Saturday, May 25, 2024

Iranian Athletes

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.

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.

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

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.

Int’l Paralympic Committee Praises Iranian Shooter as ‘Pistol Queen’

A few days before the start of the World Paralympic Championships in Sydney, the website of the International Paralympic Committee chose an interesting nickname for the Iranian shooter Sareh Javanmardi, calling her “The Pistol Queen”.

Azarbaijan Cycling Tour Underway in Northwestern Iran

The 34th Cycling Tour of Iran, also known as Azarbaijan Cycling Tour, is being held on the roads of three Iranian Azeri-speaking provinces – East Azarbaijan, West Azarbaijan and Ardabil – in northwestern Iran with participation of 14 teams from 11 countries.

Iran Football: Persepolis Defeats Archrival Esteghlal in Tehran Derby

Persepolis have won the 90th Tehran Derby after edging past Esteghlal 1-nil in the fourth week of Iran’s professional league.

Iran’s Volleyball Team Claims Asian Title

Team Iran have been crowned the champions of the 2019 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship, after sweeping aside Australia in straight sets, in the final showdown.

Mr. Olympia 2019: Hadi Choopan of Iran Wins People Choice Award

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.

‘Iranian Wolf’ Stuns Judges at 2019 Mr. Olympia

Iranian professional bodybuilder Hadi Choopan has exceeded all expectations at the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas, placing among the top four in the Men’s Open.

Iran Men’s Basketball Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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.

Iranian Girl Claims World Title at Karate 1-Premiere League

Iran’s Sara Bahmanyar defeated rivals from Croatia, Malaysia and Japan to reach the quarterfinal game.

Iranian Woman Sets Record of Swimming with Hands Tied

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.

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