FIBA Asia Cup: Iran knock out hosts Lebanon to advance to Semi-Finals [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIBA)- Iran will advance to play Korea in the FIBA Asia Cup Semi-Finals after an 80-70 victory over Lebanon in their Quarter-Final on Wednesday evening. Hamed Haddadi had a monster 20-point, 20-rebound double double; the first 20-20 game of the tournament, Sajjad Mashayekhi had a number of key plays, and Mohammad Jamshidi had 24 points whilst

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Iran advance to FIBA Asia Cup quarter-final

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran beat Jordan 83-71 in the battle of the two undefeated teams in Group A of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on Sunday. Another near triple-double from Hamed Hadadi (17 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists), and Behnam Yakhchali’s 20-point, 10-rebound double-double proved to be enough for Iran, who finish atop of Group A at 3-0.

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Iran beats South Korea, China and Kazakhstan and book ticket for 2018 World Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran, the only Asian team competing in the FIVB World League Group 1 this season, qualified for the 2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships. On Sunday, the Iranian team eased past Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-16) in Pool A at the 6,000-seater Rezazadeh Stadium. Iran have already defeated South Korea and China in the five-day tournament.

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Iran wins 2017 junior Greco-Roman World Championship title after 34 years [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-UnitedWorldWrestling.org)- Defending champion Zviadi PATARIDZE (GEO) eased to a 6-2 victory over challenger Roman KIM (KGZ) on Sunday and claimed his third title at the Junior Wrestling World Championships. Pataridze rolled up three technical falls at 120kg in the morning session at Tampere Exhibition and Sport Center and appeared headed to a fourth in the

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Iran Claims 4 Freestyle golds on Final Day, Wins Team Title at Cadet Asian C’ships

(IranSportsPress.com-UnitedWorldWrestling)- Winning four gold medals on last day of Cadet Asian Championships, Iran grabbed the freestyle team title at the Bangkok Youth Center of Thailand. India came second, while Kazakhstan placed third. Seyed Erfan JAFARIAN secured the gold medal at 46kg with an impressive performance against Yelaman KADYRSEIT (KAZ), winning by 10-0 technical fall in

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Iran’s climber Reza Alipour wins gold at The World Games 2017 [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian speed climber Reza Alipour won the country’s first gold medal in The World Games history on Sunday. Alipour registered multiple times below 5.70 seconds on route to winning the first gold medal. His opponent Danyil Boldyrev from Ukraine had a false start in the game. Stanislav Kokorin from Russia won the bronze medal.

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Iran Greco-Roman team wins cadet Asian Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Greco-Roman team captured the title of the 2017 Cadet Asian Championships. In the competition held in the Bangkok Youth Center of Thailand, the Iranian team won three gold medals, five silvers and one bronze. Iran won the title with 87 points. Kazakhstan finished in second place with 77 points, winning four gold medals, one

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AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers: Group A – Iran beat Kyrgyzstan(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The Islamic Republic of Iran emerged as the early leaders of Group A in the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers thanks to a 2-1 win over hosts Kyrgyzstan Republic on Wednesday. With Ali Gholizadeh pulling the strings early on, Iran looked the more dangerous, however it was to be Kyrgyz Republic who were to take

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Iran’s shot putter Ali Samari bags gold at Asian Athletic Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Ali Samari won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Friday. The Iranian athlete went on the podium with a throw of 19.80 meters. The silver medal went to Indian Tajinder Pal Singh Toor who threw 19.77 meters. Kazakhstan’s Ivan Ivanov won the bronze medal with

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