Could Rostov’s Azmoun be Iran’s Zlatan Ibrahimović?

(IranSportsPress.com | UEFA.com) – With 1.6 million followers on Instagram, Sardar Azmoun has not quite reached Zlatan Ibrahimović’s level (23 million followers), but Rostov’s Iranian striker is already a massive name in his home country, and at 22, could well become a big star the world over. What they say “He is improving all the

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Iran Bans Travel of US Wrestlers to Iran

(IranSportsPress.com | ABC) – Iran on Friday banned U.S. wrestlers from participating in the Freestyle World Cup competition this month in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, the official IRNA news agency reported. A senior Iranian cleric vowed, meanwhile, that his country would continue its missile program, despite threats from

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Villarreal keen on Rostov’s Sardar Azmoun as Pato replacement

(IranSportsPress.com | Javier Mata- AS.com) – Villarreal have their hearts set on FC Rostov forward Sardar Azmoun who they see as the ideal replacement for China-bound Alexandre Pato. It’s an operation that looked practically impossible only a couple of weeks ago but Villarreal hope they can complete a deal within the next few days. First

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Ashkan Dejagah rejoins Wolfsburg

(IranSportsPress.com | ESPNFC) – Former Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has re-signed for the German club on a free transfer from Qatari First Division side Al-Arabi Sports Club. The 30-year-old enjoyed a five-year spell with the Wolves, whom he joined from Hertha Berlin in 2007, the highlight being the Bundesliga title win with the Green-Whites in

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Wrestler Jordan Burroughs: World Cup event in Iran also about diplomacy

(IranSportsPress.com | ABCNews) – There is no place five-time world champion Jordan Burroughs enjoys competing more than wrestling-crazed Iran. The passion of the fans and level of competition is unmatched anywhere in the world. So you can imagine his concern this weekend when the Iranian Foreign Ministry responded to Donald Trump’s immigration ban by saying

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Kianoush Rostami wins -85kg weightlifting gold

(IranSportsPress.com | BBC) – Iran’s Kianoush Rostami won Olympic gold in the -85kg weightlifting, lifting a world record combined total of 396kg. Rostami, 25, lifted 217kg with his last attempt in the clean and jerk to break his own world record and beat China’s Tao Tian. Tian equalled Rostami’s clean and jerk lift, missing out

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Upcoming Olympics events for Iran 8/9/2016

(IranSportsPress.com) – Archery: Zahran Nemati 2:39 PM Judo: Saeid Mollaei 10:17AM Shooting: Golnoush Sebghatollahi 11AM Swimmming: Arya Nasimi Shad 12:50PM Volleyball: Iran vs Poland 4:05PM Eastern Time Zone All times could change

All Iran Olympics wrestlers likely medal-winners

(IranSportsPress.com | Mehr News) – Iran’s reputable Greco-Roman wrestler Sourian believes all his teammates stand excellent chances of snatching medals in Rio Summer Olympic Games. Before departing Tehran for Rio de Janeiro, Hamid Sourian said Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers have long attended camps in preparation for the Olympics extravaganza noting “fortunately, the team enjoys ideal conditions

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