Saturday, July 2, 2022


Iran’s Taremi among 100 best soccer players in Europe

The Portuguese Primeira Liga club Porto’s Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has turned heads again for shining on the field.

First female Iranian FIFA physician to take part in Qatar World Cup

Dr. Zohreh Haratian has been picked as the coordinator for medical affairs for the 2022 Qatar World Cup as the first Iranian physician to take part in the international tournament.

Iran parliament seeking to replace manager of natl. soccer team

The Iranian Parliament is considering replacing the manager of the country’s National Soccer Team, Dragan Skočić.

Portugal’s Ricardo Sa Pinto becomes Iran’s Esteghlal FC manager

Portuguese soccer coach Ricardo Sa Pinto has been appointed as new manager of Iranian soccer club Esteghlal.

How two Iranian women reached the peak of Mount Everest

Last month, two Iranian women managed to reach the top of Mount Everest. Afsaneh Hesamifard and Elham Ramezani arrived at the peak on May 14 and 15, respectively, within a 30-day period.

Iranian freestyle wrestlers grab 4 medals at Kazakhstan tournament

Iranian four-member freestyle wrestling team won three gold and one silver medals at the International Wrestling Championships of the Turlykhanov Cup in Kazakhstan.

Esteghlal FC’s manager Farhad Majidi joins UAE’s Ittihad Kalba

Iran’s Esteghlal FC’s manager Farhad Majidi has signed a contract with Emirati football club Ittihad Kalba to lead the team in the Persian Gulf country’s soccer league.

An Italian volleyball manager praises Iran after visit

Alessandra Campdeli, the Italian manager of the Iranian women's national volleyball team has praised Iran as a “magnificent land” after touring the country.

Iranian national football team to hold friendly match against Uruguay

The secretary general of the Iranian football federation has announced a friendly match between Iran’s national football team (Team Melli) and Uruguay’s national team.

Iranian Team Melli’s manager angry at “lack of planning”

Dragan Skočić, manager of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli) is reportedly angry at Iran’s football federation over what he called lack of planning for a preparatory camp and friendly matches several months ahead of The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Canada admits canceled football match against Iran for political reasons

Canada has acknowledged that it cancelled a friendly football match against Iran for political reasons, saying the match had become “divisive”.

Iranian female weightlifter disappears in Athens

Iranian female weightlifter Yekta Jamali has disappeared from a hotel in Athens where Iran’s national team stayed after she snatched a silver medal in the 2022 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships.

Iran’s Karate team ends runner-up in 2021 Deaflympics in Brazil

Iranian karatekas, including men and women, have become runners-up in the 2021 Deaflympics games in Caxias du Sol, Brazil.

Croatian coach of Iran soccer team hails Iranians for ‘unique hospitality’

The Croatian head coach of Iran’s national soccer team, Dragan Skočić, has praised the Iranian people for “unique hospitality,” saying he has found Iran to be different from political misportrayals of the country.

Iran’s karateka Milad Sadeqzadeh wins gold in 24th Summer Deaflympics

Iran’s karateka Milad Sadeqzadeh has won the gold medal in the minus 60 kilogram category in the 24th Summer Deaflympics in Brazil.

President Raisi congrats Iranian wrestlers on crowning in 2022 Asian championship

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated the championship of Iran's national freestyle wrestling team in the Asian Wrestling Championships in Mongolia.

Iran becomes Asia’s freestyle wrestling champion with 6 golds

Iran’s freestyle wrestlers have won the Asian championship in Mongolia with six gold medals.

Iran comes second in Asian Greco-Roman wrestling competitions

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestling team finishes in second place in the 2022 Asian Wrestling Championships.

Top Iranian sports club inaugurated in presence of Germany’s football legends

Two football legends of Germany and two famous football referees have attended the inauguration ceremony of a prestigious Iranian sports center, the Meta Fitness Club.

‘Vice-president of Iran’s Football Federation arrested’

The vice-president of the Iranian Football Federation has been reportedly arrested by Iranian Intelligence Ministry agents in connection with a cryptocurrency scam.

Iranian women win gold in Brazil Shooting World Cup

Iranian women have beaten Thailand 16-12 to win the title in the team section of the International Shooting Sport Federation’s 2022 World Cup.

Iran announces free visas for visitors during FIFA World Cup 2022

Iran’s government spokesman says the cabinet has approved free visas for visitors during the FIFA World Cup 2022, which will be held in Qatar.

Iran, Qatar sign three aviation cooperation agreements

Iran and Qatar have signed three cooperation agreements on aerial transportation during the the FIFA World Cup 2022 finals.

Qatari minister of roads due in Iran Sunday

Qatar’s Minister of Roads Jassim bin Saif al-Saliti is going to visit Iran’s Kish Island to examine infrastructure there as an auxiliary location to assist the Persian Gulf sheikhdom in hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Iran ambassador denies quarrelling with Ali Daei in FIFA World Cup ceremony

Iran’s Ambassador to Qatar has rejected claims that he had a verbal clash with Iranian international footballer Ali Daei during the recent FIFA World Cup group draw ceremony in Doha.

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