Iran edge past Italy at FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup

(IransportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Amir Ghafour and Milad Ebadipour’s fiery performance sparked Iran’s 3-2 (25-19, 23-25, 28-26, 29-31, 15-11) win over Italy in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Tuesday. Ebadipour and Ghafour registered 21 and 20 points to lead the Iranian offence, while Filippo Lanza and Oleg Antonov made

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AFC Champions League QF, Second Leg: 10 men Persepolis beats Saudi’s Al-Ahli(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the 2017 AFC Champions League semi-finals after beating Al Ahli 3-1 (5-3 on aggregate) at Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in the quarter-final second leg on Tuesday. Two late penalties gave Persepolis the victory as the Iranians showed great spirit, as they had

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Carlos Queiroz: Iran must invest to avoid World Cup disappointment

(IranSportsPress.com-reuters.com)- Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has urged the country’s authorities to commit more funding to the preparations for next year’s World Cup finals or risk elimination in the group stages yet again. Queiroz’s side became the first team from Asia to book their ticket for Russia in June and next summer’s tournament will be the

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Persepolis enjoys its best-ever run in AFC Champions League: AFC

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis is enjoying its best-ever run in the AFC Champions League after reaching the quarter-final for the first time and the evidence from the first leg shows the Iranian team is not going to let it end without a fight. Two goals down with 20 minutes to play, Shojae Khalilzadeh and substitute Godwin Mensha

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Persepolis defeats IPL rock bottom Gostaresh Foolad (VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated Gostaresh Foolad 3-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) week 5 on Thursday. In the match was held in Tabriz’s Bonyan Diesel Stadium, Ali Alipour opened the scoring for the IPL leader in the 70th minute. Farshad Ahmadzadeh extended the lead three minutes later and substitute Mehdi Taremi made it 3-0

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Ali Karimi named as the new head coach of Naft Tehran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Ali Karimi has been named as head coach of Sanate Naft Talaieh Football Club. The former Bayern Munich and Persepolis midfielder replaced Hamid Derakhshan in the Iranian top-flight team. Karimi was named as head coach of Naft Tehran in early July but stepped down as his role due to financial problems. Naft Tehran was

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Iran Greco-Roman Wrestling Team runner-up at Cadet World Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- After three strong days of competition at the Cadet World Championships, Iran Greco-Roman team became runner-up at the competition. Iran won two gold medals, one silver and two bronzes in the event and finished second with 50 points. Russia claimed the title with one individual champion and six total medals. Mohsen Fathollah Madhani claimed gold

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Team-Melli to play Togo in friendly match on September 29th in Russia

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national football team will face African nation Togo in a friendly match in late September. The match has been scheduled for Sept. 29 in Russia. Team Melii will also play Russia six days later(October 5th) in St. Petersburg. Iran football team, which hold 24th place in the most recently published FIFA World Rankings

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Iran held by Syria at 2018 World Cup Qualifiers [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- The Iranian national football team was held to a 2-2 draw by Syria in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday. The result means Syria’s World Cup qualification dream is still alive. Haj Mohamad put the ball at the back of Iran’s net after 13 minutes after Iranian goalie Alireza

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