Iran’s sitting volleyball team wins gold medal in Rio Paralympics

( | IRNA)-Iran’s national team of sitting volleyball won gold medal in the Rio 2016 Paralympics here in Brazil. The Iranian outfit managed to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 at Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday, winning the prestigious gold for the sixth time in the Paralympics. Iran won the first, third and fourth sets of

Continue Reading →


Iran Sitting Volleyball to Face Bosnia & Herzegovina at Paralympics Final

( | Tasnim)-Iran swept host Brazil in straight sets (25-20, 25-19, 25-17) in the Paralympic Games semis to book a place for the final match. In the match held at the Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, five-time Paralympics’ champion had not a difficult job to beat the host in front of boisterous fans. Iran will play

Continue Reading →


Susic: I’m here on merit

(FIFA) – Over the years several players have appeared at the FIFA World Cup™ in sides coached by their fathers or fathers-in-law: Uruguay’s Milton Viera in 1966, Italy’s Paolo Maldini in 1998, Niko Kranjcar of Croatia and Dusan Petkovic of Serbia in 2006, and finally Argentina’s Sergio Aguero, the Netherlands’ Mark van Bommel, the USA’s

Continue Reading →