Kethevane Gorjestani

Multimedia Producer and Reporter

Backstage at the 2012 Tour de France

A look at the biggest race in the cycling world.

France 24 – June 30, 2012

Iran “The Blade” Barkley

The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of retirement
March 2010

This video is part of a Master’s Project done for Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The project looked at the trials and tribulations of professional athletes as they go from the limelight into retirement.

This is the story of Iran “The Blade” Barkley.

Fuzzy Britches and Ramon Dominguez celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Dearly Precious win

Feb. 14 2010

Ramon Dominguez and assistant trainer, Juan Rodriguez

Ramon Dominguez and assistant trainer, Juan Rodriguez

It was a sweet Valentine’s Day for New York’s leading jockey, Ramon Dominguez. He won Dearly Precious Stakes aboard Fuzzy Britches and he finished in the top three in four other races he started at Aqueduct race track.


Lions Can’t Always Make a Comeback

Feb. 6, 2010

In Saturday’s battle of the Joneses, it was Yale coach, James Jones who came out on top as the Bulldogs beat Columbia, a team coached by his brother Joe Jones, by a score of 79-64 at Levien Gymnasium.

Joe Jones had a hard time putting his team’s loss into words. Ten seconds, that’s how long it took him to answer the first question at the post-game press conference.


Nets Loose Another Close Game

Jan. 31 2010

East Rutherford, N.J. – The New Jersey Nets came very close to winning, again, on Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Instead, they lost for the 42nd time this season — they have only four wins– and are on pace to break the record for the worst season ever in the NBA held by the 1972-73 Sixers who had only nine wins.

“We held them to 83 points but we weren’t able to score enough,” said forward Kris Humphries. “I know it’s pretty simple but when you look at it you know, we’ve got to score more then 79 points.” The Sixers were the third team in a row to be held under 90 points by the Nets.

If New Jersey’s defense was in good form, the offense crumbled, especially in the second half. “We had plenty of shots and we worked hard to get them but we just missed them,” said interim head coach Kiki Vandeweghe.


Yankees in the Rain

October 28, 2009

New York, NY – Tonight, baseball fans around the country will have their eyes set on Yankee Stadium. At exactly 7:57pm, the New York Yankees will take on the defending champions, the Philadelphia Phillies, in game one of the World Series. (more…)