Hasan Rahimi wins Bronze medal in 57 kg of Olympics Free-Style wrestling

(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

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Kianoush Rostami wins -85kg weightlifting gold

(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

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Home games will help development of basketball in Iran, says Bauermann

(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

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