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Iran’s Persepolis Defeats UAE’s Al Jazira to Book Place in ACL Quarters

Jalal Hosseini's 89th minute strike gave Iran’s Persepolis football team a 2-1 win over Al Jazira of the UAE in the second leg of the 2018 AFC Champions League (ACL) Round of 16 on Monday.

Iran’s Women Futsal Team Crowned Asian Champions Again

The reigning champion Iran defeated Japan 5-2 to claim gold medal in the 2018 AFC Women’s Futsal Championship on Saturday.

Jahanbakhsh Becomes First Asian Top Scorer of Major European Leagues

Iranian international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been named the top goal scorer of the premier Dutch football league Eredivisie.

Iran’s Table Tennis Makes History by Advancing to Top Division of WTTC

The Iranian men’s national Ping-Pong team has been qualified for the top division of the World Team Table Tennis Championships for the first time in history, after it defeated Ukraine to advance to the final match of the second division.

Iranian Customs in Photos: Football Match in Rice Farms

Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.

Iran Learns Its Opponents at AFC Asian Cup 2019

Iran national football team has learned its opponents at the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage.

Jeddah Wrestling Charade: Bin Salman’s Fantasy of Defeating Iran

The Al Saud regime, in its latest anti-Iran show, recently staged a “wrestling” scenario in Jeddah to give Bin Salman a sense of victory over Iran.

Iranian Tai Chi Practitioners Gather Together to Promote Peace, Harmony

Hundreds of Iranians performed the Chinese ancient martial arts of Tai Chi and Qigong to celebrate not only the health benefits of such activities but to send out intentions of peace, harmony and healing.

Iran to Restore Asiatic Cheetah Design to World Cup Kit

The president of the Iranian Football Federation says players on the national team will be wearing shirts bearing the image of the Iranian cheetah despite earlier decision to do away with it.

First Iranian Women Weightlifters Make History in Uzbekistan

The first team of female athletes in Iran’s weightlifting history has made their presence felt in Uzbekistan’s competitions.

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