Sports

National basketball team uniform

For that first game of basketball in 1891, Naismith used as goals two half-bushel peach baskets, which gave the sport its name. The students were enthusiastic. After much running and shooting, William R. Chase made a midcourt shot—the only score in that historic contest. Word spread about the newly invented game, and numerous associations wrote Naismith for a copy of ... Read More »

Basketball star Mahin Korehchian

Professional basketball coaches teach professional basketball players the skills they need to succeed on the court. Most professional basketball coaches have demonstrated a winning record as an assistant or head coach at the college or professional level. Professional basketball coaches run practices, recruit players and call plays during games. These coaches often analyze the strengths and weaknesses of their team ... Read More »

The daughter of the American Open champion

One of Raducanu’s greatest passions in life is motorsport, as she visits Silverstone to watch Sir Lewis Hamilton win the British Grand Prix in July. The teen loved karting and motocross as a child and continues to do the sports during her spare time. Expect to see the teen at many more Formula One races in the coming years – ... Read More »

Marriage of football Player Farshad Ahmadzadeh

Farshad Ahmadzadeh, a former Persepolis player who currently plays for the Foolad team, held her wedding ceremony yesterday and got married. Ahmadzadeh started his professional career with Azadegan League side Parseh, where he played 18 games, scoring two goals in his first and only season with the club. Head football coaches direct and organize football programs for high school or ... Read More »

Dr. Hamidreza Sadr

He lost his long battle with cancer in Orange County, the United States. Sadr was well-known for his publications on various subjects such as football, cinema, and non-fiction based on history and social studies. He wrote several books about football, namely Once Upon a Time Football (2000), The Hot Seat (2012), A Boy On The Terraces (2013) and The Eternal ... Read More »

The dream of refugee taekwondo fighters to participate in the Olympics

SOFIA, Bulgaria (7 May, 2021) – The first day of the European Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 concluded in Sofia, Bulgaria today with eight countries claiming Olympic spots at the upcoming Olympic Games. Spain, Israel, Portugal, Hungary, France, Azerb. Two more athletes from Great Britain also qualified in an event that saw records tumble — Lee Reaney Vindication for Azerbaijan ... Read More »

Alireza Nikhbakht and his wife

Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht is a football coach and retired player. He has played for Aboomoslem, Esteghlal, Al-Wasl, Persepolis, Steel Azin, Saba Qom, Paykan, Damash Gilan, Khoneh Be Khoneh, and the national team for which he scored 14 goals in 73 appearances. Alireza Nikbakht Vahedi was born on July 30, 1980 in Mashhad. He was a professional football player and played ... Read More »

Friendly game between Esteghlal and Persepolis

Former and Persepolis football team midfielder Mehrdad Minavand passed away aged 45 Wednesday night after a battle with COVID-19. He started his career at Tehran based football club Pas in 1994 but joined Persepolis a year later. Read More »

Resort ski Tochal

The Dizin ski resort, high up in the snowy peaks above Tehran, is one example of the battlefields of Iran’s culture wars. The rules loosened here more than a decade ago. Men and women ski down the slopes together, and it’s a place where the enveloping black chador for women has been replaced by sleek ski outfits and designer sunglasses ... Read More »

NASCAR’s first female Arab-American driver

Toni Breidinger made history as the first Arab-American female driver to compete in a NASCAR national series after she made her debut at Daytona International Speedway over the weekend. The 21-year-old on Monday told CBS News it was “exciting” to be a trailblazer. Read More »