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News and reports from international and domestic athletic competitions across the range of sports, from local stories to tournaments on the world stage.

Iranian Clubs Learn Rivals in 2019 AFC Champions League

Iranian football teams Esteghlal and Persepolis learned their opponents at the group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League (ACL) on Thursday.

Local Games Festival Held in Iran’s North Khorasan Province

A festival of local games was recently held in Bojnord, the capital of Iran’s North Khorasan province.

Iranian Women Gymnasts to Attend Int’l Contests after 15 Years

Iranian women gymnasts are to make history by attending international contests once again after 15 years of hiatus.

Iran Leader Praises Paralympic Athletes as Sources of Morale

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has paid tribute to Iran’s Paralympic athletes, who set the country a new record with their performance in this year’s Asian Para Games.

Iran’s Most Advanced Football Stadium Opens in Ahvaz

Foolad Arena, the most technologically advanced stadium of Iran, was officially opened in the south-western city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province on Tuesday.

Iran to Host Some 2022 World Cup Teams If FIFA Agrees: Qatar

A Qatari official says some of the teams participating in the FIFA World Cup 2022 may be accommodated in Iran’s Kish Island as the Arab country lacks enough accommodation facilities to host all the guests.

FIFA Hails Presence of Iranian Women Fans at Football Match

The president of the world football body has thanked the Iranian president for allowing Iranian women to go to the stadium to watch a football match.

Iran Urges FIFA to Keep Politics Out of Sports 

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to separate political issues from football.

Persepolis vs Kashima Antlers Match Breaks ACL Final’s Attendance Record

A new attendance record is going to be set as Iran’s Persepolis take on Japan’s Kashima Antlers in the second leg of the AFC Champions League Final 2018 at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on November 10.
Ticket Sale Website Down after 1.5m Rush to Book Place at ACL Final

Ticket Sale Website Down after 1.5m Rush to Book Place at ACL Final

Over 1.5 million people have rushed to book their tickets for the second leg of the AFC Champions League final match between Persepolis of Iran and Kashima Antlers of Japan, to be held this weekend in Tehran.

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