Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

Iran Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar says the Asian Football Confederation’s decision to ban Iran from hosting football matches has been made under the influence of anti-Iran media, and that the Iranian government guarantees the security of football teams visiting Iran.
Iranian Football Clubs Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Iranian Football Clubs to Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Four Iranian football clubs have vowed to withdraw from the AFC Champions League if the AFC does not take back its "politically-motivated" decision to ban them from hosting their rivals in Iran.

20-Year-Old Girl Breaks Iran Clean Sheet Record

Zahra Khajavi, a goalkeeper playing for a women’s football club in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has broken the country’s clean sheet record after not conceding a goal for 950 minutes.
Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.
Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

The Italian head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Tehran Football Club, Andrea Stramaccioni, has finally received part of his overdue salary payments after the representative of an Iranian bank gave him a check at Iran’s Embassy in Rome.
Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth says the World Wrestling Championships will be definitely held in Tehran this year despite an earlier decision by the United World Wrestling (UWW) to strip Iran of the right to host the competition over the recent unrest.
Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran collected 11 eleven gold medals and three silvers to claim the top spot at the 2019 World Bodybuilding Championship in Fujairah, the UAE.
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Dutch Football Legend Seedorf Enjoys Warm Reception in Iran

Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.

Former Star of Netherlands, Ajax, Real Madrid, Milan Due in Iran

Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf will travel to Iran for pleasure.
Sanctions Force Iranian MMA Fighter to Quit UFC

Sanctions Force Iranian MMA Fighter to Quit UFC

Iranian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Amir Aliakbari has had to bow out of the UFC –an American MMA promotion company- after the US sanctions against Iran prevented him from transferring his earnings.