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Iran Claims Title in AFC Soccer Beach Championship

Iran Claims Title in AFC Soccer Beach Championship

Iran managed to defeat the UAE in the final match and win the first place at the AFC Soccer Beach Championship 2017 in Malaysia.
Iran Books Place in 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas

Iran Books Place in 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas

Iran defeated Japan 8-6 to book a place in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship 2017 final match.
Sardar Azmoun

Man United Describes Iranian Striker as Rostov’s Star Player

Manchester United site has warned the Red Devils of Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun’s threat.
Climbing School

Int’l Ice Climbing School near Iranian Capital

An international ice climbing school has been opened in Meygoon in north of Tehran, the capital of Iran.

Azerbaijan Corrects Mistake about Origin of Zurkhaneh Sport

The official website of Baku 2017 Islamic Games had wrongly referred to Azerbaijan Republic as the origin of Iran’s ancient Zurkhaneh sport, but it later corrected the mistake.

Iranian Teams in ACL Defeat Saudi, Emirati Rivals

Two-time Asian champion Esteghlal of Tehran and the past year’s Iran Pro League champion Esteghlal of Khuzestan eased past Saudi Arabia’s Al Taawoun and the UAE’s Al Jazira, respectively, in 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday.
Zahra Nemati

Iran’s Nemati Selected as World’s Best Para Archer in 2016

Iran’s Zahra Nemati and USA’s Andre Shelby were named women’s and men’s Para archers of 2016 by World Archery at a gala held in Las Vegas, USA, as part of the annual Vegas Shoot on 10 February.
Ali Daei

Iran’s Football Legend Ali Daei Takes PhD Entrance Exam

Ali Daei, the Iranian football legend, has been seen taking the PhD entrance exam in Tehran.
Jordan Burroughs

US Wrestler Invited to Visit Iran with His Family

Iran Wrestling Federation has invited Jordan Burroughs, the well-known American wrestler, to visit Iran alongside his family.

Trump Will Change His Mind If He Visits Iran: US Wrestler

Jordan Burroughs, the well-known American freestyle wrestler, says he is “confident that if Trump ever visited Iran, he’d learn a lot about the people and come back to the US with a newfound appreciation for the Persians.”

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