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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.

People in Tehran Observe World Tai Chi, Qigong Day

A group of people in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Friday marked World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.    

Mountain Hiking in Iran is Both Attractive and Cheap: Mountaineer

“Many people are fond of Iran’s mountains, but still there are many others who don’t know how they can get there. They don’t even know that a journey to Iran’s mountains is much cheaper than many other countries.”

FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Inaugurated in Tehran

The Iran Football Medical Assessment and Rehabilitation Center (IFMARC) opened on Monday Apr 25, attended by Mahmoud Goudarzi, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, and FIFA representatives, at Iran’s national football team training camp.

Water skiing competitions in Kish

The qualifying competitions of Iran’s national water skiing team was held in Kish Island of Persian Gulf on Friday.    

Polo Nominated for UNESCO Cultural Heritage Status

Polo was invented and first played in Iran thousands of years ago. The original name of polo was Chogan which is a team sport...

MP: Religious Rules Apply if Women Attend Sports Stadia

The views of grand ayatollahs should be considered, even if the presence of women in sports stadiums to watch certain matches does not face any opposition, MP Ali Motahhari has said.

A Haircut in the Middle of a Football Match

During a local match between two Saudi football league teams, all of a sudden the referee stopped the game and sent off one of the goalkeepers for a haircut, deeming his hairstyle un-Islamic.

Alborz off-road racing

Alborz off-road racers attended a contest on Friday to be prepared for international competitions in Qazvin.    

Dizin ski resort hosts intl. snowboard competition

Iran is hosting an international snowboard competition event in Dizin ski resort, north of the capital Tehran. The competition has provided ski enthusiasts to...

Paragliding in Kermanshah

Paragliding as a recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders is widespread all over Kermanshah province.    

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