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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.
Ernesto Valverde

FC Barcelona’s Head Coach Amazingly Resembles Iranian Singer

The close resemblance of Barcelona's head coach to a famous Iranian pop singer has went viral in Iran.
Fatemeh Eftekhari

‘Queen of Iran’s Skies’ Tells Story of Her Paragliding Career

Fatemeh Eftekhari, who has become known as the “Queen of Iran’s Skies”, is the first Iranian female pilot taking part in international competitions. She has great stories to tell about her success.
49th Armenian Olympics Kicks Off in Tehran5

49th Armenian Olympics Kicks Off in Tehran

The 49th edition of the Armenian Olympics was inaugurated in Tehran on Tuesday night.
Iran's Persepolis Advances to Semi-Finals of AFC Champions League

Iran’s Persepolis Advances to Semi-Finals of AFC Champions League

Persepolis football team of Iran made history in the AFC Champions League after defeating Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia 3-1 at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on Tuesday.
Iranian Coach of Myanmar Futsal Teams Resigns to Protest Rohingya Genocide

Iranian Coach of Myanmar Futsal Teams Resigns to Protest Rohingya Genocide

Reza Kordi, the Iranian head coach of Myanmar national futsal teams, has resigned in protest against the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the East Asian country.
Siamand Rahman

Iranian Powerlifter Awarded Best Male Paralympian of Year

Iran’s heavyweight powerlifting champion Siamand Rahman has been awarded with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Year.
Saudis Outraged by Syrian Dissident Players’ Praise for Assad

Saudis Outraged by Syrian Dissident Players’ Praise for Assad

Saudi social media users have been outraged by two dissident Syrian national football players who praised their President, Bashar al-Assad, after advancing to the next round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifications.
Int’l Sporting Goods Exhibition Underway in Iran

Int’l Sporting Goods Exhibition Underway in Iran

The 16th International Exhibition of Sports, Sporting Goods and Equipment (SPORTEX 2017) is being held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

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