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Iran Urges Saudi Arabia Not to Politicize Sports

Iran Urges Saudi Arabia Not to Politicize Sports

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar advised Saudi officials to draw a line between politics and sports, reminding the kingdom of the many interests it shares with Iran in the region.
Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament Held in Iran’s Kashan

Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament Held in Iran’s Kashan

The first edition of women's arm wrestling tournament has been held in the central Iranian city of Kashan.

Iran to Hold Annual Sports Festival for Pensioners

An Iranian official says a permanent committee will be set up for the National Sports Festival of the Retired.
Brazilian Footballer Sends Iranians Heartfelt Appreciation Message

Brazilian Footballer Sends Iranians Heartfelt Appreciation Message

A Brazilian football player who has finished a successful season in Iran’s professional football league has posted a message on his Instagram account to extend his sincere thanks to the Iranian football fans.

Iran Moves Up Seven Places in FIFA World Ranking

Iran has moved up seven places to 23rd in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.
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Kimia Alizadeh Wins Iran’s First-Ever World Medal in Women Taekwondo

Kimia Alizadeh from Iran snatched a silver medal at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships on Friday.
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Iran President Congratulates Junior Weightlifters on World Title

Iranian president has offered congratulations to the Iranian junior weightlifting team for claiming the world championship for second successive year.
Italian Runner to Break Guinness Record in Iran Desert

Italian Runner to Break Guinness Record in Iran Desert

An Italian runner plans to have his name appear in the Guinness Book of Records by running 80 kilometres in Iran’s Loot Desert in 70-degree temperature.
Iran's National Unity Boosted by Football Wins: President

Iran’s National Unity Boosted by Football Wins: President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani praised the national football team for qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a spectacular performance, saying victories in sports, particularly in football games, cement nation unity and make people take pride in being Iranians.
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Iranian Actor among Torch Bearers of Winter Olympics

Iranian cinema superstar Bahram Radan has been chosen as one of the main torch bearers of 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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