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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.

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.
Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.
Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

The Italian head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Tehran Football Club, Andrea Stramaccioni, has finally received part of his overdue salary payments after the representative of an Iranian bank gave him a check at Iran’s Embassy in Rome.
Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth says the World Wrestling Championships will be definitely held in Tehran this year despite an earlier decision by the United World Wrestling (UWW) to strip Iran of the right to host the competition over the recent unrest.
Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran collected 11 eleven gold medals and three silvers to claim the top spot at the 2019 World Bodybuilding Championship in Fujairah, the UAE.