News and reports from international and domestic athletic competitions across the range of sports, from local stories to tournaments on the world stage.

Winfried Schäfer

Winfried Schäfer Appointed Head Coach of Iran’s Esteghlal

German football manager and former player Winfried Schäfer will arrive in the Iranian capital on Monday night to start managing Tehran football giants Esteghlal.

Östersund Player Chooses to Play for Iran despite Sweden Invitation

Östersund’s Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has finally decided to wear the jersey of Iran’s national football team despite being invited to play for Sweden, the Swedish TV announced.

World Wrestling Body Praises Iranian Female Wrestler

The United World Wrestling has hailed in a report the victory of Iranian Female Alysh Wrestler Zahra Yazdani in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Kickboxing - jamshidi

Iranian Firefighter Claims Kickboxing World Championship 

Iranian firefighter Mohammad Jamshidi has been crowned as world champion of kickboxing.
Iran May Hold Its FIFA World Cup Training Camp in Chechnya

Iran May Hold Its FIFA World Cup Training Camp in Chechnya

The director of the Akhmat-Arena stadium in the Chechnya Republic of the Russian Federation has announced that Iran's national football team may possibly stay in this region for its training camps before the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  
Reza Kordi

Myanmar Sets Strange Conditions for Iranian Coach

Maynamar’s Football Federation has set some strange conditions for Iranian futsal coach, Reza Kordi, who had extended his resignation recently in protest against the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the eastern Asian country.

Iran Football 7-a-side Wins Silver at World Championships

The Iranian men’s national 7-a-side football team finished runner-up in the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, after it lost the final match to Ukraine.

Iran Top Sports Power in Asia: Korean Website

The recent successes of Iran's football and volleyball teams have prompted a Korean website to praise the Islamic Republic for its historic achievements.
Iran Wins Bronze at FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

Iran Wins Bronze at FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

Iran’s national volleyball team defeated France 3-2 (38-36, 25-23, 22-25, 25-27, 15-11) to take the bronze medal at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup.
Modern ‘Emam Reza’ Stadium Officially Opened in Iran’s Mashhad13

Modern ‘Emam Reza’ Stadium Officially Opened in Iran’s Mashhad

A modern stadium named after Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shiite Imam, was officially inaugurated on Saturday in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

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