Nekounam has three days to appear in court to answer questions about the libel charge brought against him by his former coach.
The Iranian national wrestling team claimed the Freestyle World Cup for the fifth time in a row on Monday June 12.
Ghader Mizbani exhibited an awe-inspiring display of athletic skill at the 31st edition of the Tour of Iran (Azarbaijan), taking top position at the end of the fifth stage of the international tournament.
Iran is fully-ready to earn the right to host 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar said.
Iran beat the UAE 1-0 in their final Group C game, booking a spot in the Asian Cup quarterfinals.
A group of Afghan girls in Western Kabul practice the flowing movements of Wushu, a sport developed from ancient Chinese kung fu martial arts, stretching and bending and slashing the air with bright swords.
France defeated Iran in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-22) at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Tuesday May 31.
President Hassan Rouhani on Friday congratulated the teenage taekwondo player Kimia Alizadeh, the first-ever female Iranian to win a medal in the Olympic Games, on her Bronze medal in Rio 2016 Olympics.
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz named the 24-man squad for World Cup, as Mohammad Reza Khalatbari, Sardar Azmoun and Sosha Makani are absent in his list.
Foolad of Ahvaz clinched the title of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.