Sunday, March 3, 2024


Iranian wrestler wins gold medal at 2023 World Championships, 2 athletes clinch silver

Iranian freestyle wrestler Amirhossein Zare grabbed the gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, triumphing over Geno Petriashvili from Georgia with a decisive score of 11-0.

Former official: 81 Iranian athletes sought refuge in other countries

Iran’s former Deputy Minister of Sports says that 81 Iranian athletes have sought refuge in other countries, with 24 of them being women.

Iranian footballer Taremi gifts shirt to Porto child fan holding “Salam Mehdi” poster, Iranian flag

Iranian football star Mehdi Taremi of FC Porto tossed his shirt as a gift to a child fan who was holding an Iranian flag emblazoned with “Salam Mehdi”, meaning “Hi, Mehdi” in Persian, after helping his team defeat rivals Estrela Amadora on Friday to perch on top of the Portuguese league.

Iranian wrestlers runner-up at world deaf championships

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers with hearing impairments have won eight medals at the 5th edition of World Deaf Cadet and Junior Greco-Roman & Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Kyrgyzstan, and finished as the overall vice champion of the competition.

Iranian basketball legend Hamed Haddadi retires from national team after two-decade career

Hamed Haddadi captain of Iran’s national basketball team announced his retirement shortly after Iran lost to also-ran Asian side Lebanon, 73-81, in Jakarta on Saturday.

Japan beats Iran to win 2023 Asian Volleyball Championship

Japan defeated Iran in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-18) on Saturday to grab the title of the 2023 Asian Volleyball Championship.

Former Iranian footballer in critical condition after being attacked by thieves

A former Iranian soccer player has been attacked by a group of thieves while driving on a main thoroughfare in the capital, Tehran.

Ayatollah Khamenei felicitates Iran wrestlers on world championship titles

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has extended a message of congratulation to Iran's U-20 and U-17 Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling teams for grabbing championship titles in the world competitions.

Iran Greco-Roman team becomes champion at U20 world wrestling competitions

The Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling team has been crowned the world's champion after bagging three gold medals, two silvers and one bronze at the U20 World Wrestling Championships in Jordan.

Maryam Talaee; the top motorcyclist of the Austrian Rally 2023

Maryam Talaee was introduced as the best motorcyclist of the 2023 Austrian Rally by the International Federative Association of Historic Automobile Clubs (FIVA).

Iran freestyle team crowned at World U-20 Wrestling Championships for 3rd consecutive time

Iran’s freestyle team won the title of the 2023 U-20 World Wrestling Championships for the third time in a row Wednesday in Jordan.

Daredevil dicing with death above tunnel in Tehran

Images have been caught on camera showing a daredevil doing daring stunts on top of a tunnel, Arash, in north of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran junior Volleyball team stands second in world

Iran volleyball team has ended its campaign at the 2023 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship in Argentina in second place after being defeated by France in the summit clash.

Female spectators now allowed to attend stadiums in Iran

Iranian female spectators can now cheer on their favorite team alongside male fans at stadiums.

Iran team crowned at 2023 World U17 Wrestling Championships

The Iranian teenage freestyle wrestling team won the title of 2023 World Cadet Wrestling Championships by winning 6 medals.

Iran’s junior wrestling team ranks first in world championships

Iran's junior Greco-Roman wrestling team was crowned at the Turkish World Championships after winning 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal and 2 bronze medals.

Iran’s Raisi accepts sports minister’s resignation

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Sports and Youths Affairs Hamid Sajjadi.

Iran U23 men’s team wins 2023 CAFA Futsal Cup

The Iran U23 men's futsal team grabbed the title of the 2023 CAFA Futsal Cup after beating Tajikistan and gaining 12 points.

Iran’s under-16 volleyball team crowned at 2023 Asian Championship

The Iranian men's national under-16 volleyball team has defeated the host nation to claim the top position at the conclusion of the inaugural edition of the Asian Men’s U16 Volleyball Championship in Uzbekistan.

Female Iranian Weightlifters preparing for high-profile contests

The camp of the Iranian Women's Weightlifting Team is underway in the capital Tehran.

UEFA congratulates Iranian professional footballer on his birthday

UEFA has congratulated Iranian international footballer Mehdi Taremi’s birthday, now a striker for Primeira Liga club Porto.

Ayatollah Khamenei congratulates Iran’s volleyball team’s championship

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has congratulated Iran’s under-21 men’s national volleyball team on their success to win the world championship title. Iran thrashed Italy in the finals of the competitions to lift the trophy.

Former star soccer player opens bookstore in upscale Tehran neighborhood

A former star soccer player with Iran’s Esteghlal FC, Mojtaba Jabbari, has opened a bookstore in an upscale neighborhood in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iranian girls’ basketball team vice-champion at U16 Asian championship

Iranian women's national under-16 basketball team became vice-champion of Asia for the first time in the history of its presence at Asian women's basketball competitions.

Iran regains FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 throne after edging Italy; president, FM hail championship

In a thrilling rollercoaster final of the FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship in Bahrain on Sunday, Iran celebrated a five-set victory over Italy to return to the throne they had claimed in 2019, but lost to the Italians in 2021.

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