Persian roots of Polo

Persian roots of Polo ...
presstv.ir 01/11/2016 Sports

Keywords:#Chaharmahal, #Golnar, #Mehraneh, #Persia, #Persian, #Presstv.ir

These are some of the stories covered in this episode of IRAN program:
The origins of Polo​:
Before the game of polo turned into the lavish, spectacular sport it is today, in ancient day Persia it was a drill to train warriors. The first official game of polo was played more than 2,600 years ago here in the land of the Persians. Polo is known to be the world’s first sport that consisted of teams.
Mehraneh Charity:
There is a saying in Persian that goes: you make the move and God will bestow blessings. That is exactly what the founders of the Mehraneh charity organization did. They established a center to help promote the living standards of cancer patients. And following the move, public donations came pouring in.
Villages, Chaharmahal and Bakhtyari:
There has to be some serious contemplation when there is a plan to build a settlement somewhere. Real estate agents are consulted. Engineers and architects are called in. Sketches and maps are studied. Professional construction workers are hired. And the list goes on. These are some dire measures taken in the cities. In rural areas, as Golnar Farnoodi tells us, the grounds for building settlements is far more simple than that, but still very profound.
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