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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.

Iran minister: Football fans in Mashhad wanted to enter stadium without tickets

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said an inquiry shows that the events outside Mashhad’s Imam Reza Stadium happened because a number of football fans wanted to enter the stadium without tickets.

Iranian Judo champion passes away due to electrocution

Iranian national Judo champion Arash Aghaei has passed away at the age of 30 after an electrocution incident at the bodybuilding club, where he exercised.

Raisi: Iran ready to help Qatar hold more glorious FIFA World Cup

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a phone conversation with the Qatari Emir, says Tehran is ready to help Doha hold a “better and more glorious” 2022 FIFA World Cup.

President Raisi calls for dealing with those behind iran football violence

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has ordered authorities to seriously deal with those responsible for mistreatment of female fans of football in the city of Mashhad.

Iran manager warns England ahead of World Cup opener

Iran boss Dragan Skocic has warned Gareth Southgate, English Football Manager: “I know we can beat you.”

Traditional wrestling competitions held in northeastern Iran

The national Ba Chukhe – cuxe – wrestling, held annually in the northeastern Iranian city of Esfarayen, has been held again after a two-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Symbolic polo game played in Isfahan’s iconic field

Symbolic polo competitions have been held at Naqshe-Jahan, a major square in the central Iranian city of Isfahan to commemorate Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the Persian New Year.

FIFA rejects rumors of banning Iran from 2020 World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has dismissed rumors on social media that the Iranian soccer team may be banned from the upcoming 2020 World Cup in Qatar.

Iran’s Ali Daei among football legends leading group draw for FIFA World Cup

The final draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is to take place on Friday.

Raisi instructs interior minister to probe Mashhad football events

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has instructed Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi to investigate Tuesday’s incidents outside the city of Mashhad’s Imam Reza Stadium that hosted the FIFA World Cup qualifier match between Iran and Lebanon.

Iran defeat Lebanon 2-0 in World Cup qualifiers

Iran defeat Lebanon in the final match of their group in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the northwestern Iranian city of Mashhad with goals from Sardar Azmoun and Alireza Jahanbakhsh .

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