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Iran wrestling team win both freestyle, Greco-Roman Asian championships

The curtains closed on the 2024 Asian Wrestling Championships held in Kyrgyzstan, marking a resounding victory for Iran in both freestyle and Greco-Roman categories.

Iran beach volleyball team finish runners-up in Thailand Samila Open

The Iranian beach volleyball national team were given a drubbing on Tuesday in the men’s final match of the AVC Beach Tour 23rd Samila Open to stand second in the event.

Female jimmy jump reaches Iranian football club Esteghlal’s goalkeeper 

A female Iranian jimmy jump, apparently a fan of Esteghlal FC’s, on Friday jumped down the fence between the spectators and the pitch to meet goalie of the Blues Seyed Hossein Hosseini after the referee whistled the end of the match against Aluminum FC in the central city of Araak.

Wrestling: Iran wins 2024 Asian Championships

The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has won the title of the 2024 Asian Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Iranian women’s ice hockey team win Asian Cup

The Iranian Women’s Ice Hockey team have won the Asian Cup in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Iranian sprinter Tousi finishes runner-up in South Africa 

Iran’s sprint athlete Maryam Tousi has gained a silver medal in the women’s 200m at the 2024 Athletics South Africa (ASA) Grand Prix. 

Iran beat Turkmenistan 1-0, advancing to third round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Iran’s National Soccer Team have advanced to the third round of the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers and booked their place at the AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027 by defeating Turkmenistan 1-0 in an away match in Group E of the Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 on Tuesday.

Traditional wrestling contests held in Qom for Afghan expats in Iran

The central Iranian city of Qom has hosted traditional wrestling competitions for Afghan nationals residing in Iran.

World Cup Qualifiers: Iran dominates Turkmenistan 5-0

Iran’s national football team overwhelmed Turkmenistan with a commanding 5-0 victory at Tehran's Azadi Stadium, securing their second win in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.

Iranian snooker sensation: Vafai’s triumph over world no. 1 stuns audience

In a historic moment for Iranian sports, Hossein Vafai has etched his name in the annals of snooker history with an astonishing victory over "Rani O'Sullivan," the reigning world number one, in the 2024 World Open Snooker Tournament.

AFC releases poster to mark Iranian New Year, Nowruz

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has congratulated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, by releasing a poster of a few high-profile athletes of the country.

World-famous Iranian body builder Hadi Choopan receives hero’s welcome in hometown

Iconic Iranian body builder and one-time Mr. Olympia winner Hadi Choopan has arrived back in his hometown Shiraz in southern Iran to a warm welcome by family, friends and other fellow countrymen.

World-famous Iranian body builder Hadi Choopan wins another Arnold Classic title

Iconic Iranian body builder and one-time Mr. Olympia winner Hadi Choopan has won his second Arnold Classic title in as many weeks.

Former Iranian footballer Mehdi Mahdavikia in Hamburger SV Team of Century

Former Iranian National Football Team player Mehdi Mahdavikia is selected as the Hamburger SV Team of the Century again.

Iran’s Taekwondo athlete Nematzadeh books Olympics berth

Iran's Taekwondo star Mobina Nematzadeh secured a spot in 2024 Olympic Games on Friday after emerging victorious in a bout with her Japanese opponent at the Asian Qualification Tournament in China.

Iran’s natl deaf futsal triumph secures gold in 20th winter Olympics

In a thrilling showdown at the 20th Deaf Winter Olympics in Turkey, Iran's national deaf futsal team showcased their prowess by clinching the championship title against Japan with a 3-1 victory.

Iranian footballer launches initiative to help flood-hit people in Sistan and Baluchestan

Iranian National Football Team player Ramin Rezaeian has launched a tender to sell his shirt to help the flood-hit people of Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Revved rivalry: Drag derby sets stage for Tehran’s Persepolis vs. Esteghlal showdown

On the eve of the football derby between Tehran's old rivals Persepolis F.C. and Esteghlal F.C., fans of the blue and red teams held a derby car race in the Iranian capital.

Two women to referee Tehran’s 103rd Derby match from VAR room

The second female referee for the Wednesday football Derby of Tehran was picked by the Committee of the Referees of Iran.

Iranian female referee to judge men’s derby in Tehran

An Iranian female referee is to judge a derby in Tehran from the video assistant referee (VAR) room, an unprecedented development in the sports history of Iran where women are not normally allowed to judge men’s competitions.

Persian wolf crowned at 2024 Arnold Classic

Iranian bodybuilder Hadi Choopan has dethroned defending champion Samson Dauda, clinching the award in the Men’s Open at Arnold Classic 2024 that wrapped up on Saturday.

Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran 6-1 Belarus, comes third

Iran's national beach soccer team showcased their prowess in the UAE World Cup 2024 ranking match against Belarus, securing a decisive 6-1 victory, coming third in the world.

World Beach Soccer: Late Brendo goal sends Brazil to final

Brazil beat Iran 3-2 to reach the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final.

Iranian snooker player crowned champ in 2024 Asian competitions

An Iranian snooker player has won the 2024 Asian Snooker Championship title with a brilliant victory.

Iran’s Jahanbakhsh misses Feyenoord’s life-saving penalty shootout

Feyenoord once again failed to make it to the Europa League Round of 16 as its Iranian winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh missed a crucial penalty kick-out against AS Roma on Thursday.

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