Saturday, November 26, 2022


Iran’s national volleyball team gets tepid welcome in Bologna, Italy

Iran’s national volleyball players were received only by a translator after arrival at the airport in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday, according to reports.

Skočić retains post as manager of Iran national football team

Dragan Skočić has retained his post as the manager of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli).

Iranian Football federation confirms Dragan Skočić removed as national team manager

A spokesman for the Iranian Football Federation’s Technical Committee says Dragan Skočić, the current manager of the National Football Team (Team Melli) will be removed from his post.

IRNA: Iran national football team head coach Skocic sacked

Iranian national football team’s Croatian head coach Dragan Skocic has been sacked over his weak performance ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the officials are weighing the candidates to replace him, according to IRNA.

Source: Ali Daei turns down offer to coach Iran national football team

Former head coach of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli) Ali Daei has turned down an offer to take up the post for a new stint ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, according to an official with Iran’s football federation.

Iran comfortably wins Serbia to reach quarterfinals of VNL

The Iranian national volleyball team have comfortably defeated Serbia in week 3 of the 2022 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) in Italy. The match was held on Saturday.

Official: Qatar can use Iran’s air capacity during World Cup finals

A spokesperson of Iran’s aviation organization says following the visit of the director of Qatar’s aviation organization to Tehran, the two sides signed an agreement for bilateral cooperation during World Cup 2022.

Iran back among 10 best volleyball teams in world

Iran’s national team has moved up two notches in the latest ranking by the world volleyball governing body FIVB, wresting back the ninth spot.

Iran’s coach Skocic to players: Stay away from sideline issues

Iran’s national soccer squad’s head coach Dragan Skocic has thanked the players for launching a campaign to support the Croatian coach amid reports that discussions are underway to replace him, but asked the national soccer team (Team Melli) players not to focus their attention on off-the-field controversies.

Iranian footballer Voria Ghafuri bids farewell to Esteghlal FC

Iranian footballer Voria Ghafuri، the captain of the champion of Iran's super league, has bid farewell to his previous club Esteghlal FC and its fans several weeks after the team’s officials did not contact him to extend his contract for the new season of the Iranian Super League.

Iran’s youth Greco-Roman wrestlers win Asia championship

The young Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers have come in the first place in the Asian championships in Bahrain.

US denies visa to Iran’s karate team, bars it from major intl. sports event

The United States has denied visas to members of Iran’s national karate team, blocking their participation in the World Games in Birmingham in ‘yet another hostile political attack against the Iranian sports community.’

Taremi shortlisted for Primeira Liga’s MVP award

Portugal’s Primeira Liga club FC Porto’s Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has been nominated for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the 2022 season along with nine other candidates.

Iran’s Taremi among 100 best soccer players in Europe

The Portuguese Primeira Liga club Porto’s Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has turned heads again for shining on the field.

First female Iranian FIFA physician to take part in Qatar World Cup

Dr. Zohreh Haratian has been picked as the coordinator for medical affairs for the 2022 Qatar World Cup as the first Iranian physician to take part in the international tournament.

Iran parliament seeking to replace manager of natl. soccer team

The Iranian Parliament is considering replacing the manager of the country’s National Soccer Team, Dragan Skočić.

Portugal’s Ricardo Sa Pinto becomes Iran’s Esteghlal FC manager

Portuguese soccer coach Ricardo Sa Pinto has been appointed as new manager of Iranian soccer club Esteghlal.

How two Iranian women reached the peak of Mount Everest

Last month, two Iranian women managed to reach the top of Mount Everest. Afsaneh Hesamifard and Elham Ramezani arrived at the peak on May 14 and 15, respectively, within a 30-day period.

Iranian freestyle wrestlers grab 4 medals at Kazakhstan tournament

Iranian four-member freestyle wrestling team won three gold and one silver medals at the International Wrestling Championships of the Turlykhanov Cup in Kazakhstan.

Esteghlal FC’s manager Farhad Majidi joins UAE’s Ittihad Kalba

Iran’s Esteghlal FC’s manager Farhad Majidi has signed a contract with Emirati football club Ittihad Kalba to lead the team in the Persian Gulf country’s soccer league.

An Italian volleyball manager praises Iran after visit

Alessandra Campdeli, the Italian manager of the Iranian women's national volleyball team has praised Iran as a “magnificent land” after touring the country.

Iranian national football team to hold friendly match against Uruguay

The secretary general of the Iranian football federation has announced a friendly match between Iran’s national football team (Team Melli) and Uruguay’s national team.

Iranian Team Melli’s manager angry at “lack of planning”

Dragan Skočić, manager of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli) is reportedly angry at Iran’s football federation over what he called lack of planning for a preparatory camp and friendly matches several months ahead of The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Canada admits canceled football match against Iran for political reasons

Canada has acknowledged that it cancelled a friendly football match against Iran for political reasons, saying the match had become “divisive”.

Iranian female weightlifter disappears in Athens

Iranian female weightlifter Yekta Jamali has disappeared from a hotel in Athens where Iran’s national team stayed after she snatched a silver medal in the 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships.

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