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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 Wunderkind Arat Hosseini Impresses Lionel Messi

Iranian Wunderkind Arat Hosseini Impresses Lionel Messi

Arat Hosseini, an Iranian boy with an inborn football talent developed with the help of his father, has turned into a famous figure admired by many people around the world.
Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iranian footballer Alireza Beiranvand has been chosen as Asia’s best player in the World Cup history.
Iranian Woman Weightlifter-cum-Nurse Helping COVID-19 Patients

Iranian Woman Weightlifter-cum-Nurse Helping COVID-19 Patients

An Iranian woman weightlifter, who has attended international contests for the first time, has now rolled up her sleeves to help fight the coronavirus.
Iran Develops Homegrown Lifesaving Wrist Strap

Iran Develops Homegrown Lifesaving Wrist Strap

Iranian researchers at a science and technology park in the southern city of Kerman have manufactured a wearable wristband that saves the life of swimmers in the absence of a lifeguard.

World’s Strongest Paralympian Siamand Rahman Dies at 31

Iranian-Kurdish Paralympic powerlifter Siamand Rahman, a two-times Paralympic gold medallist, has passed away at the age of 31 after a heart attack.
Iran’s Sabre Fencing Team Qualify for 2020 Olympics

Iran’s Sabre Fencing Team Qualify for 2020 Olympics

Iran men’s fencing team have booked a place at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Iranian Female Sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi Sets New Record in Istanbul

Iranian Female Sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi Sets New Record in Istanbul

Iranian fastest female runner Farzaneh Fasihi has ranked first in 60-metre indoor competitions in Istanbul Cup improving her own previous record.
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.