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

Iranian Female Referee to Appear in Men’s Futsal World Cup

An Iranian woman will be the first female referee of the country to appear in the FIFA world cup.

Croatian FM Congratulates Iran’s Team Melli on Recent Wins

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlić-Radman in the Turkish city of Antalya.
Iran Trounces Bahrain 3-0 in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Iran Trounces Bahrain 3-0 in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Iran’s national football team have thrashed Bahrain 3-0 in the return match of the qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup scheduled to be held in China.
Yekta Jamali Becomes First Iranian Woman to Win World Weightlifting Medal

Yekta Jamali Becomes First Iranian Woman to Win World Weightlifting Medal

Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran's first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.

US Basketball Player’s Buzzer Beater Saves His Iranian Side

An American basketball player’s stunning buzzer beater saved his Iranian side in the final moment of the final match, and helped the team win Iran's Super League title for the first time ever.

Iran Says Riyadh Not Safe Enough to Host ACL Play-off Match

Iran's Football Federation has told the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) that the Saudi capital of Riyadh is not safe enough to host an upcoming AFC Champions League play-off match between the Iranian club Foolad Khouzestan and Al-Ain of the UAE.

Ancient Cup Inspires Logo of Iran’s Team at Tokyo Olympic Games

The “Arjan” cup with a history going back thousands of years has been designed and unveiled as the official symbol of the Iranian team at the 2020 Summer Olympics scheduled to be held in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

Iran, Spain Stress Closer Sports Cooperation

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar has met with Spanish Ambassador to Iran Luis Felipe Fernández de la Peña.

Kish Island Hosts Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament

Kish Island, a Persian Gulf resort in southern Iran, hosted a water ski and wakeboard tournament on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

Another Popular Footballer Dies of COVID-19 in Iran

Ali Ansarian, a former defender playing for the Iranian national team and Persepolis and a popular public figure, has died of COVID-19 at the age of 43.