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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.

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.

Former Iranian Footballer Mehrdad Minavand Dies of COVID-19 at 45

Former Iranian football player Mehrdad Minavand passed away because of COVID-19 on Wednesday night at the age of 45.

Iran, Japan Sign MoU to Expand Sports Cooperation

Iranian Sport Minister Masoud Soltanifar has signed a memorandum of understanding with his Japanese counterpart on expansion of future sports cooperation between the two countries.

Iran, Qatar Call for Enhancement of Sports Ties

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar has met with Qatari Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim Al Ali.
Iran's Persepolis to Host Asian, World Powerlifting Championships

Iran’s Persepolis to Host Asian, World Powerlifting Championships

The World Power Sport Federation (WPSF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on holding Asian world powerlifting championships at Persepolis, a world-famous historical site in southern Iran
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Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Win

Iranian football fans defied COVID-19 restrictions and poured into the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate Persepolis football club’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team in the AFC Champions League semi-final match.
Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranian football fans have been shocked and outraged by the Asian Football Confederation’s Saturday decision to ban Persepolis top goal scorer Isa Alkasir for six months over his goal celebration in a recent AFC Champions League match.
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Iranian Girl Who Went Viral for 4-Metre Jump Eyes Olympic Games

A new Iranian female track and field star has drawn the attention of everyone by overcoming a 4-metre-high bar in the pole vault event.
Galimzhan Yessenov; A Millionaire Who Heads Kazakhstan Chess Federation

Galimzhan Yessenov; A Millionaire Who Heads Kazakhstan Chess Federation

Galimzhan Yessenov (born March 10, 1982) is the chairman of ATF Bank, one of the largest credit organizations in the Kazakhstan Republic. He also owns a fertilizer company, Kazphosphate, and he is a co-owner of Asadel Partners PEF&, a Singapore-based private fund.
400 Sports, Tourism Projects Enter Service across Iran

400 Sports, Tourism Projects Enter Service across Iran

Hundreds of national projects in the domains of sports and youth as well as tourism have been inaugurated across Iran.