Iran defeated South Korea to book a place in the quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championships. In the match held at the Hamdan Sports Complex on Wednesday, the reigning champion Iran beat South Korea 3-1 (25–19, 25–16, 22–25, 25–23). “I am happy because we defeated a strong team. We played well in
TEHRAN – Iran’s Esteghlal is going to make history in second leg game of the Asian Champions League (ACL) semifinals against FC Seoul in Tehran on Wednesday. The Iranian outfit lost 2-0 at Seoul in the first leg. The situation is retrievable at the 90,000 capacity Azadi Stadium in Tehran but Esteghlal will be without
Qatar football club Al Ahli signed Iranian international midfielder Mojtaba Jabbari on Monday on a deal until the end of the season. Wantaway Sepahan midfielder replaced Ferydoon Zandi in Qatari club. Zandi suffered a horrific broken leg on Saturday during a match against Meather in Qatar Stars League. Jabbari made a shock move from Esteghlal
Iran finished in second place at the 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games (ISG) held in Palembang, Indonesia from September 22 to October 1. The Iranian delegation won 30 gold medals, 35 silvers and 34 bronze medals. Host Indonesia came first with 36 gold medals, 35 silvers and 34 bronze medals. Egypt is third winning 26 gold
Qatari Al Ahli football club confirmed that Ferydoon Zandi had an operation on his left leg on Sunday. Al Ahli midfielder Zandi broke his leg on Saturday during a match against Meather in Qatar Stars League. The former Kaiserslautern midfielder went down in obvious pain. The players immediately indicated the severity of the injury and
Julio Velasco’s men has already defeated Kazakhstan in Pool C. Iran will face Iraq on Tuesday in Pool K. The 2013 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship got underway in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates from September 28 to October 6. A total of 21 teams are divided into eight groups.
Al Ahli midfielder Zandi broke his leg on Saturday during a match against Meather in Qatar Stars League. The former Kaiserslautern midfielder went down in obvious pain. The players immediately indicated the severity of the injury and Zandi was eventually carried off on a stretcher.
Haddadi, 28, drew interest from the Knicks this summer, though the team ultimately decided to sign Cole Aldrich rather than Haddadi. The Iranian big man was said earlier this month to be weighing offers from NBA teams and Chinese clubs. By heading overseas, Haddadi figures to have more financial security — he’ll earn about $1.3
Russia claimed the title of the 2013 Beach Soccer World Cup, pummeling Spain 5-1 in the final match. Brazil defeated Tahiti in the bronze medal match. Iran defeated Senegal in group stage but lost to Brazil and Ukraine. The Iranian outfit advanced by the slenderest of margins in a three-way head-to-head after they finished on
Iranian volleyball players blanked Kazakhstan in an easy game in Pool C of the 17th round of the tourney at Hamdan bin Mohammed sports complex in the United Arab Emirates’ Dubai on Saturday. Iran, which is placed in Pool C along with Kuwait and Kazakhstan, won the encounter in three straight sets: 25-21, 25-17, and