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News and reports from international and domestic athletic competitions across the range of sports, from local stories to tournaments on the world stage.

UNESCO Accepts Polo as Iranian Game

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted Chogan as an Iranian horse-riding game on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

An Iranian cleric studying advanced jurisprudence also works as a top football referee and martial arts instructor.

Iran Wins Two More Golds at Weightlifting World Championships

Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

Iranian Weightlifter Breaks World Record, Bags Three Gold Medals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s 94kg of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday.

Queiroz Happy with Iran’s FIFA World Cup Draw

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says he is personally happy to be drawn with Spain and Portugal.

Saudi, UAE Say Won’t Play ACL Matches in Iran or Qatar

Saudi and Emirati officials say their football teams in the AFC Champions League will neither play in Iran, nor in Qatar.
Maedeh Alaghmand

Iran State Broadcaster Uses Female Commentator for First Time

For the first time, an Iranian woman gave a full commentary of a match in real time for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

Iran Drawn with Portugal, Spain in 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran’s national football team has been drawn with football powerhouses of Europe, Portugal and Spain, as well as Morocco in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Real Madrid Ex-Captain Raises Funds for Iran Quake-Hit People

Michel Salgado, the former captain of Real Madrid football team, has donated one of his signed shirts to raise funds for the quake-hit Iranians in the western province of Kermanshah.
Taaj afc

Iran Football Federation, Iranian Futsal Player Praised at AFC Awards

Iran’s Football Federation and Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh have received top awards at the Asian Football Confederation’s annual awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.

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