Saturday, April 20, 2024


Iran’s female futsal player uses legal channels to defy travel ban

Niloufar Ardalan, the captain of Iran's women futsal team, has managed to legally defy the travel ban her husband had imposed on her and attend the 2015 Women's Futsal World Tournament in Guatemala.

Tochal Piste officially opens in Tehran

The snow-covered slopes of Tochal are used by a lot of skiers in the capital every winter.

Great female pool player (PHOTOS)

The Iranian pool player has been practicing hard to represent Iran in overseas championships.

Iran crowned world bodybuilding champion

The Iranian athletes snatched four gold medals, two silvers and a bronze to rank first.

National Paralympic Day in Iran (PHOTOS)

The ceremony was attended by politicians, sports officials and a number of physically challenged athletes from Tehran and Alborz provinces.

Iran’s Ehsan Hajsafi joins FSV Frankfurt

Hajsafi has played 71 times for the Iranian national football team and scored four goals.

World Stars defeats Iran’s All-Star in charity match

The charity match in Tehran was to raise money for MS patients.

Women braver than men in bungee jumping

Unlike many men who go back on their decision to bungee jump, I have never seen a woman on a bungee-jumping platform back off, said a trainer in Tehran.

Iranian female athletes crowned in world cadet taekwondo event

Young Iranian female taekwondo artists have finished first at the second edition of the WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.

An all-star match; Azadi Stadium to go orange on Friday

The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.

10-year-old Iranian girl sets Asian swimming record in Caspian Sea (PHOTOS)

An Iranian girl in Gilan Province swam over 10 km in seven hours at the Caspian Sea on August 16.

Iran loses to Japan in Asian Volleyball Championship final

Iran finished second in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship after it lost the final match to Japan. China ranked third after defeating Qatar.

Iran’s Tasisat Daryaei wins AFC Futsal Club Championship

Tasisat defeated Kuwaiti Qadsia 5-4 at the Nagshe Jahan Stadium in Isfahan to become the first Iranian club since 2012 to win the AFC Futsal Club Championship.

World Archery Championships: Iran compound team wins title

The World Archery Championships 2015 was the biggest championship in history. More than 600 archers from 96 nations were competing for glory in Copenhagen.

Iranian volleyball team defeats Russia

The Iranian volleyball team beat Russia in three consecutive sets, remaining in the third rank of its group.

Poland volleyball team defeats Iran 3-1 in FIVB match

Iran took the first set 25-23 but lost the three next sets 20-25, 20-25, and 19-25.

2015 FIVB Volleyball World League: Iran’s valuable win over Poland

After this match, the US stood atop of Pool B followed by Poland, Iran and Russia.

Iranians celebrate victory of volleyball team against US

Iranians fill the streets to celebrate the victory of the national volleyball team against the US.

A bird’s eye view of Tehran: US volleyball team visits Milad Tower

Team USA has had a bird’s eye view of Tehran atop the capital’s Milad Tower, describing Tehran as attractive for foreign visitors.

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.

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