Posts Tagged ‘volleyball’

Women volleyball coach Imani optimistic on future in AJM FC Porto

Women volleyball coach Imani optimistic on future in AJM FC Porto – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian women’s volleyball coach, Samira Imani Fouladi, has talked about her ambitions after starting a new chapter in her career in Europe. Imani joined the Portuguese team AJM FC Porto as a coach and became the first Iranian women’s coach […]

Foolad eliminated from 2021 FIVB Volleyball Club World C’ship

TEHRAN – Iranian volleyball team Foolad Sirjan were eliminated from the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship after suffering a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) loss against five-time Club World Championship winners Trentino. Opposite Daniele Lavia led all scorers with 16 points (13 kills, two blocks, one ace), one more than Michieletto, who ended the […]

Iran runners-up at 2021 Asian Beach Volleyball C’ships

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Australia in the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships final on Saturday. Australia’s Christopher McHugh/Paul Burnett reigned supreme with a remarkable unbeaten record at the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships at Bang Tao Beach in Phuket, Thailand after beating IRI’s Bahman Salemi/Abolhassan Khakizadeh 21-16, 21-13 in the men’s gold-medal […]

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 […]

Tokyo 2020: Iran volleyball ease past Venezuela

TEHRAN – Iran volleyball team defeated Venezuela in straight sets (25-17, 25-20, 25-18) in Pool A of the 2020 Olympic Games on Monday. The Vladimir Alekno’s men, who had started the prestigious campaign with a 3-2 win over Poland on Saturday, are scheduled to play Canada on Wednesday. Iran’s Amir Ghafour collected the match high […]

Czech Beach Volleyball Player, Cyclist Test Positive for COVID-19; Team Launches Investigation

PRAGUE—Two more members of the Czech Olympic team have tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total to six, and the country’s Olympic Committee has launched an investigation into a charter flight bringing athletes to Tokyo. The Czech Olympic Committee (COV) said on Thursday women’s beach volleyball player Marketa Nausch-Slukova and cyclist Michal Schlegel were the […]

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 […]

Ex-Iran volleyball coach Mansouri dies

TEHRAN – Former Iran volleyball coach Hassan Mansouri died on Sunday. Mansouri passed away at the age of 6, losing his battle with cancer. He was laid to rest in his homeland Amol, northern Iran, on Monday. Mansouri was assistant of South Korean coach Park Ki-won in Iran national volleyball team in 2002. He also […]

Sitting volleyball league the best preparatory tournament for Paralympics: Hadi Rezaei

TEHRAN – Iran sitting volleyball head coach Hadi Rezaei says that the league competition acts as a best tournament as part of preparation for the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Rezaei, who is also head coach of Iranian club Mes Shahr Babak, says that COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most significant disruption to the sporting competitions and […]

Mohammad Vakili named Iran U16 volleyball coach

TEHRAN – Mohammad Vakili was appointed as new head coach of Iran U16 volleyball team on Monday. Vakili has worked in Iran’s age-group teams (U19, U21 and U23) since 1990. Most of the players who are going to Tokyo Olympic Games have started volleyball under guidance of the long-serving coach. He had problems with Iran […]

Mostafa Karkhaneh steps down as Saipa volleyball coach

TEHRAN – Mostafa Karkhaneh stepped down as Saipa volleyball team head coach due to his health problems. Saipa are the favorites to win Iran Volleyball Super League and sit fourth in the table, four points behind the leaders Sepahan. The 61-year-old, who has already worked at all levels in Iran national volleyball teams, had been […]

Volleyball expert says Alekno has a difficult task ahead

TEHRAN – Iranian Volleyball expert Nasser Shahnazi believes that Vladimir Alekno, new head coach of Iran national volleyball team, has a coaching style which can be challenging for the Iranian national team. In an exclusive e interview with Tehran Times, the former coach of Saipa club said: “It seems that we always behave differently than […]

US Congress after creating discomfort about Iran ties: Zarif

Tehran, July 19, IRNA – The US Congress by adopting anti-Iranian measures, is trying to create discomfort among those countries that want to engage with Iran following the implementation of the JCPOA, Says Iran’s foreign minister.  The US Congress is trying to persuade the world that their engagement with the Islamic Republic is going to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Iranian, Swiss diplomats hold political talks in Bern

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Diplomats from Iran and Switzerland attended a new round of bilateral political talks as part of a road map to the promotion of Tehran-Bern relations. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi and Secretary of State at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier met in Bern on […]

Kremlin confirms preparations for talks between leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia

Media earlier reported, citing Iranian sources, that a meeting between the presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan is planned to take place in Baku in July-August MOSCOW, June 3. /TASS/. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed that preparations are underway for the meeting between the leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia. “Yes, preparations for such […]

Peter Dutton says ‘illiterate’ refugees would be ‘taking Australian jobs’

Immigration minister criticises pledges by Labor and the Greens to increase Australia’s refugee intake, claiming it would lead to unemployment. The immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has said refugees aren’t numerate or literate and would take Australian jobs in inflammatory comments arguing against increasing the refugee intake. Labor has said the comments are deeply offensive and […]

Iran’s oil minister due in Oman Thursday

Heading a delegation, Zanganeh will make the one-day trip to hold meetings with Omani oil officials. He is scheduled to pursue the implementation of contracts previously signed between the two countries and also negotiate on new grounds for development of energy cooperation. Oman is considered Iran’s second trade partner among the countries in the Middle […]

Iran eyes $20m/d of revenues from phases 15 &16

TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (Shana) – Iran will earn 20 million dollars a day once phases 15 and 16 of the supergiant South Pars gas field. The phase developments are the most Iranian phases of the gas field and will be presently inaugurated. The phases have for far produced over 15.5 bcm of natural gas, 14 […]

German Politician: Country Headed for “Anarchy and Civil War”

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer November 4, 2015 At least someone is saying something. And truly, there is a glimmer of hope in the idea of anarchy or civil war. At least it is not a slow, humiliating death. RT: Bavarian official Peter Dreier called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to tell her personally that if Germany welcomes […]

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