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Jahangiri appreciates efforts of Iranian athletes in Asiad 02 Sep 2018

Jahangiri appreciates efforts of Iranian athletes in Asiad

 Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri appreciated the efforts of all Iranian athletes who had participated in the event and congratulated their great performance in 2018 Asian Games to all Iranians. In a Sunday message, Jahangiri wrote, “unparalleled performance of Iran in 2018 Indonesia Asian Games, especially shining of women athletes, and collecting 20 gold medals […]

Asian Games: Iran football loses to Myanmar, advances to next round 21 Aug 2018

Asian Games: Iran football loses to Myanmar, advances to next round

Iran U23 football team lost the Monday match to Myanmar, however advanced to the next round of competitions as the Group F leader. Zlatko Kranjcar’s men suffered a 2-0 defeat to their East Asian rival but, taking into account 3-0 victory of DPR Korea over Saudi Arabia, Iran managed to advance to the knockout round […]

Iran beach volleyball team beats East Timor in Asian games 20 Aug 2018

Iran beach volleyball team beats East Timor in Asian games

The national Iranian men’s beach volleyball team A has defeated East Timor national team in the 2018 Asian Games. The Iranian Team A defeated the southeastern country’s national team 2-0. The Team A is comprised of Bahman Raoof and Abdolhamed Mirzaali is seeded in a group alongside East Timor, Japan, and Vietnam. The team is […]

Asian Games: Iran Handball Suffers Shock Defeat against Bahrain 20 Aug 2018

Asian Games: Iran Handball Suffers Shock Defeat against Bahrain

 Iran national handball team suffered a shock defeat against Bahrain in the 2018 Asian Games on Monday. Team Melli lost to Bahrain 29-23 at the GOR POPKI Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia in Group II. Iran will meet Hong Kong and South Korea on Wednesday and Friday respectively. Zoran Kastratovic’s men had defeated Malaysia 55-11 and […]

Iran’s men, women athletes bag first medals at 2018 Asian Games 19 Aug 2018

Iran’s men, women athletes bag first medals at 2018 Asian Games

 Iranian taekwondo practitioners snatched two silver medals at the first day of 2018 Asian Games. In Men’s individual poomsae, Koorosh Bakhtiyari received the silver after suffering a loss to his South Korean rival Kang Minsung in the final. Also, in Women’s individual poomsae, Marjan Salahshouri pocketed the silver medal while Indonesia’s Defia Rosmaniar claimed title […]

Iran down DPR Korea in Asian Games 18 Aug 2018

Iran down DPR Korea in Asian Games

TEHRAN – Iran took a huge step towards qualifying for the Asian Games Round of 16 with a 3-0 win over 2014 silver medalists DPR Korea. Iran, who shared the spoils in a goalless draw with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, defeated the Korean team 3-0 at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in Cikarang, Indonesia. DPR Korea […]

Iran’s national flag hoisted in 2018 Asian Games Village 16 Aug 2018

Iran’s national flag hoisted in 2018 Asian Games Village

 The national flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran was hoisted in 2018 Asian Games Village, Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, on Thursday. The flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the Athletic Village of the 2018 Asian Games at 9 a.m. local time in the presence of senior sports officials of the host country and a […]

Iran’s U21 football held by KSA in 2018 Asian Games 16 Aug 2018

Iran’s U21 football held by KSA in 2018 Asian Games

Iran’s U21 national football team was held by Saudi Arabia in the first game of 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. In a Wednesday match at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in Cikarang, Iran’s encounter with the traditional rival, Saudi Arabia, ended with a no-no draw. As the game’s stats demonstrate, both teams had 50 percent of […]