Release: Iran Sports Press Statement in Regards to Unlawful Suspension of Account

Update 5/1/2015 WE ARE BACK. Our account has been re-activated and the forum is back up and running. We would like to thank all of you for your messages of support during this time. Thanks, ISP ————————————————————————————————- Update 4/30/2015 Dear Friends, We have been in contact with our hosting company, A Small Orange, and believe

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Astana Wins Asian Water Polo Clubs Championship

IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim – Kazakhstan’s Astana defeated Asia Zarin Madan from Iran to win the 10th edition of the Asian Water Polo Clubs Championship on Saturday. Astana defeated Asia Zarin Madan 13-6 at the International Swimming Pool of Shiroudi Sport Complex in Tehran. Earlier in the day, Iran’s Naft Omidiyeh lost to Al-Qadisiyah of Saudi

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2014 Volleyball World League: Iran Beat Brazil 3-1 to Advance to Semifinals

(IranSportsPress.com) | FNA – Iran thrashed Brazil in their second match in the final round of the FIVB 2014 Men’s Volleyball World League group matches in Italy on Friday and bought a ticket for the semifinals as the top team of Group 1. The Iranian men’s national volleyball team overpowered Brazil 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 23-25 and

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Iran Beaten by Taipei Asian Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran lost to host Chinese Taipei in its opening game of the 17th Asian Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship on Thursday. Chinese Taipei defeated Iran in straight sets (25-11,25-13, 25-15) at the Taipei University Gymnasium. Iran will face Sri Lanka in the next match on Friday. The 15 teams are divided into four

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Iran’s Persepolis Beats Azerbaijani Sumqayit in Friendly

(IranSportsPress.com) | Tasnim – The Iranian popular football team, Persepolis, defeated Azerbaijan’s Sumqayit in a friendly match on Thursday. In the match held at the Persepolis training camp in Turkey, the Iranian team beat Azerbaijan’s premier league team 3-2. Mohammad Abbaszadeh (twice) and Mehdi Taromi scored for Persepolis in the friendly. Persepolis will play Dinamo

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ISP Readers Choose Daei and Maradona

Over the past week, Iran Sports Press readers were asked to vote for their all-time greatest Iranian and International football stars in response to Pele’s top 125-player list. The voting patterns varied with some readers believing the past greats cannot be emulated, while other younger readers sticking to the heroes they grew up watching. However,

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Iranian cleared of judo 'boycott'

Iran has escaped censure over the failure of its judo world champion to fight an Israeli at the Olympics. The International Judo Federation accepted the disqualification of Arash Miresmaeili came because a medical condition left him too heavy to fight. The federation allowed Miresmaeili’s defence that had no pre-planned intention not to fight and noted

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Olympics Hit by Crisis Over Iran-Israel Contest

ATHENS- Iran’s world judo champion Arash Miresmaeili refused to compete against an Israeli Sunday, triggering a fresh crisis at the Olympic Games where race, creed or color are not allowed to interfere with sport. The International Judo Federation (IJF) failed to agree how to deal with the politically explosive issue at an emergency meeting and

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Preview: Men’s freestyle 55kg

IranSportsPress – This could be one of the most competitive and wide open weight divisions in men’s freestyle wrestling. No athlete has dominated. There has been a different champion every year in this Olympic cycle. It is anybody’s division to win. The reigning World champion is Dilshod Mansurov of Uzbekistan. Winning the World title in

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