezzatollahi

Ezzatollahi was Iran’s captain in the 2013 U-17 World Cup in UAE. He joined Malavan in 2012 and made his debut for the Iranian team at age 15. Ezzatollahi will play for Atletico Madrid B in Spanish third league as well as Atletico Madrid U-19. “I am very happy to be here and I want to be the Atletico Madrid’s ... Read More »

Queiroz: will extend contract or say goodbye on Tues

Carlos Queiroz said that he will extend his contract with the Iranian football team or say goodbye on Tuesday. The Iranian Football Federation (IFF) has not yet extended contract with the Portuguese. Queiroz had already said the Iranian federation has added the new terms to his contract.   “I will go to the Federation on Tuesday to sign the new ... Read More »

Ali Karimi Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Former Iran captain Ali Karimi joined the football stars getting involved in the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise money for charity. He later nominates his former teammate Ali Daei, currently Persepolis coach, actor Reza Attaran as well as singer Maziar Fallahi. It seems Karimi and Daei have buried the hatchet since the formers Iran’s captains have had problems from ... Read More »

Pictorial: Vahid Hashemian at Bayern Munich Practice

ISNA – Vahid Hashemian, who is currently participating in the DFB’s Pro license courses, must intern and work alongside a Bundesliga club. Hashemian will be completing this part of the course with Bayern Munich. What is of note and interest is that Bayern in the past have never accepted an intern participating in this program. However, now the 2012-2013 UEFA ... Read More »

Malavan Defeats Persepolis

Persepolis suffered its second loss in four matches in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday. Persepolis football team lost to Malavan 2-1 in Bandar Anzali, northern Iran. Mehrdad Oladi was on target for Malavan just six minutes into the match but Persepolis striker Reza Norouzi equalized the match in the 18th minute from the penalty spot. With two minutes ... Read More »

Photos: Persian Gulf Polo Cup wraps up

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The final round of Iran’s Polo competitions known as “Persian Gulf Cup” was held in capital Tehran on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.   By Tasnim News Agency Read More »