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AFC president congratulates Iran Futsal victory

AFC president congratulates Iran Futsal victory

'On behalf of the Asian football family, I would like to congratulate the Islamic Republic of Iran for displaying immense quality and consistency to clinch the first-ever AFC U-20 Futsal Championship. Iraq also deserves praise for their efforts and I am confident that both teams will do our continent proud …

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Iran's futsal team crowned Asian champion

Iran's futsal team crowned Asian champion

In a sensitive game, the Iranian team defeated Iraq in the final to become champion of Asia in under-20 Futsal.Iran was in the 4th group of the competitions. It defeated teams from Kyrgyzstan, UAE and Mongolia to advance to quarter final where it beat Lebanon to reach semifinal.After the Iranian …

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Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan tennis federations to cooperate

Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan tennis federations to cooperate

Shahin Mustafayev, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy and the Head of Table Tennis Federation, Mehrdad Alighardashi and Kerim Koç, heads of the Iranian and Turkish Table Tennis Federations, signed the MoU during the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.The memo includes holding joint camps and competitions, exchanging experience, and inviting teams from …

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Iranian athletes bag 90 medals in 2017 Baku Games

Iranian athletes bag 90 medals in 2017 Baku Games

After snatching eight medals (including seven gold medals and one silver on Monday, the last day of the event), Iran’s medal toll reached 90.Today’s medals were distributed to Iran in volleyball, diving and pahlavani (zoorkhaneh) fields.In volleyball, Iran overpowered Azerbaijan 3-0 and ranked first.Iranian synchronized diving team also received a …

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Iran bags 82 medals so far in Baku Games

Iran bags 82 medals so far in Baku Games

The Iranian squad has bagged 24 gold, 25 silver and 33 bronze medals in various categories.On Saturday night, the Iranian athletes managed to snatch 8 medals, including 4 gold, one silver and 3 bronze.The Iranian sportsmen won two gold medals in free-style wrestling, one gold in shut put for the …

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Noshad Alamian defeats brother Nima for gold in Baku Games

Noshad Alamian defeats brother Nima for gold in Baku Games

So far the, the Iranian squad has managed to snatch 74 medals, including 20 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze medals in various fields.Iranian squad consisting of 280 members, including 127 sportsmen and 31 sportswomen, have participated in 20 fields.The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games started in Baku on May 12 …

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Iranian wrestler bags gold medal in Baku games

Iranian wrestler bags gold medal in Baku games

During the final match Nasiri in weight category of 65 kg overpowered Azeri rival 5-3 and ranked first, Deputy Head of Zanjan sport and Youths office Mohammad Hamzeh Pour told IRNA on Saturday. In the first match Nasiri defeated Saudi Arabia 10-0 and then he hit Yemeni rival 10-0.Iranian athlete …

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On election day, Iranian flag hoists over Himalaya Lhotse Peak

On election day, Iranian flag hoists over Himalaya Lhotse Peak

According to Iran’s Mountaineering Federation, while Ma’ani and Hashemi successfully conquered the Lhotse peak, other three climbers, also Iranians, continued their way towards the summit without oxygen. However, they have not yet reached the Lhotse because of freezing cold and strong wind.Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world …

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Iran's taekwondoka wins gold medal in Baku Games

Iran's taekwondoka wins gold medal in Baku Games

Madi Eshaqi in minus 54 kilogram weight category could win the gold medal by defeating his rival from Kyrgyzstan and advanced to the quarterfinal.Then he defeated a Saudi taekwondo athlete 35:11. In the semifinal he could go to the final following withdrawal of a taekwondoka from Senegal. Eshaqi then defeated …

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