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Iran start Asia-Pacific Goalball Champs on high

TEHRAN – Iran started IBSA Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships on high note on Thursday. Team Melli beat Thailand 16-10 at the Chiba Port Arena in Chiba, Japan. Iran will meet South Korea on Friday. In the men’s event seven teams will be in action until Dec. 10, while six women teams …

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Iran goalball team beats Thailand at IBSA C’ship

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s goalball team beat Thailand at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships on Thursday. The Iranian players beat Thailand 16-10, at their first game of the competitions, which was held at the Chiba Port Arena in Chiba, Japan. Iran will take on …

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Iran wheelchair basketball team advance to Paralympic Games

TEHRAN – Iran’s men’s wheelchair basketball team booked a place at the 2020 Paralympic Games on Thursday. Team Melli defeated China 84-51 at the 2019 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asia Oceania Championships in Thai city Pattaya on Thursday. Iran qualified for Tokyo as one of top four finishers. Iran’s …

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Wilmots denies amicable agreement with Iran

TEHRAN – Belgian coach Marc Wilmots confirmed he has terminated his contract with the Iranian federation, but he denied a resolution had been reached. The ex-Ivory coast coach has left his role as coach of the Iran national team, just seven months after replacing Carlos Queiroz at the helm of …

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Iran sends six wrestlers to Alans tournament

TEHRAN – Iran wrestling federation has released the roster of six wrestlers who will be competing at the Alans tournament. The competition will be held in Vladikavkaz, Russia from Dec. 5 to 8. The team is headed by Ebrahim Mehrban and Oveis Mallah. The tournament in Ossetia is now in …

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Iran beat S. Korea at IWBF Asia Oceania C’ships

TEHRAN – Iran’s men earned a big win against powerhouse South Korea at the 2019 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asia Oceania Championships in Thai city Pattaya on Wednesday. Omid Hadiazhar led Iran with 23 points while Dong Hyeon Gim scored 22 points for the Korean team. Iran will meet …

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