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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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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Sohrab Moradi breaks Weightlifting World Record in 94 kg in Ashgabat 2017(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Olympic champion Sohrab Moradi broke the overall men’s 94 kilograms weightlifting world record at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games on Saturday. Moradi registered a total of 413kg to beat the mark set by Greece’s Akakios Kakhiasvilis as far back as November 1999 by 1kg. It came after he won the snatch with

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Iran volleyball make history on world stage

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran defeated France 3-2 (38-36, 25-23, 22-25, 25-27, 15-11) to earn their best ever finish at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup, after finishing fifth in 2009 and fourth in 2013. Igor Kolakovic’s men recorded four victories in a single edition for the first time at the Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium on

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Iran come from behind to beat the U.S at FIVB Grand Champions Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran earned their second consecutive win in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup on Wednesday. The Iranian national volleyball team beat the U.S. 3-2 (20-25, 17-25, 25-21, 27-25, 25-21, 15-12) at the Nippon Gaishi Hall. Milad Ebadipour, who was contained by the U.S. in the first two sets, stepped up on offence

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Iran edge past Italy at FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup

(IransportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Amir Ghafour and Milad Ebadipour’s fiery performance sparked Iran’s 3-2 (25-19, 23-25, 28-26, 29-31, 15-11) win over Italy in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Tuesday. Ebadipour and Ghafour registered 21 and 20 points to lead the Iranian offence, while Filippo Lanza and Oleg Antonov made

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Iran beats Russia and wins Boys’ U-19 Volleyball World Championship Title

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran claimed the title of the FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U-19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Sunday. Mohammad Vakili’s boys defeated Russia 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 25-20) in the final match. Porya Yali scored 29 points to lead all scorers, then Morteza Sharifi charted 19 points to guarantee the gold medal

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Iran’s Hassan Yazdani snatches gold medal at Paris World C’ships

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iran’s Hassan Yazdani Charati claimed a gold medal on the opening day of freestyle events at the Paris 2017 Wrestling World Championships. Yazdani, who won a gold medal in the Rio 2016 gold medalist at 74kg, defeated Boris Makoev from Slovakia 10-0 in the 86kg final match. “I am not satisfied with my performance in

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