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.
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.
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 Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.
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’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 collected 11 eleven gold medals and three silvers to claim the top spot at the 2019 World Bodybuilding Championship in Fujairah, the UAE.
Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.
Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf will travel to Iran for pleasure.
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.