Monday, April 15, 2024

Iranian Athletes

Iranian National Football team goalie has entry in Guinness Book

The Iranian National Football Team’s goalie Alireza Beiranvand has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the longest goalie throw of all time.

Guinness Book records Iranian disabled athlete

The name of a handicapped Iranian basketball player has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Iran wrestlers runners-up at world military championship

Iran's freestyle wrestling team has finished in second place at the 35th World Military Wrestling Championship in Tehran.

Iran U-23 freestyle team ranks 2nd at World Wrestling Championship

Iran’s under 23 freestyle team has ranked second best at the World Wrestling Championship in Serbia, with a total of 1 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals.

Iranian shooter wins gold medal at president’s cup championship

Iran's reigning Olympic champion Javad Foroughi and Indian femele athlete Manu Bhaker won gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President's Cup Rifle and Pistol in Poland’s Wroclaw.

Iran’s U-23 team runners-up at world wrestling championship

Iran Greco-Roman team has finished in second place at the 2021 under 23-year World Wrestling Championships held in Serbia.

Iran’s athlete wins gold at U23 Wrestling World Championships

Iranian Greco Roman wrestler Amin Mirzazadeh has beaten Armenian David Ovasapyan 2-1 in the 130kg final bout at the 2021 United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships winning a gold medal.  

Iranian wrestlers receive hero’s welcome at home

The Islamic Republic of Iran's national freestyle wrestling team returned to a hero's welcome on Wednesday evening after its strong performance at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Norway.

Futsal World Cup: Iran’s Glareh Nazemi to adjudicate final match

According to IRNA, Glareh Nazemi, the international Iranian referee, will be the Fourth Official in the final match of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania that pits Argentina against Portugal.

Iran Paralympic athletes get heroic welcome home

Iran’s Paralympics teams are given a heroic welcome upon returning home from Tokyo, the venue of the games.

Ayatollah Khamenei thanks Iran Paralympics caravan

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message to thank the nation’s sports caravan at the Tokyo Paralympics Games 2020.

Leader Thanks Medal-Winning Olympians as Iran Finishes 27th

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the country’s Olympics medalists after the Iranian team wrapped up its campaign with 7 medals.

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.

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