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‘Hero wrestler Karimi retained nation’s dignity’: Leader

‘Hero wrestler Karimi retained nation’s dignity’: Leader

TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s national wrestling hero, Alireza Karimi, met with Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Sunday morning.Alireza Karimi, who retained the nation’s dignity by refusing to compete with Zionist contenders at Under-23 Wrestling World Championships in Poland, met and talked with Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. At the...

Veteran freestyler responds to Netanyahu’s comments

Veteran freestyler responds to Netanyahu’s comments

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia) – President of Iran Wrestling Federation Rasoul Khadem has issued a response to a video message of Israeli PM on Iranian wrestlers.“Some hours ago, a number of media outlets broadcasted your message on Iran’s national wrestling hero, Alireza Karimi,” read Khadem’s message which is directed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The veteran...

Larijani, Ghasemi praise national wrestling champions

Larijani, Ghasemi praise national wrestling champions

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi have extended their congratulations to Iranian wrestlers on their victory at the 2017 Freestyle World Cup held in Kermanshah.“I am truly pleased and happy that our heroic and strong-willed young athletes managed to manifest their might and power on this sporting contest so that the world...

Rouhani, Zarif hail Iranian wrestlers on World Cup championship

Rouhani, Zarif hail Iranian wrestlers on World Cup championship

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the Iranian freestyle wrestling team on their winning the championship title at the US 2015 Men's Freestyle World Cup.In a message cabled on Friday, Rouhani felicitated Iranian Wrestling Squad’s victory in the 45th round of the Freestyle Wrestling World Cup which was held in the city of Kermanshah in Western Iran. ...

Iran's FM approves visa issuance for US wrestlers

Iran's FM approves visa issuance for US wrestlers

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (Press Shia) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry agreed to issue visas for American wrestlers to join the Freestyle World Cup to be held on mid-February.Bahram Ghasemi, Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said the decision was made after the halt in the discriminatory restrictions against Iranian citizens in US. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also wrote on his Twitter account...

Iran Wrestling Fed. head asks for visa issuance for US wrestlers

Iran Wrestling Fed. head asks for visa issuance for US wrestlers

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (Press Shia) – A veteran free-styler and 1996 Summer Olympics gold medalist has urged Ministry of Sports and Youth to coordinate visa issuance for American national squad which is expected to compete in FILA World Championship in Kermanshah.Rasoul Khadem wrote a letter to Mr. Masoud Soltanifar, Minister of Sports and Youth where he asked for reversal of reciprocity act which...

FM to probe US participation in Wrestling World Cup

FM to probe US participation in Wrestling World Cup

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran issued a statement noting the investigations underway for the presence of US wrestling delegation in Iran.The United States freestyle wrestling team is scheduled to participate in a World Cup competition in Kermanshah province, Iran, on February 16-17.  The statement reads that necessary...

FM to probe into US participation in Wrestling World Cup

FM to probe into US participation in Wrestling World Cup

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran issued a statement noting the investigations underway for the presence of US wrestling delegation in Iran.The United States freestyle wrestling team is scheduled to participate in a World Cup competition in Kermanshah province, Iran, on February 16-17.  The statement reads that necessary...