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Iranian Designer Talks of Her Collaboration with FIFA World Cup Google Doodle

Rashin Kheiriyeh, an Iranian graphic designer, has talked about her experience of designing Google’s FIFA World Cup doodle for the Iranian national football team.

Iranian Women, Real Winners of Iran-Spain Match in FIFA World Cup

Iranian women on Wednesday were finally allowed to go to the Azadi Stadium in Tehran for the first time after the 1979 Revolution to watch Iran’s superb performance against Spain along with men.

World Praises Iran for ‘Heroic’ Performance against Spain despite Narrow Loss

The Iranian national football team lost its Wednesday match against Spain 1-0 while many football fans across the world believed it deserved at least a draw against former world champions in their second match in FIFA World Cup 2018.

Israeli Website Suddenly Finds Pretext to Harm Iran Football Team!

In a strange and hostile move, an Israeli website has called on FIFA to ban Iranian national football striker Mehdi Taremi from playing in World Cup 2018 for his last year’s tweet.

Iranians Not Supermen, but Can Do Super Things: Queiroz

Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz says although they have not supermen against Spain but they can do super things.

From Addict to Cyclist; How to Ride Again after 20 Years of Struggling with...

The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.

FBI under Fire for Interrogating Iran’s National Volleyball Team

Igor Kolaković, the head coach of the national Iranian volleyball team, has blasted the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for what he calls a stupid interrogation of the Iranian team’s members upon their arrival at a US airport.

Tehran’s Cafes, Movie Theatres Favourite Hangouts for Football Fans

Cafes and movie theatres in Tehran and many other parts of Iran have turned into popular hangouts for Iranian boys and girls who sit together to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches these days.

Iranian Minister Urges FIFA to Pay Its Frozen Money

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar has called on the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to release the Islamic Republic’s frozen money as soon as possible.

Iranian Footballers Empathize with Moroccan Striker Who Scored Own Goal

A number of Iranian footballers have identified with the National Moroccan Team’s forward, who scored an own goal in their World Cup match with Iran.

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