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Iran’s Leader Thanks Wrestling Team for Efforts Leading to World Title

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message appreciated the efforts made by the managers, coaches, and athletes of Iran’s wrestling team, which managed to win the top position in the recent Freestyle World Cup in Kermanshah, western Iran.
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Amid Iran-US Tensions, Wrestlers Emerge as Sports Diplomats

Unlike in politics, where Iranian and US administrations have major problems with each other, in wrestling there is a great deal of awe and respect between the US and Iran.

Iran’s President Congratulates Wrestling Team on World Title

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s wrestlers for their championship at the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah.

Iran Defeats US to Win 2017 Freestyle World Cup

The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has claimed the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, after trouncing the American side in the title challenge.

Iran Earns Second Victory in Persian Beach Soccer Cup

Iran earned its second victory at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday.

Americans First to Arrive in Iran’s Kermanshah for Wrestling World Cup

The US wrestling team arrived in Western Iranian city of Kermanshah to attend the upcoming World Cup due to begin on February 16.

Blues Punish Complacent Reds

The Iran Pro League table-topper Persepolis should have stopped living in the past in Sunday’s eagerly-awaited derby against traditional archrival Esteghlal in Azadi Stadium, west of Tehran.

President Rouhani Praises Iranian Archers’ Success in Las Vegas World Cup

President Hassan Rouhani has praised Iranian male and female athletes for their outstanding performance during the Las Vegas 2017 Indoor Archery World Cup Stage 4 in the United States.

Esteghlal Wins 84th Tehran Derby by Sinking Perspolis

Iran’s professional football club Esteghlal has managed to notch up a well-earned victory over arch-rival Persepolis at the end of their 84th face-off in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.

Esteghlal vs Perspolis in One of Asia’s Biggest Football Fixtures

Popular football giants of Tehran Esteghlal FC and Perspolis FC have taken thousands of fans to Azadi Stadium in Tehran for “one of Asia’s biggest fixtures”, also known as Tehran Derby.

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