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Professional bodybuilder Hadi Choopan, also known as the Iranian Wolf, has stunned the world by claiming the third overall title and the people’s choice award at the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition held in Las Vegas.
Iran men’s basketball team clinched the Olympic berth that goes to the top Asian finisher in the World Cup by gaining a crucial win against the Philippines.
Iran’s Sara Bahmanyar defeated rivals from Croatia, Malaysia and Japan to reach the quarterfinal game.
Akram Konari, from the town of Omidieh in Khuzestan province, south-west of Iran, has swum for 175 minutes, i.e., two hours and 55 minutes, with her hands tied in memory of 175 Iranian divers who had been martyred in the war in the same way.
Iran claimed the title of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship for the first time in its history.
Locho wrestling is a traditional field of Pahlavani sports practiced in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.
President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has expressed shame and sorrow over the US mistreatment of Iran’s national volleyball team at Chicago airport.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed protest at the US’ move to keep Iran’s volleyball players at the Chicago Airport for hours upon their arrival in the country.
A team of Iranian workers, including a number of athletes skilled in special occupations, has headed for Spain to attend the CSIT World Sports Games. Among these athletes there is lady from the north-western city of Ardabil whose job is weaving Kilim.