Sajjad Anoushiravani quits as Iran Weightlifting Coach

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- 2012 Olympics silver medallist Sajjad Anoushiravani stepped down as Iran’s weightlifting coach on Sunday. The 33-year-old coach quit after the technical committee of Iran Weightlifting Federation (IWF) decided to lift a ban on Kianoush Rostami. Rostami was dropped from Iran weightlifting national team after not participating at training in February. He won a gold medal

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Volleyball U21 World Championship: Iran beat Ukraine

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iran earned their second win at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship on Saturday. The Persians defeated Ukraine 3-2 (25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 20-25, 15-13) in the competition’s Pool C. Behrouz Ataei’s men have been scheduled to face Argentina on Sunday. “This match was very important for us, if we could win this, we

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Iran downs Italy at FIVB U-21 World Championship

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran outplayed Italy in straight sets (25-22, 25-19, 25-21) in its first match of the FIVB U-21 World Championship on Friday. Rasoul Aghchehli top scored for Iran with 11 points, while Giulio Pinali managed a team-high 12 points for Italy. Iran will play Ukraine in Pool C on Saturday. The 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U-21

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Iranian freestyles crowned Asian Junior champion

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Two day after winning title of the Greco-Roman in Asian Junior Wrestling Championships, the Iranian freestylers finished in first place in Chinese Taipei on Sunday. The Iranian team won three gold medals, two silvers and two bronzes, claiming the title with 69 points. Uzbekistan finished in second place with 67 points and Kazakhstan came third

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Iran Greco-Roman team claim title at Asian Junior Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran Greco-Roman wrestling team finished in first place at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships . Iranian wrestlers snatched five gold medals and two silvers in the competition. Iran won the title with 71 points, followed by Kazakhstan (58 points) and India (55 points). The 2017 Junior Asian Wrestling Championships got underway at the National

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Kubiak and Konarski shine as Poland eases past Iran [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIVB)-Lodz, Poland, June 17, 2017 – Michal Kubiak (15 points, 2 blocks) and Dawid Konarski (10 points) led Poland to a three-straight set confortable victory (25-17, 25-18, 25-22) over Iran in Saturday’s World League action. With their fourth win of the tournament, Poland are still in contention for a berth at the Curitiba Final Six.

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2017 FIVB World Volleyball League, Week III: IRAN 3-USA 0 [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIVB)- USA opened the third week of FIVB Volleyball World League with a straight set victory over Iran. The team’s rookie Benjamin Patch continues his successful campaign, becoming again the best scorer for USA.  Youngster Patch, still just 23, was once again the man of the match as the explosive opposite recorded a team-high 21

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Manavi Nejad lives up to expectations in 3-2 win for Iran over Argentina(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-FIVB)- Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad came in as a sub for Iran and lived up to the expectations coach Igor Kolakovic had from him. The fans in Tehran were also pleased with the home squad’s 3-2 (29-27, 25-20, 20-25, 23-25, 15-11) victory over Argentina in a 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League clash. Manavi was on fire stringing up

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Iran defeat Belgium at FIVB World League [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIVB)- A stunning all-round performance by Milad Ebadipour, who scored 20 points for Iran by contributing to a 3-2 (23-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23, 15-12) victory over the European opponent in their first-ever encounter at FIVB World League. Belgium’s Bram Van Den Dries set the pace for his team scoring 17 points, but he and teammates

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