Posts Tagged ‘championship’

Iran finish ninth at 2021 FIVB U21 World Championship

TEHRAN – Iran produced a 3-1 (25-17, 25-21, 25-27, 25-15) victory over Canada to finish the 2021 FIVB U21 World Championship on a high note and in the ninth place in the final standings. Iranian middle blocker Mahdi Jelveh and Canadian opposite Christopher Byam shared the top scorer honors with 18 points each. Samuel Cooper […]

Iran down Japan to win Asian Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Japan 3-0 (27-25, 25-22, 31-29) on Sunday to win the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship. After the poor performance in the 2020 Olympic Games, Iran participated in the Asian championship with the young players. The superstars like Saeid Marouf, Mohammad Mousavi, Amir Ghafour and Mehdi Marandi were not invited to […]

Iran held by Egypt at Continental Futsal Championship

TEHRAN – Iran futsal team were held to a 2-2 draw by Egypt at the Continental Futsal Championship in Thailand on Tuesday. Ahmad Abbasi and Mehdi Javid were on target for the Iranian team. The Persians had previously defeated Lithuania and Tajikistan in Group B. The tournament is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from July […]

Milwaukee Bucks’ Fans Celebrate NBA Championship With Parade

MILWAUKEE—Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheering fans at the head of a procession that included a hook-and-ladder fire truck, occasionally blaring its […]

Iran learn fate at Asian Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN – Iran discovered their fate at the 2021 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship. The Iranian team have been drawn in Pool B along with Thailand, Pakistan and Hong Kong. Pool A consists of Japan, India, Qatar and Bahrain. Australia, China, Sri Lanka and Kuwait are in Pool C. Korea, Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia […]

Bubba Watson to Miss Open Championship After Covid Exposure Despite Being Fully Vaccinated

Fully vaccinated pro-golfer Bubba Watson took to Twitter on Sunday to say he will sit out the Open Championship because he was exposed to someone who tested positive for the coronavirus. Watson explained to fans that even though he has been vaccinated, not enough time has passed since he came in contact with an infected […]

Iran runners-up at CAFA U17 Women’s Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Tajikistan 3-0 in the 2021 CAFA U17 Women’s Championship on Wednesday and finished in second place. Mehrnaz Ezatabadi (18), Mohadese Zolfi (31) and Melika Bagheri (62) were on target for Iran. Iran defeated Afghanistan 6-0 and lost to Uzbekistan 2-0 in the 5-day tournament which was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The […]

Matic delivers Croatia a first ever World Championship gold

No Croatian had ever won a Judo World Championships gold medal, but Barbara Matic put that right in the -70kg contest on day five of the year’s tournament in Budapest. Matic put in some unstoppable judo to reach the final. There she faced the Japanese veteran Ono Yoko, who herself looked in fine form with […]

Watch the replay of Football for Friendship eWorld Championship Grand Final

The beautiful game has headed off the pitch and online for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship Grand Final. The match kicked off in the digital world on May 29th. The online event was part of Gazprom International’s social programme, Football for Friendship, which brings together children from across the globe to take part […]

Belarus stripped of Ice Hockey World Championship over political concerns

Alexander Lukashenko has survived multiple waves of terrible news recently, brushing away international pariahdom like water off a duck’s back. But Monday evening’s decision to strip the hockey-mad authoritarian of the rights to co-host this year’s world championships will likely have hit him hard. Announcing the news on its website, the International Ice Hockey Foundation […]

Johnny Enlow Says the College Football National Championship Game Is Prophetic Confirmation Trump Will Remain President

Johnny Enlow, a right-wing pastor and QAnon conspiracy theorist, appeared on the Elijah Streams YouTube channel Thursday, where he declared that the outcome of the college football national championship game was a prophetic sign that President Donald Trump will remain in office. Despite the fact that Trump’s term is set to end in less than […]

Asian Junior Handball Championship relocated to Bahrain

TEHRAN – The 17th Asian Men’s Junior Handball Championship has been moved to Bahrain from Iran due to coronavirus fears. The competition was originally scheduled to be held in Shiraz from March 20 to 29 but the Asian Handball Federation (AHF) has changed the host. Islamic Republic of Iran Handball Federation (IRIHF) President Alireza Pakdel […]

PGA Championship leaving Trump National in ’22 tournament

KAPALUA, Hawaii — The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year. The vote comes four days after the Trump-fueled riot at the nation’s Capitol as Congress was certifying the election victory of President-elect Joe […]

Israeli MMA fighter defies odds and prejudice at Ultimate Fighting Championship

JTA — Natan Levy is no stranger to fighting. After moving to Israel from his native Paris as a boy, Levy would often tangle with kids picking on him because of his accent. But this aggressive prowess has helped some of his wildest dreams come true, silencing plenty of doubters along the way. Levy, 29, […]

