Sohrab Moradi, Iranian National Weightlifting Team member, sets a new world record in the 94kg weight category after 17 years at the USA World Weightlifting Championships to become the champion with two gold clean & jerk medals and a gold snatch.
The World Cup draw for Russia 2018 took place in Moscow yesterday, placing Iran in Group B with Portugal, Spain, and Morocco. This has been dubbed as the “Group of Death” by most football experts to show how tricky it can be.
The world Wushu champion is a 35-year old Iranian who has managed to win many medals in this sport to become a world champion.
Wushu is a Chinese form of martial arts which has many fans worldwide. It has the two disciplines of taolu and sanda. It is known as the oldest martial art in the world.
The draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place in Moscow this week and the 32 qualifying teams will know who their adversaries are. The FIFA official website has introduced each team on its website, writing the following on Iran:
FIFA tweeted: “Twenty years ago today, Khodad Azizi scored one of Iran’s most memorable goals.”
It was exactly twenty years ago today when Iran made it to the World Cup in France with the most memorable game it has ever played. 29 November is the day when Iran’s Team Melli scored a last minute goal to draw 2-2 in Melbourne in front of 60 thousand spectators in the stadium.
The efforts of the Iranian Football Federation have finally yielded results and the Asian Football Confederation games committee (AFC) voted in favor of Iran hosting the games with the Saudis and the UAE.
Aly Dayi has been invited to the FIFA World Cup Trophy Final Draw a few days before the ceremony is due to take place. Ali Dayi is Iran’s best goal scorer. He is a special FIFA guest to represent Iran’s football once again, and Asia, at this famous ceremony.
The official Website of the Asian Football Confederation has congratulated Ali Karimi on the occasion of his 39th birthday. This Iranian footballer is a legend of Asian football and has been nicknamed as the Maradona of the old continent.
The latest rankings of the world's top football clubs published on footballdatabase.com shows that the Persepolis Club has become Iran’s top football team with 1574 points. Persepolis ranks 8th in Asia and 135th in the world.
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time.
Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.
The Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has signed a 4-year MoU to establish a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union. The interim agreement was published online on the Russian government’s official website yesterday, whereby Iran and the EAEU will operate a free trade zone for a period of four years.
At a meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister, the UN Secretary-General supported the 2015 JCPOA Iran nuclear deal and asked that all signatories remain committed to their obligations under the agreement.
Artist: Masoud Shaari/ Christophe Rezai
(Persia Digest) – The track “Complaint” from the album “Journey” is a work by two prominent Iranian musicians, Massoud Shorari and Christoph Rezaei. It is a fusion of pure Iranian classical music and western music with a touch of Indian. It is considered one of the best fusion pieces in this genre.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Richard Murphy said: “Trump's nomination of Pompeo as Secretary of State and choice of Bolton as National Security Advisor do not signal his decision to withdraw from the JCPOA.”