Saturday, April 20, 2024


Tehran hosts urban marathon

A sports event dubbed ‘Tehran City Marathon’ was held at the Azadi Sports Complex in the Iranian capital on Thursday.

2024 Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran beat UAE, set to play Brazil in semi-final

In a dazzling display of skill and determination, Iran's national beach soccer team secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2024 Beach Soccer World Cup.

Iran’s beach soccer team beat Tahiti at FIFA world cup, move to quarterfinal

Iran’s national beach soccer team made a thrilling comeback and defeated Tahiti on Monday to stand atop Group B of the 2024 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Iranian athletes clinch gold, silver medals in Ice Climbing World Champion

Iranian ice climber Mohammad Reza Safdarian won the gold medal in 2024 Ice Climbing World Championship in Edmonton, Canada on Saturday.

Iran beach soccer team defeat Argentina, move up to knockout stage

Iran secured their second win in their second match in Group B of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - UAE 2024 against Argentina on Saturday which propelled them to the knockout phase.

16 Iranian athletes banned from sports activities in 2023 due to doping offences

Sixteen Iranian sportspeople have been deprived of all sports activities since the beginning of 2023 due to doping offences.

Iran beach soccer team stun European champions Spain

Fired-up Iran came from behind and defeated Europe’s beach soccer champions Spain after a 5-2 loss on penalty shootout at 2024 Beach Soccer World Cup on Thursday in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Iran beach footballer scores impressive kick goal against Spain

The Iranian beach soccer team’s Reza Amiri celebrates after he scored a stunning bicycle kick goal against the European champions Spain at the 2024 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Iranian referee, Alireza Faghani, on initial list for FIFA World Cup 2026

Iranian football referee Alireza Faghani is among 16 Asian refereeing candidates chosen to for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Iran team wins 2024 CAFA women’s futsal championship

The Iranian women’s team was crowned at the 2024 CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship for a third consecutive time at the international sports tournament.

99-year-old Iranian diver crowned at World Aquatics games

Taghi Asgari, an Iranian professional diver of the 1950s and 60s, has made headlines after returning to the world games for a ceremonial dive, and was crowned a special ambassador of the global swimming body World Aquatics after he performed a 1-meter dive in Qatar's Doha on Saturday.

Qatar defeats Iran to reach Asian Cup final

Hosts and defending champions Qatar edged Iran 3-2 in a thrilling Asian Cup semi-final on Wednesday at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, setting up a title clash with Jordan.

Iran natl. football team’s gaffer raps AFC decisions ahead of Asia semi-finals

Iran's national football team head coach, Amir Qalenoei expressed frustration over AFC decisions About the ongoing Qatar competitions, stating, "We suffered greatly from tournament scheduling, having less than 72 hours of rest before facing Japan."

Iran riled up over ‘small share’ of tickets at AFC semifinal with Qatar

Iran is angry with host Qatar over allocating a small number of the tickets for its fans for the Wednesday football match between the two sides in Doha within AFC Asian Cup semifinal competitions.

AFC Asian cup: Iran’s semi-finalist Team Melli training after defeating Japan

In the wake of their thrilling 2-1 victory over Japan, the Iranian national football team, known as Team Melli, found themselves on the brink of the Asian Cup semi-finals.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran eliminate Japan after late penalty by Jahanbakhsh

Iran knocked four-times champions Japan out of the 2023 Asian Cup with a 2-1 victory in their quarter-final clash after skipper Alireza Jahanbakhsh converted a penalty in stoppage time at Education City Stadium in Qatar on Saturday.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran survives Syria penalty drama to face Japan

Iran national football team will meet Japan at the Asian Cup quarter-finals after surviving extra time with 10 men before defeating Syria 5-3 on penalties on Wednesday. Iran are ranked 21 in the world by FIFA while Syria are 91.

Iraq Football Federation lodges complaint against Iranian referee in AFC Asian Cup 2023

The Iraqi Football Federation has lodged an official complaint with the Organizing Committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 against Iranian referee Alireza Faghani, who judged a game between Iraq and Jordan in the quarterfinals of the competitions.

Iranian mountaineer conquers Antarctica’s Mount Vinson

In a remarkable feat, Andrew Aziz, also known as Amin Aziznia, has etched his name in history as the first Iranian man to conquer the formidable Mount Vinson, Antarctica's highest peak standing at 4,892 meters.

Iran to face Syria at AFC Asian Cup knockout stage

The National Iranian football team has defeated the UAE 2-1 in Group C of the AFC Asian Cup and advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Iran has bagged all the possible nine points from its first three games and will play with Syria at the playoffs.

Iran 1 Hong Kong 0: Ghaedi books Iran’s Asian Cup knockouts spot

An unconvincing Iran toiled to a 1-0 win over Hong Kong at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on Friday to progress to the knockout rounds of the 2023 Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Iran seals a comfortable win against Palestine

Iran, the three-times champions, beat Palestine 4-1 in their Group C AFC Asian Cup 2023 opener at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan in Qatar's Doha on Sunday. A minute’s silence for the people affected by the war in the Gaza Strip was interspersed with chants of “free Palestine”.

Iranian football player Taremi AFC best goal scorer of 2023

The 31-year-old Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has become the best goal-scorer of 2023 among the players from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) states.

Iran’s Persepolis clinches 10 among Asian clubs in FIFA ranking

Persepolis Football Club, Iran's renowned powerhouse, secured a significant spot in the recent announcement by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) regarding the best club teams in Asia.

Body of female Iranian footballer at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium for tribute

The memorial ceremony for Melika Mohammadi, a famous Iranian football player whose life was cut short following a tragic car accident, was held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran this Sunday, in the presence of various football figures.

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