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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.

Saudi-led Bloc Wants Qatar to Abandon World Cup Hosting to Lift Blockade

The Arab countries that imposed a blockade on Qatar have asked Doha to give up its right to host the football world cup in 2022 in exchange for lifting of the siege, a Qatari official claimed.

Iran Holds First Women’s Triathlon National Championship

The first national triathlon championship was held in Tehran’s Azadi sports complex on Thursday, in the presence of International Triathlon Union President Marisol Casado.

Street Gymnastics Contest Held in Iranian Capital

The first edition of a gymnastics competition was recently held in the middle of the iconic Azadi Tower in central Tehran.

Iranian MP Calls for Removal of Ban on Playing against Israeli Athletes

An Iranian lawmaker says playing against Israeli opponents at international sports matches doesn’t necessarily mean the recognition of the Israeli regime, and the law that bans Iranians from competing against Israelis must be revised.

Iranian Midfielder Shojaei Closer to National Team More than Ever

Eight months after being dropped out of Iran’s national football team because of playing against an Israeli club, Iranian midfielder Masoud Shojaei is now highly likely to return to the Team Melli.

Political Issues Should Not Affect Sports: Iran’s President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with visiting President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino highlighted the key role of sport in fostering ties between nations.

FIFA Chief Vows to Work for Settling Iran-Saudi Venue Dispute

The head of FIFA pledged to do his best to help resolve a dispute between Iran and Asian football's governing body AFC concerning the latter’s decisions in selecting the venue for Asian Champions League matches between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Iran’s Sabre Team Wins Silver Medal at World Cup

Iran men’s sabre team finished in second place at the World Cup Sabre de Wolodyjowski 2018 on Sunday.

Thrilling Weekend at Qom Paragliding Site

A paragliding site in the holy city of Qom near the Iranian capital of Tehran hosts the sport enthusiasts.

Iranian Women Claim First-Ever Title in Asian Handball Championship

Iran won the title of the 2018 West Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday.

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