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

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National Paralympic Day in Iran (PHOTOS)

The ceremony was attended by politicians, sports officials and a number of physically challenged athletes from Tehran and Alborz provinces.

Iran’s Ehsan Hajsafi joins FSV Frankfurt

Hajsafi has played 71 times for the Iranian national football team and scored four goals.
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World Stars defeats Iran’s All-Star in charity match

The charity match in Tehran was to raise money for MS patients.
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Women braver than men in bungee jumping

Unlike many men who go back on their decision to bungee jump, I have never seen a woman on a bungee-jumping platform back off, said a trainer in Tehran.
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Iranian female athletes crowned in world cadet taekwondo event

Young Iranian female taekwondo artists have finished first at the second edition of the WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.
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An all-star match; Azadi Stadium to go orange on Friday

The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.

10-year-old Iranian girl sets Asian swimming record in Caspian Sea (PHOTOS)

An Iranian girl in Gilan Province swam over 10 km in seven hours at the Caspian Sea on August 16.

Iran loses to Japan in Asian Volleyball Championship final

Iran finished second in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship after it lost the final match to Japan. China ranked third after defeating Qatar.

Iran’s Tasisat Daryaei wins AFC Futsal Club Championship

Tasisat defeated Kuwaiti Qadsia 5-4 at the Nagshe Jahan Stadium in Isfahan to become the first Iranian club since 2012 to win the AFC Futsal Club Championship.

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.

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