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Iran Mourns Deaths of 9 Hikers Killed in Avalanche

An avalanche in western Iran has fatally buried nine professional mountain climbers who were returning from a peak they had conquered.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts Stair Climbing Competition

The second international stair climbing competition (Tower running) was held at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on December 6, 2017.

UNESCO Accepts Polo as Iranian Game

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted Chogan as an Iranian horse-riding game on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Iran Wins Two More Golds at Weightlifting World Championships

Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

Iranian Weightlifter Breaks World Record, Bags Three Gold Medals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s 94kg of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday.
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Iran State Broadcaster Uses Female Commentator for First Time

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).
Persepolis Beats Arch-Rival Esteghlal in Tehran Derby

Persepolis Beats Arch-Rival Esteghlal in Tehran Derby

Persepolis defeated its arch-rival Esteghlal football team thanks to a goal from Ali Alipour on Thursday.
Iranian Cleric Turns Out to Be Lionel Messi’s Second Lookalike

Iranian Cleric Turns Out to Be Lionel Messi’s Second Lookalike

A photo of an Iranian cleric who seems to be another double of famous footballer Lionel Messi has gone viral in Iran.

Two Sisters Playing Key Role in Promoting Rugby in Iran

Two Iranian sisters, who are also caring mothers for their children, have contributed heavily to the promotion of rugby in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Tehran Hosts Sports Festival for Mentally Ill Patients

The seventh festival of sports competitions for mental health treatment and rehabilitation centres was recently held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

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