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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.

Iran’s Tabriz to Host Car Rally for Women from Muslim Countries

The Iranian city of Tabriz, the capital of Islamic tourism in 2018, is to host a car rally attended by women from Muslim countries in the coming months.
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Tourists to Participate in Rally between Iran’s Mashhad, Iraq’s Karbala

A tourist rally is slated to be held in late February, 2018, along a 2,000-km route between two holy cities in Iran and Iraq.
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Qatar to Use Iran’s Kish Island for World Cup 2022

Qatari Football Federation officials are planning to visit Iran’s Kish Island to prepare the grounds for the Persian Gulf resort’s hosting of Qatar 2022 World Cup teams.

Iran Leader Praises Wrestler Who Avoided Facing Israeli Opponent

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commended Alireza Karimi, the wrestler who intentionally lost a match at a tournament in Poland to avoid an Israeli regime’s opponent in the next round.

Iran Mourns Deaths of 9 Hikers Killed in Avalanche

An avalanche in western Iran has fatally buried nine professional mountain climbers who were returning from a peak they had conquered.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts Stair Climbing Competition

The second international stair climbing competition (Tower running) was held at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on December 6, 2017.

UNESCO Accepts Polo as Iranian Game

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted Chogan as an Iranian horse-riding game on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

Iranian Cleric Refereeing Football Matches in Top Division

An Iranian cleric studying advanced jurisprudence also works as a top football referee and martial arts instructor.

Iran Wins Two More Golds at Weightlifting World Championships

Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

Iranian Weightlifter Breaks World Record, Bags Three Gold Medals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s 94kg of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday.

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