Freestyler Yazdani listed among three the most outstanding performances of 2017

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian freestyler Hassan Yazdani has been listed among three wrestlers who showed the most outstanding performances of 2017. The most outstanding performances of 2017 came from Turkish Yasemin Adar, Helen Maroulis from the USA and Hassan Yazdani Charati of Iran, unitedworldwrestling.org reported. According to the site, Yazdani kicked off the 2017 World Championships with

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Keikha makes history for Iran: Asian Gymnastics Union

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Saeedreza Keikha, who made history for his country when his first unique element on Pommel Horse was named “The Keikha” in his honor, finished second at the recently-held Toyota International Gymnastics in Japan. Keikha, the only Iranian in the prestigious competition, won a silver with 14.275 points, Asian Gymnastic Union reported. The 29-year-old performed

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2018 FIFA World Cup Prepration: Team-Melli to play Peru in a friendly match

IranSportsPress.com- According to the head of Iran Football Federation, Mehdi Taj, Iran National Team will play against Peru on March 18th, 2018. Both countries booked their tickets for 2018 FIFA World Cup. Iran will face Morocco, Portugal and Spain and Peru will play against France, Australia and Denmark in next year FIFA World Cup. Peru

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Syria national team goalkeeper Ibrahim Alma joins Sepahan FC

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Syria international goalkeeper Ibrahim Alma joined Iranian football club Sepahan on Wednesday. The 26-year-old keeper penned a contract with Sepahan until the end of the season for an undisclosed fee during the January transfer window. Alma has joined Sepahan from Syrian club Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo. On Tuesday, Sepahan signed a contract with Albanian midfielder Edon

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Australia wants to play friendly with Iran: Official

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- The Australian Ambassador to Iran, Ian Biggs, has offered a friendly match between Iran and Australia as part of preparation for the 2018 World Cup. At a meeting held in Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) headquarters on Monday, the official announced their interest in playing a warm-up match with the best

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Hazfi Cup: Esteghlal to play Sanat Naft in semis, Persepolis fails to advance(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football team eased past second tier Iranjavan Bushehr on Wednesday to book a place in Iran’s Hazfi Cup semifinals. Esteghlal defeated Iranjavan 3-0 at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran and will face Sanat Naft on January 1, 2019. Sanat Naft defeated Esteghlal arch-rivals 5-4 on penalty shootouts on Tuesday. Majid Hosseini found the back

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Wolves set to sign Iran’s Saman Ghoddos: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- English Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Saman Ghoddos from Swedish side Ostersunds. The 24-year-old forward has played a key role in Ostersunds’ impressive Europa League campaign, scoring four goals and setting up three in 11 appearances (including qualifying), derbytelegraph.co.uk reported. Queens Park Rangers had already showed interest in buying the Iranian international

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Ehsan Hajsafi one Step closer to Greek giant Olympiacos

(IranSportsPress.com-FiancialTribune)- Iranian national soccer team player Ehsan Haj-Safi takes a closer step toward the famous Greek football club Olympiacos as teams are approaching the January transfer market. According to Gazzetta.gr website, Haj-Safi’s agent Mohammad-Reza Fazelinia met Evangelos Marinakis, club owner, and Christian Karembeu, strategic advisor of the team, to negotiate over Haj-Safi’s transfer to Olympiacos. Based

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Iran, Algeria friendly match rescheduled

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- The friendly match between Iran and Algeria football teams has been brought forward. The match was originally scheduled for early June in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium but the Algerian media have reported the warm-up game will be held in March. The Iranian national football team has been grouped with Spain, Portugal and Morocco in the 2018

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Masoud Shojaei likely to join AEK Athens

(IranSportsPress.com-FinancialTribune)- Iranian football midfielder Masoud Shojaei is likely to sign a contract with the Greece Superleague No. 1 team AEK Athens FC. Shojaei, 33, is currently plays for another Greek club Panionios which sits in fifth place of the Superleague. He joined the team in 2016, Varzesh3.com reported. The midfielder started his professional career in Iran

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