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Japan stun Korea to advance to the semi-finals

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Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – Japan struggled hard to stun world No.16 Korea, silver medallists at the previous Asian meet two years ago in Dubai, the UAE, in thrilling hard-fought five sets 25-23, 25-16, 20-25, 15-25, 15-13. Coach of Japan, Nambu Musashi: “We just target the semi-final match and ...

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Australia unable to stop Iranian onslaughts

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Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – A fired-up Iran joined Japan, Qatar and China to the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship following their exceptional 3-1 (25-20, 14-25, 25-18, 25-20) victory over Australia. In quest for the successive three titles on home soil, Iran set up a ...

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China, the only unbeaten team, storm into semi-finals

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Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – World No.17 China, bronze medallists at the previous edition and the only team yet losing a match to their respective rivals, put it past fighting Thailand in hard-fought three sets 25-20, 27-25, 30-28 to cruise their ways to the semi-finals of the 18th Asian ...

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Korea, stunning title-holders Iran, and China remain the only two unbeaten teams in 18th Asian Senior Men’s Championship

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Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Korea caused a major sensation in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship, stunning hosts and reigning successive two-time champions Iran in dramatic four sets, as China came from behind to beat Qatar in hard-fought five-set thriller in their round of tough last eight ...

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Oman wear out in tough match against Kuwait

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Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Oman were lack lustrous in the match against Kuwait after going down in hotly-contested encounter 1-3 (22-25, 25-23, 21-25, 23-25) in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship on Tuesday. Oman’s coach, AL Shizawi: “This is all our potential. I shouldn’t expect much from ...

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Kazakhstan outperform Pakistan to ride crest of confidence

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Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Kazakhstan handed Pakistan a bitter loss 3-2 (21-26, 25-20, 18-25, 25-18, 15-12) to top Pool G in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship on Tuesday. Kazakhstan’s coach, Patrokov Andrey: “It was a good match. We had more chances of winning, then we took ...

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Chinese Taipei breeze past Thailand

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Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Chinese Taipei upset Thailand in straight set 25-22, 25-20, 25-22 to claim crucial three points in their last match of the last eight teams Pool E encounter in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship on Tuesday. Thailand’s coach, Monchai Supajirakul: “My players are ...

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China needs five sets to end Qatar’s challenge

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Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Qatar could not stop Chinese onslaughts as China produced a magnificent come-from-behind five-set thriller 17-25, 25-16, 17-25, 25-19, 15-10. Claiming nine points from straight three wins has carried China to the top of Pool F to next take on Thailand in the knock-out quarter-finals ...

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Korea stun title-holders Iran on their home soil

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  Tehran, Iran, August 4, 2015 – Korea caused a major sensation on Tuesday when they came back to beat hosts and reigning successive two-time champions Iran 3-1 17-25, 28-26, 25-20, 25-23 to top Pool E and next will face Japan in the quarter-finals of the 18th Asian Senior Men’s ...

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[Daily updating] Day 3 Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship in Iran

Iran’s Fayazi Damnabi Purya penetrates the Kazakh defence with his exceptional spike.

Japan in superb form to power past Sri Lanka Tehran, Iran, August 2, 2015 – A well-established Japan put it past fighting Sri Lanka in thrilling four sets 25-16 21-25 25-16 25-20 to finish second in Pool D and make it to the round of last eight teams in the ...

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