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Queiroz: I’ll return to Iran whenever Kaffashian asks

Iran’s Head coach in the 2014 World Cup said that he would be back in Iran to sign an extension to his contract as soon as the Football Federation President, Ali Kafashian, asks him.  “It depends on Kafashian’s decision. I’ll fly to Iran whenever he wants me back. It’s not in my hands to set the date for my return ... Read More »

Iran volleyball wins the 3rd friendly vs USA

The game was played in San Diego and Iran won 3 sets to 2.  Amir Ghafour had 26 points in the 24-26, 26-24, 25-27, 25-20, 15-9 victory. US had won the previous two friendlies 3 sets to 1 and 3 sets to 0. The last game will be played tomorrow Saturday August 16th in UC Irvine. The teams are using ... Read More »

Ribery announces international football departure

French winger and Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has announced his departure from the international football, thus passing the chance to join ‘Les Bleus’ for the 2016 European Championship. “I am stopping,” the 31-year-old told German magazine Kicker in an interview to be published on Thursday. “I realized that this moment has come.” The 31 year-old won 81 caps and ... Read More »

Goalie scores unbelievable goal in Scottish league

Mark Oxley launched the ball towards opposite number Darren Jamieson, who misjudged the bounce and watched in horror as the ball crossed his line. That ended up being the winning goal as Hibernian beat Livingston 2-1. Read More »

Volleyballers at Iranian American Gathering in Los Angeles

Iranian American community in Southern California invited the members of both the US and Iranian national volleyball teams for lunch and a meet and greet. Teams are scheduled for four friendlies. US won the first game. Read More »

Iran Venezuela friendly set for Oct 14

Venezuela’s national team coach Noel Sanvincente has stated that Iran men’s national soccer team will take on his South American side in a friendly match within the next few months. According to a report published by the Mehr News Agency on Wednesday, Venezuela is going to face Oman on October 10 in the Persian Gulf country, and the South Americans ... Read More »

Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid contract

France striker Karim Benzema has extended his stay with Real Madrid until June 30, 2019 through a new contract with the European champions. The contract was signed on Wednesday. A statement on the club’s website read, “Real Madrid CF announce the extension of the contract linking Karim Benzema to the club until June 30, 2019, the next five seasons.” Benzema’s ... Read More »

Iran volleyball team arrives in U.S. for 4 friendlies

Iran volleyball team traveled to Los Angeles, California, on early Wednesday to play four friendlies against the U.S. outfit. The Iranian team lost to the U.S. 3-0 in the 2014 FIVB World League, which was held in Florence, Italy in July. Two teams will play four friendly matches in California. On Aug. 9, the two teams will play at the ... Read More »

Iranian striker Ghoochannejad joins Kuwait SC

Iranian international striker Reza Ghoochannejad has reached an agreement to sign the Kuwaiti professional football club Kuwait Sporting Club on a one-year deal, and awaits a series of physical tests in order to officially complete his move. The 26-year-old Dutch–Iranian footballer, who plays for English football club Charlton Athletic and Iran men’s national soccer team as a forward, joined the ... Read More »

Spains Xavi bids international football goodbye

Midfield star Xavi Hernandez, who is credited with contributing to La Roja’s makeover, has announced his departure from international football. The 34-year-old made the announcement on Tuesday, saying, “I have taken the decision to leave the national team. I am grateful to the federation and the national team coaches for their confidence in me. It has been a fantastic period. ... Read More »