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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Iran Greco-Roman Team Vice-Champion at 2017 World Wrestling Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Greco-Roman team finished in second place at the Wrestling World Championships in Paris, France on Tuesday. The Iranian wrestlers won three bronze medals and came second with 36 points. Mohammadali Geraei at 71kg, Saeid Abdvali at 75kg and Hossein Nouri at 85kg won three bronze medals in the competition. Russia won the title with

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Iranian Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win Three Bronze Medals at World C’ships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed three bronze medals at the First Day of the World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France on Monday. In the bronze medal bouts, Iran snared medals in three of the finals. Mohammadali Geraei was one point away from losing by technical fall to 2016 world silver medalist Daniel Cataraga from Moldavia

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FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U-19 World Championship: Iran seizes fourth straight win

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran defeated Czech Republic in straight sets (25-22, 25-12, 25-19) to claim top spot in Pool D of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U-19 World Championship on Tuesday at Isa City Sports Hall. The Asian side conclude the Preliminary Round with a record of four wins in as many matches. Iran’s Porya Yali charted a

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Five Rio 2016 Free-Style Champs Greedy for Gold, But Only Four Can Succeed in Paris

(IranSportsPress.com-UnitedWorldWrestling)- Five freestyle champions from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games come to Paris hungry for yet another gold medal. But, at most, only four of these wrestlers can leave the City of Light with a little more swagger in their walk and some golden swag in their hand luggage. Vladimir KHINCHEGASHVILI (GEO), Hassan YAZDANI CHARATI

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Iran becomes runners-up at FIBA Asia Cup 2017 [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIBA)- Australia became the first-ever FIBA Asia Cup champions after beating Iran 79-56 in Sunday’s Final in Beirut. The Boomers jumped out to a 12-2 lead early on and never looked back on route to a comfortable victory. Brad Newley had a team-high 18 points for Australia, while Daniel Kickert added 14 and Mitch Creek, the team’s leading scorer

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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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