Posts Tagged ‘medals’

Iranian women win three medals at World Taekwondo Women’s Open

TEHRAN – Iranian women taekwondo players claimed three medals at the first edition of the World Taekwondo Women’s Open Championships in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Zahra Sheidaei won a gold medal in the in the under-57kg final on Friday. She defeated Russia’s Margarita Blizniakova in the golden point period. On Thursday, Kosar Asaseh and Melika Mirhosseini […]

Iran freestylers win four medals in U23 World Wrestling Championships

TEHRAN – Iranian freestyle wrestlers claimed four medals in the penultimate day of the U23 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday. Amirali Azarpira won a gold medal in the 97kg weight class after beating Radu Lefter of Moldova 7-3. Bronze medal went to American Jonathan Aiello and Ukraine’s Danylo Stasiuk. In the 57kg class, […]

Today at the Olympics: France takes both handball gold medals

It’s the last day at the Tokyo Olympics and it’s another strong day for team sports and on the cycling tracks. After 17 days of the world’s 11,000 best athletes battling it out, the closing ceremony will call time on the games at 13:00 CEST. Here’s a recap of who won what on the last […]

Today at the Olympics: Swiss women pull off clean sweep of medals in mountain biking

It’s Day 4 of the Olympics and it’s another big day in the pool. Still, one of the main nail-biters of the day will be whether Simone A. Biles can lead Team USA to another gold in artistic gymnastics. There will be plenty of team sports to get through the day including softball, basketball, hockey, […]

Olympic Committee Confirms Women’s Medals Will Only Weigh 78% As Much As Men’s

TOKYO, JAPAN— A fresh round of controversy over the gender wage gap arose Sunday after a spokesman for the International Olympic Committee confirmed that the medals awarded to female participants only weigh 78% as much as those given to the men.  For its part, the IOC says the measure isn’t intended as a slight to […]

Iran wraps up Poland Open with three gold medals

TEHRAN – Iran freestyle team won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Poland Open Ranking Series event in Warsaw. Mohammadhossein Mohammadian won the gold medal in the tournament’s Day 1 by beating his compatriot Ali Shabani in the 97kg. Iran’s Alireza Karimo also seized a bronze medal in the weight class, […]

Iranians win four medals at Karate 1-Premier League

TEHRAN – Iranian karate athletes claimed one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the Karate 1-Premier League in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday. Zabiollah Poorshab won a gold at the Male Kumite -84kg category as he won by injury of his opponent Ryutaro Araga from Japan in the final. Bahman Asgari lost to Luigi […]

Iran’s Geraei, Saravi win gold medals at Asian Olympic qualifying

TEHRAN – Mohammadreza Geraei and Mohammadhadi Saravi claimed two gold medal at the Asian Olympic qualifying in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Friday. In the Greco-Roman 67kg final, Geraei put on an impressive performance in dismantling veteran Hansu Ryu from South Korea, winning by 9-0 technical fall. In a clash of the most recent Asian gold medalists […]

Iranian horse jockey Ravanbakhsh receives three medals at Austria tourney

Ravanbakhsh took part in the CSI4* Wiesbaden clash with barrage finale at 140cm, and finished in the second spot overall to clinch a silver medal. German rider Michael Jung ranked first and took the top honors. Another representative from Germany claimed the bronze medal. The Iranian horseman also fought a battle in the 145cm class of the CSIU25 EY Cup Final, […]

Iranian fencers clinch nine medals at 2018 ASEAN University Fencing Championship

Amir Reza Kan’ani, Mohammad Ali Kayhani and Hossein Ja’fari made the Islamic Republic proud on Saturday after they respectively bagged all the available medals in the men’s épée event of the competitions held in the western Malaysian town of Nilai. The épée is the modern derivative of the dueling sword used in fencing. As a thrusting weapon, the […]

Iranian wrestlers snatch 5 medals in XXII Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial

Press TV – Iranian freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers have exhibited remarkable grappling skills at the XXII Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial, and earned five medals, two of which are gold ones, during the international sports event. Iranian freestyler Kamran Qasempour snatched a gold medal after he overpowered Richard Perry from the United States 4-1 in […]

Iran begins power talks with 2 European giants

Hamid Chitchian made the remarks during a meeting with UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd saying “talks with the two British and German firms mainly pertain to construction and operation of small-scale power houses as well as distributed distribution of electricity in Iran.” Noting that the country’s electricity production capacity has reached more […]

Iran launches ‘Pars Today’ news outlet

In line with its policies to expand its reach across the world, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has officially launched a news establishment providing the latest developments across the globe in tens of languages. The IRIB president, Abdolali Ali-Askari, inaugurated Pars Today news agency on Tuesday on the eve of the auspicious occasion of […]

Iran’s Zarif calls for enhancement of Norway ties

Oslo, June 13, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday urged enhancement of all-out ties between Tehran and Oslo. He made the remarks in a meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. By IRNA Source Article from

Animated Map Shows How Five of the Biggest Religions Spread Across the World

Did Christianity develop out of Judaism? When and where did Islam, the second-largest religion, originate?  How did Hinduism, the world’s oldest organized religion, followed by over 950 million people, grww and spread without a founder? Was Buddhism a government-sanctioned religion? This 2-minute video by Alex Kuzoian shows how five of the biggest religions […]

Iranian director to judge at Italy’s Cinema Povero

Acclaimed director Yousef Kargar has bagged almost 10 awards at over 50 international film festivals for his recent short film Elegy, which centers on the story of an old man who has been waiting for the return of his missing son for 25 years. Kargar is now named as the member of its International Selection […]

Massive Brawl Erupts In Ukrainian Parliament, PM Assaulted

A huge fight broke out in the Ukrainian parliament on Friday after an MP handed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk a bunch of Roses to hold and then went on to physically lift up and remove him from the podium. Prime Minister Yatsenyuk managed to hold on to the rostrum at which he was giving a speech […]

Selective attention: Concentrating on visual tasks can make us momentarily deaf to sounds around us

     Concentrating attention on a visual task can render you momentarily ‘deaf’ to sounds at normal levels, reports a new UCL study funded by the Wellcome Trust. The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that the senses of hearing and vision share a limited neural resource. Brain scans from 13 volunteers found that […]

Full Moon in Taurus – Calling the Leaders of the New Paradigm

27th October 2015 By Simon Vorster and Jennifer Langstone Contributing Writers for Wake Up World From Surviving to Thriving… The new paradigm isn’t coming, it’s already here. The collective shift has now reached a crucial tipping point and, for many souls on the planet, a new way of learning, manifesting and expressing is becoming the new way of […]

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