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Kilim-Weaving Girl Representing Iran at CSIT World Sports Games

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.

Ultra-Flexible Girl Stuns Audiences at Iranian Got Talent Show

Zahra Beyrami is an ultra-flexible little whose performance at an Iranian talent show, named Asr-e Jadid (New Age), has amazed the audiences and gone viral on Iranian social media.

1st Iranian Woman Doing Horseback Combat Sports Wins Int’l Titles

Saeedeh Sadeqi Afjeh is the only and first Iranian female medalist in combat sports done on horseback.
Iran Hires Marc Wilmots as New Manager of Team Melli

Iran Hires Marc Wilmots as New Manager of Team Melli

The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a final agreement with Belgian manager Marc Wilmots, and signed a contract with him as the new head of Iran’s National Football Team until the end of FIFA World Cup 2022.

Iranian Woman Receives Badge of Pahlevani

An Iranian woman has for the first time received the badge of Pahlavani, a traditional sport originally used to train warriors in ancient Iran.

Persepolis Claims Iran Pro League for 3rd Consecutive Time

Persepolis have won their 3rd successive title in Iran’s top flight, known as the Persian Gulf Pro League, after defeating their hosts Pars Jonoubi Jam, 1-0, on the final day of the Season.

Why Wrestling Is Most Respected Iranian Sport

Wrestling in Iran is something beyond sports. Wrestlers in Iran are role models in humility, morality, and manhood. They feel responsible for solving quarrels and helping people stand against injustice.

Iran’s First Female Weightlifter Talks of Breaking Taboos

Although weightlifting has always been one of Iran's medal-winning fields in the Olympic Games and Asian Games, almost all Iranians consider this as a male-dominated sport. But now the taboo is being broken.

Tehran Citizens Share Joy of Bike Riding Together

A large number of Tehran citizens joined on Friday to attend a public gathering of bicyclists organized by the Municipality of District 3.            

Iranian Skier Declares Her Fault, Leaves Tournament

Marjan Kalhor, a member of Iran’s national Alpine skiing team, had booked a place in the second round of the World Championships in Sweden, but in a strange but praiseworthy move informed the referees about her fault and was disqualified.