Mohammad Reza Yazdani

Wrestler Yazdani Wins Iran’s Seventh Gold Medal in Asiad

( | Tasnim) – Iranian wrestler Reza Yazdani claimed a gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games on Sunday. In the men’s freestyle 97kg, Yazdani defeated Magomed Musaev 14-4 at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea. Iranian athletes had already won six gold medals in the games. Najmeh Khedmati won Iran’s first gold medal

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Iran Football Team to Hold Camp in Portugal

( | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team will travel to Portugal on October 4 to hold a training camp in the country. The Iranian team, who is preparing for the AFC Asian Cup in Australia in January, will play several friendly matches with Portuguese teams in the camp. Iran is in Group C of

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Persepolis Team

Persepolis Beats Esteghlal Khuzestan in Iran Professional League

( | Tasnim) – Tehran’s popular soccer team, Persepolis, defeated Esteghlal Khuzestan thanks to two goal from Mohammad Abbaszadeh. The Iranian popular team beat Esteghlal Khuzestan 2-0 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in the Iranian Professional League on Thursday. Mehdi Momeni gave the lead the visiting team in the 13th minute. In the 32nd minute, Abbaszadeh

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Ali Karimi Appointed as Iran Football Assistant

( | Tasnim) – Ali Karimi has been appointed as Carlos Queiroz’s assistant in Iran football team on Thursday. Karimi announced his retirement from football at age 36 in July and media reports had speculated that he is going to come out of his retirement after he took part at the trainings of Persepolis football

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Ali Karimi to Come Out of Retirement: Report

( | Tasnim) – Ali Karimi is recently participating in Persepolis trainings and media reports have speculated that he is going to come out of his retirement. Karimi announced his retirement from football at age 36 in July despite having several offers from Iran’s premier league clubs. Karimi, who has already played for Fath, Persepolis,

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Foolad Defeats Esteghlal at Azadi (Video)

( | Tasnim) – Foolad football team defeated Esteghlal in the Iranian Professional League (IPL) thanks to a late goal from Soroush Rafiei. In the match held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Rafiei scored the only goal of the match in the 84th minute. “First, I congratulate my players due to this victory. I

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Persepolis Defeats Rah Ahan in IPL

( | Tasnim) – Persepolis football team beat Rah Ahan 2-1 in the Iranian Professional League(IPL) on Thursday. It was newly-appointed Hamid Derakhshan’s first victory. Ex-Persepolis midfielder replaced Ali Daei last week. Mohammad Abbaszadeh was on target in the 18th minute and captain Mohammad Nouri extended the lead in the 27th minute. Mojtaba Shiri pulled

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Our top goal is to qualify for 2018 World Cup, says Queiroz after signing new contract

( | Tehran Times) – Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz has finally signed a new four-year contract with Iran Football Federation (IFF) that will see him remain in charge of Team Melli until the 2018 World Cup. “First of all I would like to thank Iranian fans, players and football federation that put trust in me to

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