Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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Iran’s disappointing start in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification

Iran’s national football team has been held to a 1-all draw against Turkmenistan during its first 2018 World Cup qualification match.

Iran sinks Russia on home soil in FIVB World League

Iran defeated Olympic champion Russia 3-1 in the FIVB World League, increasing its tally of points to four in the fifth week of the major games.

By hosting World Cup, Qatar aims to promote the fake Arabian Gulf: Political expert

Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.

Will women be allowed to attend major sporting events?

Iran’s vice-president for women affairs has talked in an interview about what government has done for women when it comes to presence in sporting arenas, broader representation in parliament and domestic violence.

Panahizadeh named to world wrestling commission

Panahizadeh, who runs the International Department for the Iranian Wrestling Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to serve on a United World Wrestling commission.

Iran wins Asian Men’s U-23 Volleyball Championship

Iran has won the title of the 2015 Asian Men's U-23 Volleyball Championship after defeating South Korea in the final match.

Why did an on-pitch bombshell spill off-pitch?

The match was supposed to be a life-and-death showdown in Iran’s Premier League, but did it have anything to do with a soon-to-happen presidential trip to the northwestern city?

An uphill ride for Iran’s female motocross racers

The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.

Iranian tower runner breaks record with an eye to another flight of stairs

An Iranian police aims to mount the Khalifa Tower in Dubai after breaking a world record of stair-climbing.

The International Middle East Rally Championship (PHOTOS)

Images of an international rally competition in southern Iran.

Iran freestyle team claims Asian Wrestling Championship title

Iran won the championship on 68 team points, after securing four gold medals, two silvers and one bronze.

Iranian sportswoman who is crazy about skydiving (PHOTOS)

An exciting jump from a plane is the only sport which can get the Iranian girl’s adrenalin flowing.

International show-jumping competition in Iran (PHOTOS)

Teenage jockeys jostled for the top prize at the first international horse jumping race in Tehran.

Traditional wrestling (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery which features wrestlers vying for the top prize at Iran’s traditional wrestling championships in Khorasan Razavi Province.

Car, motor racing in suburban area (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of motorcyclists in a suburban area of Fars Province where they can perform acrobatic feats and ride their motorbikes at high speed.

Iran beat US to win 2015 Wrestling World Cup

Iran’s wrestling team beat the Americans 5-3 on Sunday in Los Angeles to win the prestigious international title for a fourth time in a row.

National horse-racing tournament in northeast

Iranian horse jockeys vied for the top prize at the national horse-racing championships in the northeast.

Iran defeats Belarus, Turkey in Freestyle World Cup

The Iranian team beat Belarus 8-0 in its opening match and then defeated Turkey 7-1.

Iran Lose to Saudi Arabia in AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers

Saudi Arabia advanced to the regional Olympic qualifying tournament as the first team and Iran as one of the best second-placed teams.

Iran defeat Palestine in AFC uuder-23 championship qualifiers

Iran’s victory places it atop the Group C table on six points, two clear of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.

Iran beat Chile in football friendly

Iran defeat Chile 2-0 in a friendly game as they prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifications.

2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification: Iran 5 – 0 Nepal

Iran has secured a 5-0 victory against Nepal in Group C of the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers; On Friday, Iran will take on Palestine.

Queiroz: I will never say good-bye to Iranians for good

Iran’s national football team coach has been barred from leaving Iran for tax issues; Iran’s Football Federation chief says he will solve the coach’s problem.

A man who swims against the elements (Photos)

Iran’s Ice Man braves the elements and goes swimming in the dead of winter.

Iraqis have not torched Iran’s flag

After Iran’s elimination from the 2015 Asian Cup, some tried to capitalize on the hurt feelings of the Iranians and spread rumors that Iran’s flag had been set ablaze in Baghdad.

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