Kyle Snyder

Kyle Snyder: Iran’s World Cup competition better than Rio Olympics

( Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder says that the 2017 Freestyle World Cup has been the best tournament he has ever participated in. USA Wrestling Team finished in second place after suffering a 5-3 defeat to Iran in Kermanshah on Friday. Snyder beat Amir Mohammadi 6-0 at 96kg category. Snyder said his mother had been a

Continue Reading →


Iran claims 2017 Freestyle World Cup

( Iranian national freestyle wrestling team won the 2017 Freestyle World Cup for sixth time in a row on Friday. The Iranian team defeated strong USA Wrestling Team 5-3 in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah in front of vibrant spectators. Iran has already defeated Turkey, Mongolia and India in group action. Azerbaijan won the

Continue Reading →


Iran beats Italy in final and wins Persian Beach Soccer Cup

( Iran claimed the title of first edition of Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Thursday. Team Melli earned its third successive victory in the tournament defeating Italy 4-3. Mohammad Ahmadzadeh (two goals), Mohammadali Mokhtari and Mostafa Kiani scored for Iran. The Persians started the tournament with a 3-1 victory against Poland and then defeated Ukraine

Continue Reading →


2017 Free-Style World Cup: Iran, Azerbaijan, crush Turkey, Russia

( In the first round of Free Style World Cup in Kermanshah, Iran and Azerbaijan have crushed Turkey and Russia, respectively to take the first blood. Iran’s western provincial center of Kermanshah hosts Free Style World Cup 2017 where in two groups, world’s dominant national squads compete in direct matches. In the first date, Iran won

Continue Reading →


Promising Reza Shekari reaches an agreement with F.C Rostov

( Iranian rising star Reza Shekari is on the verge of joining Russian club Rostov. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder will join the top-flight team after undergoing medical exam. Shekari has already caught the eye of English premier league side Leicester City and Swiss club FC Basel. In 2015, Shakeri was named by The Guardian as

Continue Reading →


I hope to meet Iran in final: US Wrestler Jordan Burroughs

( USA Wrestler Jordan Burroughs hoped that they would face host Iran in the 2017 Freestyle World Cup championship match. USA has been drawn in Pool A with Russia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Pool B consists of Iran, Turkey, India and Mongolia. “We are ready for the group action. I hope that USA will advance to final

Continue Reading →


IPL Week 22nd: Persepolis, Esteghlal Victorious in Iran Professional League(VIDEO)

  ( Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal emerged victorious at 22nd Round of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. IPL leader Persepolis defeated Sepahan 2-1 at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in front of more than 70,000 cheering fans. Mehdi Taremi was tripped in the penalty area by Sepahan Brazilian goalkeeper Lee Oliveira in the 56th minute

Continue Reading →


Persepolis to fly to Oman on Friday for match against Al Hilal in ACL

( Iran’s Persepolis football team will fly to Oman on Friday, four days ahead of Tuesday night’s clash against Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal in the first week of the AFC Champions League. Branko Ivankovic’s men, who lost the Tehran derby 3-2 against Esteghlal on Sunday, will take on Sepahan in the 22nd week of Iran

Continue Reading →


Wrestling diplomacy at work again; U.S. Team arrives in Iran for Freestyle World Cup

( After weeks of diplomatic squabbling between governments, wrestlers from the United States arrived Sunday in Iran. The delegation, led by 2012 Olympic champion Jordan BURROUGHS (USA) was cheered on by local wrestling fans and greeted by a swarm of media. The American team arrives after the governments of Iran and United States spent weeks

Continue Reading →


Carlos Queiroz lauds Team-Melli Striker Reza Ghoochannejhad

( national football team’s head coach Carlos Queiroz has praised SC Heerenveen striker Reza Ghoochannejhad. The Iranian international forward returned to SC Heerenveen after managing just five goals in 43 appearances Charlton Athletic. He joined the Dutch Eredivisie side and has been scoring goals for fun. The 29-year-old has scored 16 goals in 26 games

Continue Reading →