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The former director of the national volleyball and wrestling federations of Iran, Mohammad Reza Yazdani Khorram, has passed away at the age of 75, after a period of a vascular disease.
Soccer fans in Iran can now go to stadiums to watch World Cup qualifiers played by Iran’s National Team.
Top Iranian clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal have been officially kicked out of the Asian Champions League, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Friday.
Reza Darvish has been picked as the new managing director of the Iranian capital’s football powerhouse Persepolis.
Iranian men's National Futsal Team, its coach and several male and female players were selected among global top 10 list by Futsalplanet.com.
The Chinese ambassador to Tehran has thanked Iran for firmly standing by his country in the face of a decision by the US to announce a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. In a twitter post on Sunday, Chang Hua shared a letter sent by President of Iran’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) Reza Salehi-Amiri to his Chinese counterpart in condemnation of the diplomatic boycott.
Iran futsal goalkeeper Farzaneh Tavasoli has been shortlisted for the best women goalkeeper of the world in 2021.
The Asian Football Federation’s independent Entry Control Body has decided to revoke the licences of Persepolis FC, Esteghlal FC and Gol Gohar Sirjan FC, which are all soccer clubs from the Islamic Republic of Iran, to participate in the AFC Champions League 2022.
The long hair of a former soccer player with Iranian Football Club Perspolis has caused trouble for him. Shpejtim Arifi has received an SMS from the Iranian police, warning him to observe Islamic hijab.
Iranian star Allahyar Sayyadmanesh was chosen in the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) Men’s Youth (U-20) AFC Team of the Year.
Three soccer players from two Iranian football clubs, Persepolis and Tractor, were selected among the Best AFC Champions League players in 2021.
A mass public walk has been organized in Tehran to commemorate the second anniversary of the assassination of top Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, by the US in Iraq.
Iran's Football Federation has expressed support for former Team Melli captain Mehdi Mahdavikia who has been at the center of a controversy after he recently played in a friendly match wearing a shirt with small flags of all FIFA members, including Israel.
Iranian soccer player Mehdi Taremi became the best legionnaire of Asia in 2021, according to Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
The ownership of two most popular football clubs of Iran, namely Esteghlal FC and Perspolis FC, has been transferred to two ministries following a decision by the country’s Ministry of Sports and Youths.
Iran’s Giti Mousavi, popularly known as the world’s most powerful woman, has beaten the record earlier set by herself in truck-pulling in the country’s northwestern city of Tabriz.
Iranian footballer Sardar Azmoun, who plays for the Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg, has been voted as the best player of 2021 in Russia.
Iran's Red Crescent rescuers have found the body of a mountain climber who was among ten people who had gone missing in an area close to Dizin Ski Resort north of Tehran.
Iran’s goalkeeper Fatemeh Khalili has once more won the the title of the best player of the match in the President’s Cup of the IHF women world championships underway in Spain.
Iran’s representative has claimed the title in the women’s minus 57 kilogram category of the 2021 Para Taekwondo World Championship.
Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.
Iranian footballer Sardar Azmoun has scored a key goal for his team Zenit St. Petersburg in a UEFA Champions League match against Chelsea.
The goalkeeper of the Iranian side in the women’s handball face-off with Norway has scored a feat, winning the player of the match.