(IranSportsPress.com | PressTV)- Iran’s Hassan Sabzali Rahimi downed his Cuban opponent Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez in the third-place contest of men’s 57kg weight category. While Rahimi had a 9-0 lead over his Cuban opponent, he pinned Rodriguez’s shoulders to the mat to win the bout by a fall in the third round and collect the bronze medal. Rahimi, who
(IranSportsPress.com | BBC) – Iran’s Kianoush Rostami won Olympic gold in the -85kg weightlifting, lifting a world record combined total of 396kg. Rostami, 25, lifted 217kg with his last attempt in the clean and jerk to break his own world record and beat China’s Tao Tian. Tian equalled Rostami’s clean and jerk lift, missing out
(IranSportsPress.com | FLO Wrestling) – We became aware of Iran’s Hassan Yazdanichariti when he downed one of the United States biggest stars, Aaron Pico.After he took out Pico, he made the jump to the senior level at 70kg, where he took out another star American wrestler, James Green, en route to a world silver medal.
(IranSportsPress.com | FIBA) – Iran’s national team head coach Dirk Bauermann has welcomed FIBA’s new competition system and the changes it brings along with open arms. The German play-caller, who days ago helped Iran win the WABA Championship for the sixth time, is currently in the Philippines where his team will play a tune-up game
(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Iran volleyball coach Raul Lozano says that his team will fight for a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The first action for the Iranians will be on Saturday when they face Australia. Eight strong teams will convene in the tournament, which will take place from May 28 to June 5
(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – Salimi, who won a gold medal by hoisting 455 kg in total in the 2012 London Olympic Games, wants to make the Iranian people happy once again. “My only goal is to win a gold medal in Olympic. I am working hard to earn my second gold medal in Olympic,” Salimi
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian national basketball team’s coach Dirk Bauermann praised his players ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in Italy. The competition will be held in Turin from 4-9 July. It will go up against Greece, who is No. 10 in the FIBA World Ranking, and Mexico, who is No. 19. Iran
Tehran Times – Iran volleyball coach Raul Lozano has invited 21 players to the team for the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tokyo, Japan from May 28 to June 5. Iran will face powerful oppositions such as Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan, Poland and Venezuela in the Round-Robin tournament. The best Asian team along with