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Pistons’ Rex Kalamian On Being Named Head Coach Of Armenian National Team

Detroit Pistons assistant coach Rex Kalamian goes one-on-one with Armenian Sports News editor Andre Khatchaturian to talk about his plans to grow basketball in Armenia after being named the head coach of the national basketball team. He also talks about his first career NBA win as a head coach and how working with stars like Kevin Durant, Kevin Garnett and James Harden will help him be a great influence for Armenia’s national basketball team.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

Telma Ghazarian Altoon Interview: Runner Trying To Bring Ultramarathons To Armenia

Telma Ghazarian Altoon may seem like your ordinary “Parskahye” mother in Southern California raising two kids in a wholesome Armenian household, but she’s also a physical specimen who competes and conquers long, grueling ultramarathons.

When she’s not tending to her family, Telma is running in triple-digit temperatures for two-three straight days to complete the races, which can last more than 100 miles. Now, Ghazarian Altoon is helping bring the sport to Armenia in order to help raise awareness about Armenian issues and show off the country’s beautiful landscapes to other athletes.

She spoke to ASN about the challenges of running in ultramarathons, how she got into it and how she plans to bring a race to Armenia in 2022.

Watch the full interview below.

Armenian Paralympian Stas Nazaryan On Paralympics Experience, Helping Artsakh Soldiers

Stas Nazaryan has returned from Tokyo after competing in his sixth Paralympic Games when he performed in the 100m T54 wheelchair race.

He spoke with Andre Khatchaturian about his Tokyo experience, his versatile sports background, what’s next in his future and how he plans to continue to help wounded soldiers from the Artsakh War transition into a career in athletics.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

Alex Eskandari, NASCAR’s First-Ever Armenian Driver, Opens Up About Young Racing Career

Andre Khatchaturian goes one-on-one with Alex Eskandari, NASCAR’s first Armenian driver, who spoke about how the recent events in Armenia have motivated him to work harder than ever. He also previewed his three upcoming races in September in the NASCAR Advanced Auto Parts weekly series.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

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