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August 14-18, 2000 / Mordad 24-28, 1379

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August 18, 2000

Iranians lose to American ball players

Tehran (Ettelaat) -- The U.S. "Global" (college?) basketball team defeated the Iranian national team in international matches in Tehran >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT


Brazilian coaches awaiting visas

BRASILIA, August 17: Ademar da Silva Braga and his assistant Manoel Henrique Pereira Coutinho are expected to arrive in Tehran in the next few weeks to join the Iranian National Team coaching staff >>> FULL TEXT


Slow (sports) news day

Tehran (Ettelaat) -- There has been much happening in sports today. But here's something interesting, sorta >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT



* Iranians lose to American ball players
* Brazilian coaches awaiting visas
* Slow (sports) news day
* Young but weak
* Are we that good?
* Azizi's Quakes shaken by Wizards
* Iran defeat Georgia in friendly
* A slap in the face for Haghdoost
* Draw announced for under-17 Asian championships
* "Baggy" to debut against Manchester City
* Iran v. Georgia
* Esteqlal fans: Move back, or else!
* Persepolis defeat Paykan
* Basketball: Close match with Russians
* Azizi scores, team loses

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August 17, 2000

Young but weak

Tehran (Iran Varzeshi) -- National soccer team head coach Jalal Talebi selected a young squad to face the Georgians on Wednesday. Iran won, but it was obvious the team is physically weak >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT


Are we that good?

Tehran (Iran Varzeshi) -- Iran U-21 team defeated Gerogia 2-1 Wednesday, but were we really good or the Gerogians really bad? >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT


Azizi's Quakes shaken by Wizards

SAN JOSE, August 16 (Iran Sports Press) -- In a game that was highlighted by the ejection of one player from each side, San Jose Earthquakes were thrashed 3-0 by Kansas City Wizards at San Jose's Spartan Stadium in front of 7,000 loyal fans on Wednesday >>> FULL TEXT


August 16, 2000

Iran defeat Georgia in friendly

TEHRAN, August 1 (Iran Sports Press) -- With video: The Iranian National Team defeated Georgia 2-1 in a friendly match at Azadi Stadium on Wednesday. The head coach of the Iranian team, Jalal Talebi, fielded mostly young and inexperienced players against Georgia to determine their readiness and capablities for possible recruitment to his Asian Cup squad >>> FULL TEXT


A slap in the face for Haghdoost

(Iran Sports Press) -- With video: "Control your temper and always respect the referee's decision", coaches continually stress to their players. However, for one assistant coach on the Zobahan football team the saying goes, "Respect the referee or else I will slap you". Davoud Haghdoost, a young player on Zobahan team who has been recently invited by Jalal Talebi to join the Iranian National Team camp, the match against Zobahan taught him a few lessons, albeit severe, about uttering profanities at the referee >>> FULL TEXT


Draw announced for under-17 Asian championships

VIETNAM, August 15 (Iran Sports Press) -- The draw for the Asian Under 17 Championships was held in host country Vietnam on Tuesday. The groupings for the Championship, which will be held from September 3 to 17, are >>> FULL TEXT


August 15, 2000

"Baggy" to debut against Manchester City

LONDON, August 15 (Iran Sports Press) -- Rumors around Charlton Athletic Football Club indicate that Karim Bagheri, who is nicknamed "baggy" by Charlton fans, is poised to make his debut against Manchester's blue half on Saturday >>> FULL TEXT


Iran v. Georgia

Tehran (Hamshahri) -- The national soccer teams of Iran and Georgia will play a friendly match at Azadi Stadium Friday. Eigteen Iranian players have been called for the match -- none from abroad -- giving younger players a chance to prove themselves >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT


Esteqlal fans: Move back, or else!

Tehran (Hamshahri) -- A group of "pseudo-fans" (tamaashaagar- namaa) showed up at Azadi stadium's practice field Monday, threatening that if the team does not resume training in its old dield... >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT


August 14, 2000

Persepolis defeat Paykan

TEHRAN, August 11 (Iran Sports Press) -- With video: Persepolis defeated Paykan 2-0 in Azadi Stadium on Friday to edge closer to the top of the league in the second week of games. The first 63 minutes of the game produced few chances for either side as the ball was played mostly in center field >>> FULL TEXT


Basketball: Close match with Russians

TEHRAN, August 13 (Iran Sports Press) -- The Iranian National Basketball Team suffered a 88-81 defeat on Sunday at the hands of Russia's powerhouse club side Oral Gray in the 2nd International Nations Cup. In an impressive and powerful performance, the Iranian team maintained the lead for much of the first period and mid way second period >>> FULL TEXT


Azizi scores, team loses

SAN JOSE, August 12 (Iran Sports Press) -- Tampa Bay Mutiny defeated San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 in a game that saw the Quakes out-shot his opponent by a margin of 23 to 8. Tampa went ahead in the 9th minute as MLS leading scorer, Mamadu Diallo headed in an accurate cross by Eric Quill >>> FULL TEXT


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