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Alireza Dabir elected Iran wrestling president

TEHRAN – Olympics gold medal winner Alireza Dabir was named as new president of Iran Wrestling Federation for the next four years. In the elections held in Iran’s Olympic Academy, located in Tehran, Dabir polled 18 votes while Abdolmehdi Nasirzadeh garnered 12 which were however insufficient for a two-thirds majority …

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Iran knows rivals in battle for 2022 FIFA World Cup

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (MNA) – According to the draw of the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup China which concluded today, Team Melli will hold a traditional game against Iraq, this time en route to Qatar 2022. Iran, which aims for a third …

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Iran defeat Netherlands at 2019 IFCPF World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran beat the Netherlands in the 2019 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) World Cup. In the 5th-8th place classification, Iran defeated the Netherlands 6-0 and will meet the U.S. on Friday for fifth place. Iran had previously lost to the American team 3-2 in Group stage. …

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Iran learn fate at Qatar 2022 & China 2023 race

TEHRAN – The draw for Round Two of the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 concluded in the Malaysian capital on Wednesday. The draw, conducted by FIFA Director of Competitions Christian Unger and Australian legend Tim Cahill, saw Asia’s top ranked team …

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Iran’s Karate team leaves Tehran for Tashkent

TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – The Iranian National Karate Team departed Tehran to Tashkent to participate at 16th AKF Senior Championships. Iran’s team including 30 players departed Iran to Uzbekistan on Tuesday to participate at 16th AKF Senior Championships. The 16th AKF Senior Championships will be started on 19 July …

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Nigerian defender Baker joins Iran’s Zob Ahan

TEHRAN – Iranian football club Zob Ahan have completed the signing of Nigerian defender Ebiabowei Baker. The 25-year-old defender has joined the Iranian top-flight football team on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee.  The move comes as Zob Ahan continue to prepare for a new top-flight campaign in Iran …

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Nigeria prepare to face Tunisia

Tunisia and Nigeria have been gearing up for the 3rd place match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Both team, who suffered heart-breaking semi-final defeats at the tournament, will line up on Wednesday at the Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo. The 3-time champions, Nigeria, had a tough road to the semis, as …

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Iran victorious over Canadian team at William Jones Cup

TEHRAN – Iran U23 basketball team defeated University of British Columbia (UBS) Thunderbirds 72-61 at Day 5 of the 41st William Jones Cup. Vahid Dalirzahan led Iran with 20 points. Iran will face Jordan on Thursday. The Persian have lost to representatives from Philippines, Chinese Taipei and South Korea so …

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