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


World Archery Championships: Iran compound team wins title

The World Archery Championships 2015 was the biggest championship in history. More than 600 archers from 96 nations were competing for glory in Copenhagen.

Iranian volleyball team defeats Russia

The Iranian volleyball team beat Russia in three consecutive sets, remaining in the third rank of its group.

Poland volleyball team defeats Iran 3-1 in FIVB match

Iran took the first set 25-23 but lost the three next sets 20-25, 20-25, and 19-25.
Iran Volleyball

2015 FIVB Volleyball World League: Iran’s valuable win over Poland

After this match, the US stood atop of Pool B followed by Poland, Iran and Russia.

Iranians celebrate victory of volleyball team against US

Iranians fill the streets to celebrate the victory of the national volleyball team against the US.
US Volleyball Team

A bird’s eye view of Tehran: US volleyball team visits Milad Tower

Team USA has had a bird’s eye view of Tehran atop the capital’s Milad Tower, describing Tehran as attractive for foreign visitors.

Iran’s disappointing start in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification

Iran’s national football team has been held to a 1-all draw against Turkmenistan during its first 2018 World Cup qualification match.

Iran sinks Russia on home soil in FIVB World League

Iran defeated Olympic champion Russia 3-1 in the FIVB World League, increasing its tally of points to four in the fifth week of the major games.

By hosting World Cup, Qatar aims to promote the fake Arabian Gulf: Political expert

Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.

Will women be allowed to attend major sporting events?

Iran’s vice-president for women affairs has talked in an interview about what government has done for women when it comes to presence in sporting arenas, broader representation in parliament and domestic violence.

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