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Qatar evicts thousands of Doha–based workers ahead of World Cup
Qatar has emptied apartment blocks housing thousands of foreign workers in the same areas in downtown the capital Doha where visiting soccer fans will stay during the World Cup, workers who were evicted from their homes told Reuters.
Iran soccer head coach: We want to convey message of peace to world
The Portuguese head coach of Iran’s national soccer team says Team Melli wants to get across the message of peace to the world during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and make Iranians feel proud of their culture and history.
Head of Iran’s Taekwondo Federation slams UK for denying visas for Iranian athletes
The head of Iran's Taekwondo Federation has criticized Britain for refusing to issue visas for seven members of the Iranian national Taekwondo team in the World Taekwondo Grand Prairie competitions in Manchester.
Repier: Iranian TV presenter removed over comments on the recent riots
The IRIB’s sports channel has resumed broadcasting its “Football 1” sports show, which is focused on the Iranian premier league’s matches, after a two-week pause, but with a new presenter.
Ansarifard first Iranian to score against Man U
Although former player of Iran’s Persepolis Ali Parvin scored a goal against English giants Manchester United in a friendly in 1975, Omonia Nikosia's striker Karim Ansarifard shocked the Red Devils in an official Europa League match on Thursday night as the first Iranian to smash the ball into the net.
2022 world championship: Iran freestyle wrestling team finishes runners-up
Iran's national freestyle wrestling team won 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals and 150 team points, standing as the runner-up of the 2022 World Championships in Serbia.
Queiroz back in Iran as head coach of natl. football team ahead of World Cup
Former Real Madrid coach Carlos Queiroz returns to Iran days after he was re-appointed as head coach of the country’s national football squad (Team Melli) ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Carlos Queiroz appointed as head coach of Iran national football team
Former Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz was officially appointed as the new head coach of Iran’s national football team (Team Melli) to lead it for 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Sources: Queiroz’s return to Iran before World Cup highly likely
Iran’s national football team’s former head coach Carlos Queiroz is very likely to take the helm of Team Melli to prepare the squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to sources.
Shahriari becomes 1st female Iranian football manager to join FIFA
Paria Shahriari, who headed the Beach Soccer Committee at the Iran Football Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to join the International Federation of Association Football, FIFA.
Iranian actress Negar Javaherian climbs to summit of Mount Damavand
Iranian Actress Negar Javaherian has climbed to the summit of the world’s fifth highest mountain, Mount Damavand.
France denies Iran national golf team visas
France had refused to grant visas to the players of Iran national golf team for the 2022 international competitions.
Mehdi Taj becomes head of Iran’s Football Federation
Mehdi Taj has been elected as head of the Football Federation of Iran for a four-year term.
Iran’s young Taekwondo girls, boys crowned champions at Asian competition
Iran’s young Taekwondo boys and girls have been crowned champions at the 4th Asian Cadet Taekwondo Championships in the city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Women attend football match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium
Women in Iran for the first time bought tickets to watch a national football match between two soccer clubs at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
Iranian footballer Mehdi Tarmei on UEFA list of best goal scorers
UEFA Champions League has, in a tweet, announced eight football players who scored more goals than others for their clubs and countries in 2022, including Iran’s Team Melli (national football team) striker Mehdi Taremi.
Iran U18 Volleyball team stands second in Asia
Japan won the title of the Asian Men’s U18 Volleyball Championship after winning Iran 3-0 in the final match in Tehran.
Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers win title in world championships
The U20 Greco-Roman World Championship ended on Sunday in Bulgaria with the Iranian team winning the first place.
Iranian Muay Thai fighters grab 17 medals in 2022 competitions
Iranian Muay Thai fighters snatched 17 different medals in 2022 IFMA Youth World Championships in Malaysia.
Iranian interior minister denies female spectators banned from entering stadiums
Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi denies claims that women are not allowed to enter football stadiums in the Islamic Republic.
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.