Israel’s Alon Day Sets NASCAR Record, Wins 3rd Championship

Israeli NASCAR driver Alon Day had quite a weekend. The 29-year-old from Ashdod captured the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series record with his 23rd win on Saturday, and he capped off the weekend by claiming his third series championship. When NASCAR announced the revised Euro Series schedule, Day had to depart Israel to stay in Belgium […]

Israeli gymnast wins both gold and bronze at European Championship

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England win 2020 Six Nations championship after Ireland fail in Paris

England won the 2020 Six Nations rugby title after thrashing Italy on Saturday, but they had to wait for the result of a tense match between France and Ireland in Paris before they could celebrate. Eddie Jones’ side triumphed on the final day of what became the longest Six Nations tournament in history due to […]

Arrests from NBA Championship Riots Rose to 76, Says LAPD

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) issued a statement on Monday saying the violence that broke out in the city following the LA Lakers winning the NBA championship on Sunday resulted in 76 arrests. The LAPD statement reads: What started out as a largely peaceful celebration of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA championship in downtown Los […]

Ecstatic fans celebrate Lakers’ NBA championship win

Fans crowded the streets outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles after the Lakers beat the Miami Heat 106-93 to win the NBA Finals in six games. Anthony Davis had 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers, which was still coming to terms with the death of iconic former Lakers star Kobe Bryant in […]

Photos: Motocross championship in Hamedan

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Iran’s early championship in Junior Asian Wrestling Tournament

IRNA – With two Iranian wrestlers reaching the finals and five medals gained on the first day of the tournament, Iran’s Junior Wrestling Team became the champion of the competitions while the games are still underway. According to the report of of Wresling Federarion, In the 50 kg weight category, Pooya Dadmarz defeated rivals from […]

1 Killed as armed group seizes police HQ in Armenian capital

The broadcaster that first reported the news hasn’t identified the victims of the attack, but other media outlets stated later that the local police chief, Valery Osipyan, is being held hostage. Troops have been dispatched to the building, and the head of the country’s security forces, Vladimir Gasparyan, is on the scene as well. The […]

Caspian Sea legal regime must guarantee littoral states’ interests: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Caspian Sea’s legal regime should guarantee that the interests of the littoral states are met in view of the geopolitical developments.   Zarif made the remark in a ministerial meeting of the Caspian Sea littoral states in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Wednesday. The Caspian Sea littoral states – […]

Inquiry opened on ‘matters’ related to Israeli prime minister

An official investigation has been opened into “matters” related to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, says Israel’s attorney general. “Following information received in matters pertaining among other things to the prime minister, and which has been presented to the attorney general by the police’s investigations and intelligence department…the attorney general has decided to instruct that […]

WPP’s Kantar Signs Agreement with Major Iranian Market Agency

Kantar has signed the affiliation agreement with Rahbar Bazaar market research institute in Iran, giving global insights network a foothold in Iranian market. Following the signing ceremony, Kantar Insights CEO MENAP Stephen Hillebrand said, “There’s been a very high level of interest in Iran among our clients since the easing of the sanctions,” More About […]

NFC to launch Iran services on July 28

Oman’s National Ferries Company (NFC) announced on Monday that it will start operations to Bandar Abbas and Qeshm Island in Iran from July 28. Mehdi bin Mohammed al Abdawani, CEO of NFC said that the launch will be held to mark sultanate’s celebrations of the Renaissance Day. Abdawani said that the service will start from […]


 DOES PUTIN = HITLER? MAYBE! BY MS KING Ever since Russia’s non-invasion and peaceful reunion with the overwhelmingly Russian peninsula of Crimea, several leading luminaries of the West’s PRC (Predatory Ruling Class) have launched “Putin is like Hitler” accusations. From the big mouth of the Hildebeast: “Now if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did back in the […]

Israel kidnapped 215 Palestinian women since October

Days of Palestine, West Bank -Israel occupation forces have kidnapped 215 Palestinian women, including minors, since start of Jerusalem Intifada in October last year. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Centre for Studies (PPCS), the kidnapped women included the mothers, wives and daughters of prisoners, as well as women who are over 60 years old. Like […]

Zarif hopes Iran-Sweden economic ties to return to its previous place

Stockholm, June 1, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Swedish Minister of Enterprise and Innovation expressed hope for Iran-Sweden economic relations to return to its previous place in the post-sanctions era. Zarif, leading a 60-member trade-economic delegation in the third leg of his trip to Europe arrived in Sweden […]

President: IRIB inclination towards political wings unacceptable

Tehran, May 29, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani has praised the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting role in establishment of national unity in the country saying that inclination of the IRIB towards political wings is unacceptable. Any type of activity in the IRIB in support of any political wings is unacceptable, President Rouhani told the […]

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