Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says he is personally happy to be drawn with Spain and Portugal.
Saudi and Emirati officials say their football teams in the AFC Champions League will neither play in Iran, nor in Qatar.
For the first time, an Iranian woman gave a full commentary of a match in real time for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).
Iran’s national football team has been drawn with football powerhouses of Europe, Portugal and Spain, as well as Morocco in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Michel Salgado, the former captain of Real Madrid football team, has donated one of his signed shirts to raise funds for the quake-hit Iranians in the western province of Kermanshah.
Iran’s Football Federation and Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh have received top awards at the Asian Football Confederation’s annual awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.
Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh will be named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year for a third time following his brilliant performance at this year’s Asian competitions.
A top Iranian football referee, who is also an orthopedic surgeon, has missed a match he was supposed to judge to help victims of the recent earthquake.
A Russian journalist picked to host the ceremony for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup says she is very excited.
American world and Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling Jordan Burroughs has extended condolences to the families of the victims of the recent deadly earthquake in Iran.