Post-Olympic Berth Fever Continues In Iran

(IranSportsPress.com | Volleyverse) – Iran’s success at WOQT in Japan gives the team first perks, as Iranians are awarded in their homeland for making a history in Iranian sport. The team and coaching staff were acknowledged by the Ministry of Sport and Iranian NOC, while some players had the entire cities in cheers for their

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Iran the best conditioned team in group A, Taj says

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – President of Iran Football Federation Mehdi Taj expects positive results when Team Melli starts the 2016 World Cup qualifying. Iran has been drawn in Group A along with South Korea, Uzbekistan, Qatar, China and Syria. “I’ve seen South Korea in its recent international friendly matches and I have to say it

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Home games will help development of basketball in Iran, says Bauermann

(IranSportsPress.com | FIBA) – Iran’s national team head coach Dirk Bauermann has welcomed FIBA’s new competition system and the changes it brings along with open arms. The German play-caller, who days ago helped Iran win the WABA Championship for the sixth time, is currently in the Philippines where his team will play a tune-up game

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Iran volleyballers beat Japan in Rio 2016 qualifier

(IranSportsPress.com | PressTV) – Iran’s national volleyball team beat Japan Wednesday at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament. The Iranian outfit beat the Japanese opponent 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-22 and 27-25) in a fixture staged at the world-class Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in the Japanese capital. Volleyball players from both teams started the match energetically, and

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Iran volleyball team defeats Poland in friendly match

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – The Iranian volleyball team beat Poland 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-19) in a friendly match in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday. Raul Lozano’s men had defeated China 3-2 on Sunday. The friendly matches are as part of Iran’s preparation for the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Iran will open the

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Iranian wrestlers to meet USA in Times Square

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – The competition will be taking place at 42nd Street in Times Square on May19th, 2016. “I couldn’t be more excited. We have Iran and the USA battling for wrestling supremacy in Times Square; united in the idea that sports can bring change in young men and women and even in countries

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Carlos Queiroz: I want Mr. Taj to accept my resignation

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz asked Iran’s football federation new president to agree his resignation. Queiroz has posted a statement on his official facebook account: Dear friends, Congratulations to Mr. Taj, Iran’s Football Federation new president, after the election in the past Saturday. I wish him all the

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Jordan Burroughs praises Iranian wrestlers

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – Three-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs said that Iranian wrestlers are highly disciplined and it’s difficult to defeat them. “Iranian wrestlers are well-formed and I believe that they are among the best in the world. They wrestle in a similar way because they train together” he said. “I’ve

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