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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.

Female Bikers in Shiraz National Championship

Iranian female bikers took part in National Biking Championship in Shiraz, Fars Province, on Monday, July 18.

Americans First to Arrive in Iran’s Kermanshah for Wrestling World Cup

The US wrestling team arrived in Western Iranian city of Kermanshah to attend the upcoming World Cup due to begin on February 16.

Show of thoroughbred horses in Khuzestan in photos

The southern city of Shushtar has played host to a third show of thoroughbred Arabian horses in the presence of international judges.

Iran’s Azmoun Admired by FIFA after Stunning Goal against Bayern

FIFA has praised the Liverpool target Sardar Azmoun who stole the show as Russian side Rostov produced a huge shock Wednesday night, beating German giant Bayern Munich 3-2.

Iran Qualifies for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Iran advanced to the semi-final of the AFC U-16 Championship India 2016 after a 5-0 victory over Vietnam at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium On Sunday.

Iranian tower runner breaks record with an eye to another flight of stairs

An Iranian police aims to mount the Khalifa Tower in Dubai after breaking a world record of stair-climbing.
football

Esteghlal vs Perspolis in One of Asia’s Biggest Football Fixtures

Popular football giants of Tehran Esteghlal FC and Perspolis FC have taken thousands of fans to Azadi Stadium in Tehran for “one of Asia’s biggest fixtures”, also known as Tehran Derby.

Weightlifting Olympics Gold Medallist Criticizes IOC’s Doping Scrutiny Policy

Iranian weightlifter and 2012 Olympic gold medallist, Behdad Salimi, voiced criticism against International Olympic Committee’s scrutiny policy towards Ilya Ilyin, the Kazakh weightlifter.

Shooter Khedmati Wins Gold at Olympic Games Training Camp

Iranian female sports shooter Najmeh Khedmati has put on an awe-inspiring display of skills at the Olympic Games Training Camp in France, and managed to snatch a gold medal.

A man who swims against the elements (Photos)

Iran’s Ice Man braves the elements and goes swimming in the dead of winter.

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