Jordan Burroughs ready to wrestle for Iranian club Bimeh Razi

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Olympic champion and four-time World champion Jordan Burroughs will likely join Iranian wrestling club Bimeh Razi, team’s manager, Kiumars Mehrabi, said. There is no place Burroughs enjoys competing more than wrestling-crazed Iran. The passion of the fans and level of competition is unmatched anywhere in the world. According to Mehrabi, the Iranian team has

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Iran Sanda Team makes history and wins World Wushu Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian sanda practitioners made history, winning the World Wushu Championships for the first time. The Iranian fighters claimed seven gold medals and one silver in the competition. China became runner-up with seven gold medals and one silver. Host Russia finished in third place after winning two gold, one silver and two bronze medals. China

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US chess team welcomes chess master Dorsa Derakhshani Iran banned for headwear

(IranSportsPress.com-nypost.com)- Dorsa Derakhshani is moving on to a team where she’ll be welcomed no matter her choice of headwear. Over seven months after the 19-year-old Tehran native was kicked off the Iranian national chess team for wearing a headband instead of a hijab at an international tournament, Derkhshani has joined the United States team, according to an

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“I’ll decide my future after World Cup”: Iran’s Sardar Azmoun

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian national football team’s striker Sardar Azmoun says that he will make a decision about his future after the 2018 World Cup. Team Melli striker currently plays at Rubin Kazan, despite being linked with European giants Liverpool, Arsenal and Lazio. “I want to play in the big leagues and I will make the best decision

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FIFA ban Saeid Ezatolahi for Iran’s World Cup opener

(IranSportsPress.com-espnfc.com)-FIFA has banned Iran midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi from his team’s first game at the World Cup. FIFA says its disciplinary panel imposed a two-game suspension on the 21-year-old Ezatolahi for his red card against South Korea in a qualifying match in Seoul on Aug. 31. Ezatolahi brought his boot down on the head of South

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Russia ready to face strong Iran: Stanislav Cherchesov

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says that they are ready to play Asia’s best football team Iran in a friendly. Cherchesov replaced Leonid Slutski after the Euros. No. 64 Russia will host Team Melli (25th) in Kazan Arena in Kazan on October 10th. The Russian will face South Korea three days earlier in Moscow. “I’ve

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Winfried Schäfer appointed as the new head coach of Esteghlal Tehran FC

IranSportsPress.com- Former Cameroon and Jamaica head coach Winfried Schäfer was appointed as the next head coach of Esteghlal Tehran FC. The 67 years old German won the African Cup of the Nation with Cameroon in 2002 and finished as the runners-up in CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2015 with Jamaican National team. Schäfer also coached Al-Ahli(UAE),

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Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia. Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. Charleroi surprising striker, Kaveh Rezaei is included in the new list of Portuguese head coach after more than a

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Queiroz announce the first list of 24 players for Togo and Russia friendly matches

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 23 PGPL local players and Ashkan Dejagah for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia.   Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. These two friendlies are the first series of friendly preparation matches of Iran National Football

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IPL Week 8th: Pars Jonoubi Jam, Padideh Share the spoils,Tractor beat Gostaresh [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Professional League (IPL) leader Pars Jonoubi Jam was held to a 1-1 draw by second-placed Padideh on Thursday. Morteza Mansouri scored an own goal in the 35th minute to give Pars Jonoubi the lead but Mohammad Ghazi equalized the match for the visiting team just after the hour mark. Pars Jonoubi went down

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