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Iran’s wrestling team overpowers U.S. in a friendly match

May 16, 2013


Iran’s National Freestyle wrestling team has overpowered its opponents from the U.S. on its soil, in a friendly match, Mehr news agency reported. The match took place in New York’s Madison Square Garden, where Iran came out victorious with a 6-1 final score. The fans waving Iranian flags and stomping on the temporary bleachers were […]

Friendly wrestling match between U.S., Iran to take place on New York Times Square

March 12, 2013


A friendly wrestling match between the teams of United States of America and The Islamic Republic of Iran will take place in 2 months on New York Times Square, Parsfootball website reported. The exact date of the match was revealed as well – the wrestlers will lock horns on May 15. Iran’s Wrestling Federation confirmed […]

Olympics 2012: Iran overpowers Azerbaijan at wrestling, wins first ever gold medal

August 6, 2012


Iranian wrestler Hamid Soryan won his country’s first ever gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling on Sunday, defeating Azerbaijan’s Rovshan Bayramov in the 55kg final at the London Olympics. The 26-year-old favourite brushed aside Bayramov, erasing memories of his shock defeat in the quarter-finals in Beijing four years ago. The Iranian is a five-time world champion, […]