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Iran in third place of medals in Konya Islamic games

On the 8th day of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, Iran ranked third among competing countries in terms of medals won so far.

Morocco volleyball coach advises tourists to test Iranian cuisines

Morocco’s national volleyball team’s head coach, fresh from a trip to Iran, says Iranian hospitality and cuisines are exemplary among countries across the world.

Iran wins U20 World Championships in Bulgaria

Iran’s national youth freestyle wrestling team have won the U20 World Championships in Bulgaria.

Fencer grabs Iranian women’s 1st epee medal in history

A fencer won the first medal in the history of Iranian women's epee fencing in the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games 2021 in Turkey.

Iran’s women’s volleyball team takes silver at ISG 2021

Iran’s women’s volleyball team lost to Turkey 3-0 in the final match of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Monday night, securing a silver medal in the competitions.

Iran’s indoor hockey team comes second in Asia

Iranian men's hockey team has become runners-up in the Asian championships after suffering a defeat against Malaysia.

Iranian female weightlifter wins gold in Turkey, makes history

Elham Hosseini has gained the first gold medal in the history of Iranian women’s weightlifting after shining out in the 2021 Islamic Countries Solidarity Games in the Turkish city of Konya.

Iran’s soccer champions Esteghlal get off to rocky start in new season

Iran’s Professional League (IPL) kick started a new season this week with a bout that put an end to the invincibility of the blues from the capital Esteghlal for the entire previous season.

Islamic Solidarity Games: Iranian men, women stand 1st in table tennis

The Iranian women table tennis team beat Turkey in the final match of the 2021 Konya Islamic Countries Solidarity Games on Thursday evening. Defeating Saudi Arabia, Iran's Table Tennis Team of men also snatched their second gold medal and stood first at the competitions.

Iranian wrestlers win 5 gold medals at Islamic countries competitions

Iran's free style wrestlers have grabbed five gold medals at the Konya 2021 Islamic Countries Solidarity Games in Turkey.

Iranian female runner takes silver at Islamic Games

Iranian runner Farzaneh Fasihi gained the silver medal of The 5th Islamic Countries Solidarity Games field and track competitions in 100-meter running in the Turkish city of Konya.

Iran finish runners-up in world taekwondo junior championships

Iran’s male and female taekwondo teams finished second in the 2022 World Junior Championship in the Bulgarian capital Sofia after six days of competitions.

Iran’s Paridar awarded as best female chess coach in world

Iran’s national chess team’s head coach Shadi Paridar has been awarded by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) as the best female coach in 2022.

Iranian soccer star shines as Porto win Portuguese Super Cup

Iranian international striker Medhi Taremi scored twice in a soccer match for FC Porto, helping the team win the Portuguese Super Cup.

Raisi felicitates Iran’s U-17 Greco-Roman wrestling team on winning World C’ship

President Ebrahim Raisi has offered congratulations to Iran’s U-17 Greco-Roman wrestling team on winning the title of the 2022 World Cadets Wrestling Championships in Rome, Italy.

Iran wins Asian weightlifting vice-championship

Iran's junior weightlifting team has stood second in the 2022 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan.

Report: AC Milans wants Porto’s Iranian striker Taremi

Reports coming out of Europe say Italian soccer club AC Milan has initiated preliminary contacts to get Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi form Portugal’s Porto FC.

First Iranian female climber conquers K2 summit

Afsaneh Hesami Fard’s name went down in history as the first Iranian female climber who reached the 8611-meter K2 peak in the Karakoram Range on the China-Pakistan border on Friday.

Iran grabs seventh spot in Volleyball Nations League

The Iranian national team moved up to the seventh spot in the world ranking after the 2022 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) quarterfinals on Thursday.

Daily slams football ‘mafia’ after Skocic reinstated as Iran head coach

The Iranian daily Kayhan has laid into what it called ‘mafia groups’ in Iran’s football for bringing back Dragan Skocic on board as the head coach of Iran’s national football team (Team Melli) after he almost lost the post for his weak performance.

Iran’s national volleyball team gets tepid welcome in Bologna, Italy

Iran’s national volleyball players were received only by a translator after arrival at the airport in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday, according to reports.

Skočić retains post as manager of Iran national football team

Dragan Skočić has retained his post as the manager of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli).

Iranian Football federation confirms Dragan Skočić removed as national team manager

A spokesman for the Iranian Football Federation’s Technical Committee says Dragan Skočić, the current manager of the National Football Team (Team Melli) will be removed from his post.

IRNA: Iran national football team head coach Skocic sacked

Iranian national football team’s Croatian head coach Dragan Skocic has been sacked over his weak performance ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the officials are weighing the candidates to replace him, according to IRNA.

Source: Ali Daei turns down offer to coach Iran national football team

Former head coach of the Iranian national football team (Team Melli) Ali Daei has turned down an offer to take up the post for a new stint ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, according to an official with Iran’s football federation.

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