Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Iranian Athletes

Iran President Meets Members of National Football Team ahead of FIFA World Cup

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warmly received the Iranian national football team before its departure for Turkey where it will prepare itself for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Carlos Queiroz Names Provisional Iran Squad for FIFA World Cup 2018

Iran’s head coach Carlos Queiroz has named his provisional 24-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018, which is due to begin in Russia next month.

Jahanbakhsh Becomes First Asian Top Scorer of Major European Leagues

Iranian international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been named the top goal scorer of the premier Dutch football league Eredivisie.

Iran Renews Call for Global Fight against Terrorism, Extremism

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Gholam-Hossein Dehghani has warned of the dire consequences of terrorism and extremism, urging all states in the world to get united in fight against “the nasty phenomena.”

Iran’s Table Tennis Makes History by Advancing to Top Division of WTTC

The Iranian men’s national Ping-Pong team has been qualified for the top division of the World Team Table Tennis Championships for the first time in history, after it defeated Ukraine to advance to the final match of the second division.

Iran Learns Its Opponents at AFC Asian Cup 2019

Iran national football team has learned its opponents at the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage.

Iranian Tai Chi Practitioners Gather Together to Promote Peace, Harmony

Hundreds of Iranians performed the Chinese ancient martial arts of Tai Chi and Qigong to celebrate not only the health benefits of such activities but to send out intentions of peace, harmony and healing.

First Iranian Women Weightlifters Make History in Uzbekistan

The first team of female athletes in Iran’s weightlifting history has made their presence felt in Uzbekistan’s competitions.

Iranian Villagers Defend Women’s Right to Go to Stadiums

A village in southern Iran made headlines after photos of a football match in the rural area went viral, showing female spectators watching the match and players defending women’s right to go to stadiums.

Persepolis FC Lifts Iran Pro League’s Title Trophy

Persepolis football team lifted Iran Professional League (IPL) trophy at the end of Sepidrood match in Tehran.

UWW Allows Iran to Host Wrestling World Cup 2018

The United World Wrestling has agreed to allow Iran to host the 2018 Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup later this year, according to Iran’s wrestling federation.

Tehran Celebrates World Tai Chi, Qigong Day

A large crowd gathered in Niavaran Park north of the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday to mark the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.

Iranian, American Girls Play “Friendly” Football Match in Italy

While US President Donald Trump has been making threats against Iran on a daily basis, the female footballers of Iran and the US played a friendly match to show the two nations are at peace with each other.

Iran Unveils Rugs Woven for Rivals at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran has unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artists to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Iran’s Persepolis, Esteghlal Advance to ACL Knockout Stage as Table-Toppers

Iran's Persian Gulf Pro League professional soccer clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal have registered valuable victories over their rivals in the group stage of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, and progressed to the next level of the tournament.

Persepolis Wins Iran Pro League Title for Second Consecutive Year

Persepolis FC, the most popular football team in Iran, has once again been crowned the champion of Persian Gulf professional league with three weeks to go until the end of the season.

Iran Holds First Women’s Triathlon National Championship

The first national triathlon championship was held in Tehran’s Azadi sports complex on Thursday, in the presence of International Triathlon Union President Marisol Casado.

Street Gymnastics Contest Held in Iranian Capital

The first edition of a gymnastics competition was recently held in the middle of the iconic Azadi Tower in central Tehran.

Photos of Eminent Iranian Women on Tehran Billboards

Tehran Municipality is displaying the portraits of a number of prominent Iranian women on billboards across the capital.

Iranian MP Calls for Removal of Ban on Playing against Israeli Athletes

An Iranian lawmaker says playing against Israeli opponents at international sports matches doesn’t necessarily mean the recognition of the Israeli regime, and the law that bans Iranians from competing against Israelis must be revised.

Iranian Midfielder Shojaei Closer to National Team More than Ever

Eight months after being dropped out of Iran’s national football team because of playing against an Israeli club, Iranian midfielder Masoud Shojaei is now highly likely to return to the Team Melli.

Iran’s Sabre Team Wins Silver Medal at World Cup

Iran men’s sabre team finished in second place at the World Cup Sabre de Wolodyjowski 2018 on Sunday.

Iranian Women Claim First-Ever Title in Asian Handball Championship

Iran won the title of the 2018 West Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday.

Iranian Woman Breaks Mideast’s Long-Distance Swimming Record

An Iranian woman has broken the Middle East’s record for long-distance swimming, vowing to break her new record next year.

Symbolic Polo Contest Held in Iran’s Isfahan

On the occasion of the ten-day celebrations of the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution across Iran, a symbolic polo contest was held in the Naqsh-e Jahan Square at the centre of Isfahan.

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