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World’s Strongest Paralympian Siamand Rahman Dies at 31

Iranian-Kurdish Paralympic powerlifter Siamand Rahman, a two-times Paralympic gold medallist, has passed away at the age of 31 after a heart attack.
Iran’s Sabre Fencing Team Qualify for 2020 Olympics

Iran’s Sabre Fencing Team Qualify for 2020 Olympics

Iran men’s fencing team have booked a place at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Iranian Female Sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi Sets New Record in Istanbul

Iranian Female Sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi Sets New Record in Istanbul

Iranian fastest female runner Farzaneh Fasihi has ranked first in 60-metre indoor competitions in Istanbul Cup improving her own previous record.
Iranian Football Clubs Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Iranian Football Clubs to Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Four Iranian football clubs have vowed to withdraw from the AFC Champions League if the AFC does not take back its "politically-motivated" decision to ban them from hosting their rivals in Iran.
Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.
Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth says the World Wrestling Championships will be definitely held in Tehran this year despite an earlier decision by the United World Wrestling (UWW) to strip Iran of the right to host the competition over the recent unrest.
Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran Claims World Body Building Title in UAE

Iran collected 11 eleven gold medals and three silvers to claim the top spot at the 2019 World Bodybuilding Championship in Fujairah, the UAE.
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Dutch Football Legend Seedorf Enjoys Warm Reception in Iran

Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.
Sanctions Force Iranian MMA Fighter to Quit UFC

Sanctions Force Iranian MMA Fighter to Quit UFC

Iranian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Amir Aliakbari has had to bow out of the UFC –an American MMA promotion company- after the US sanctions against Iran prevented him from transferring his earnings.

Iran Celebrates Women’s First Free Stadium Attendance with 14 Goals

Iran’s national football team pulled off a landslide victory over Cambodia, scoring seven in either half to send them well clear at the top of Group C, in a day when Iranian women were allowed to freely attend the stadium for the first time in 40 years.