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Iran Learns Its Opponents at AFC Asian Cup 2019

Iran national football team has learned its opponents at the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage.

Jeddah Wrestling Charade: Bin Salman’s Fantasy of Defeating Iran

The Al Saud regime, in its latest anti-Iran show, recently staged a “wrestling” scenario in Jeddah to give Bin Salman a sense of victory over Iran.

Iranian Tai Chi Practitioners Gather Together to Promote Peace, Harmony

Hundreds of Iranians performed the Chinese ancient martial arts of Tai Chi and Qigong to celebrate not only the health benefits of such activities but to send out intentions of peace, harmony and healing.

Iran to Restore Asiatic Cheetah Design to World Cup Kit

The president of the Iranian Football Federation says players on the national team will be wearing shirts bearing the image of the Iranian cheetah despite earlier decision to do away with it.

First Iranian Women Weightlifters Make History in Uzbekistan

The first team of female athletes in Iran’s weightlifting history has made their presence felt in Uzbekistan’s competitions.

Iranian Villagers Defend Women’s Right to Go to Stadiums

A village in southern Iran made headlines after photos of a football match in the rural area went viral, showing female spectators watching the match and players defending women’s right to go to stadiums.

Persepolis FC Lifts Iran Pro League’s Title Trophy

Persepolis football team lifted Iran Professional League (IPL) trophy at the end of Sepidrood match in Tehran.

Real Madrid, Barcelona Football Clubs Wearing Shirts Made of Iranian Cotton

Did you know that shirts worn by your favourite football clubs could be manufactured with cotton produced using nanotechnology in Iran?

UWW Allows Iran to Host Wrestling World Cup 2018

The United World Wrestling has agreed to allow Iran to host the 2018 Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup later this year, according to Iran’s wrestling federation.

Tehran Celebrates World Tai Chi, Qigong Day

A large crowd gathered in Niavaran Park north of the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday to mark the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.

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