IPL: Persepolis and Esteghlal both held , Sepahan beats Tractor-Sazi [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams were held by Padideh and Siahjamegan respectively on Monday. Persepolis missed chance to go back to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table after a 0-0 draw against Padideh in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Iranian giant were the better team but failed to find the back of

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Ali Daei invited to 2018 FIFA World Cup draw ceremony

(IranSportsPress.com-Financial Tribune)- Ali Daei, current football coach and a former football player, has been invited for the World Cup Final Draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace on December 1. Daei is a former captain of Iran national football team with 109 international goals making him the world’s all-time leading goalscorer in men’s international matches. Currently, he

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Iran’s Faghani selected to referee at 2018 World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani was selected to officiate at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He is among the six Asian referees, who have been chosen to officiate at the 2018 World Cup. The 39-year-old referee officiated the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-final clash between Portugal and Chile along with his Iranian assistant

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Team Melli are my second national team: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams were held by Padideh and Siahjamegan respectively on Monday. Persepolis missed chance to go back to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table after a 0-0 draw against Padideh in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Iranian giant were the better team but failed to find the back of

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Sporting Charleroi’s striker, Kaveh Rezaei, on fire

IranSportsPress.com-Kaveh Rezaei scores again and again in Belgium. Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi, Karim Ansarifard and Reza Ghoochannejhad all played and scored for Iran in their World Cup qualification but Kaveh Rezaei haven’t yet scored a goal in 6 caps for Team-Melli. Considering Coach Queiroz only picked two forwards in the 2014 World Cup squad you

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Paralympics gold medalist, Javanmardi, to sell her medal to help Iran quake victims

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Paralympic Games gold medal winner in shooting Sareh Javanmard is going to sell her medal to raise money for the victims of Sunday’s earthquake which left at least 500 people dead in Iran. The 7.3-magnitude quake struck in the remote border area between Iran and Iraq late Sunday. As of right now, the earthquake

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Pots announced for Final 2018 World Cup draw

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA)- With Peru completing the line-up of 32 teams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, we now know the seeding pots for the Final Draw on 1 December. It was confirmed in September, by the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, that all teams will be allocated to (eight-team) pots 1 to 4 based on sporting principles. The

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In-form Iran could cause a stir at Russia 2018

(IranSportsPress.com – FoxSportsAsia)- FOX Sports Asia football editor Gabriel Tan looks at why Iran – who have won 27 out of 38 games since the last FIFA World Cup – should not be underestimated at Russia 2018. With Monday’s 1-0 win over Venezuela, Iran are now unbeaten in their last ten games and building well ahead

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Olympic weightlifter auctions his gold medal for Iran quake victims

(IranSportsPress.com-CNN)- Iran’s Olympic weightlifting champion Kianoush Rostami has put his gold medal up for auction to raise money for the victims of Sunday’s earthquake which left at least 452 people dead in Iran and Iraq. The 7.3-magnitude quake that struck in the remote border area between Iran and Iraq late Sunday left thousands of people injured hundreds

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Iran’s Mehdi Mahdavikia invited to attend 2018 World Cup draw

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former Iranian national football team’s player Mehdi Mahdavikia has received an invitation from the International Federation of Football (FIFA) to attend the 2018 World Cup draw ceremony. The ceremony will be held at the Kremlin Palace Ballroom in Moscow on Dec. 1. This invitation came in recognition of the great role played by Mahdavikia

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