Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League team Esteghlal hopes to reach the AFC Champions League (ACL) semifinals for the second time in its history when it hosts 2011 champion Al Sadd in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Monday.
The Iran men’s national goalball team has missed out a place in the semi-final round of the 2018 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball World Championships in Sweden, after it could not triumph over the Belgian side in the quarter-finals.
The Turkish five-lira banknote shows a DNA helix, the solar system, atomic symbols, and a portrait of science historian Adnan Sayili. But the banknote is bearing an erroneous scientific depiction ever since it was issued in 2009, according to Turkish Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar.
South Korea will get the chance to break a 55-year Asian Cup hoodoo when it contests the final on Saturday at Stadium Australia, with goals in each half of Monday's semifinal against Iraq giving it a convincing 2-0 victory over a side which may have found the task of backing up just three days after an epic quarterfinal win over Iran a physical and mental step too far.