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Iranian Athletes

Olympics 2020: Iran, Poland Volleyball Teams Crush Opponents on 2nd Leg

On the second matchday of the Pool A of men’s volleyball games at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the world champions Poland put the disappointment of a shock opening defeat by Iran behind them by defeating Italy in straight sets on Monday, while Iran also crushed Venezuela to secure its second win.

Iran Beats Poland Volleyball Team in Dramatic Olympic Clash

In an epic battle, Iran’s National Volleyball Team beat Poland in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in a match that lasted two and a half hours.

Iranian Nurse Wins Gold Medal, Breaks Olympic Record in Pistol Shooting

Javad Foroughi, a 41-year-old Iranian nurse who learned shooting at the basemen of the hospital where he worked, made history by breaking the Olympic record and won the first gold medal of Iran's shooting history.

Iranian Table Tennis Player Shows Anger after Losing against British Athlete in Olympics

Iranian ping-pong player Nima Alamian could not go through the opening round of the men’s singles against British Paul Drinkhall at the Tokyo Olympics.

Iran Trounces Bahrain 3-0 in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Iran’s national football team have thrashed Bahrain 3-0 in the return match of the qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup scheduled to be held in China.

Yekta Jamali Becomes First Iranian Woman to Win World Weightlifting Medal

Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran's first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.

Another Popular Footballer Dies of COVID-19 in Iran

Ali Ansarian, a former defender playing for the Iranian national team and Persepolis and a popular public figure, has died of COVID-19 at the age of 43.

Former Iranian Footballer Mehrdad Minavand Dies of COVID-19 at 45

Former Iranian football player Mehrdad Minavand passed away because of COVID-19 on Wednesday night at the age of 45.

Iran, Thailand to Work Together to Tackle COVID-19 Impact on Culture, Art

Iran and Thailand have underlined the need to exchange experience on tackling losses inflicted on the culture and art sector due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Win

Iranian football fans defied COVID-19 restrictions and poured into the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate Persepolis football club’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team in the AFC Champions League semi-final match.

Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranian football fans have been shocked and outraged by the Asian Football Confederation’s Saturday decision to ban Persepolis top goal scorer Isa Alkasir for six months over his goal celebration in a recent AFC Champions League match.

Iranian Girl Who Went Viral for 4-Metre Jump Eyes Olympic Games

A new Iranian female track and field star has drawn the attention of everyone by overcoming a 4-metre-high bar in the pole vault event.

Parkour Becoming All the Rage in Iran

Parkour, as a low-cost physical activity, has become very popular among young people in Iran.

Sardar Azmoun Named Top Goal Scorer of Russian Football League

Sardar Azmoun, the Iranian striker playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg, has finished the 2019/20 season at the Russian Premiere League as the top goal scorer after scoring against FC Rostov in the season’s last fixture.

Boycott of Israel in Sports Excluded from Iranian Parliament’s Motion

A lawmaker says the ban on competing against Israeli athletes in sport events has been removed from a parliamentary motion that obliges the Iranian government to take certain measures against “hostile” measures of Israel.

Iranian Wunderkind Arat Hosseini Impresses Lionel Messi

Arat Hosseini, an Iranian boy with an inborn football talent developed with the help of his father, has turned into a famous figure admired by many people around the world.

Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iranian footballer Alireza Beiranvand has been chosen as Asia’s best player in the World Cup history.

Iranian Woman Weightlifter-cum-Nurse Helping COVID-19 Patients

An Iranian woman weightlifter, who has attended international contests for the first time, has now rolled up her sleeves to help fight the coronavirus.

Several Natl. Icons Rush to Help Needy Amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

Several Iranian world champions as well as a renowned actor have rolled up their sleeves to reach out to needy families amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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 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 fastest female runner Farzaneh Fasihi has ranked first in 60-metre indoor competitions in Istanbul Cup improving her own previous record.

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 Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.

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.

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