The latest news and views about the Iranian athletes
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.
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.
Iranian international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been named the top goal scorer of the premier Dutch football league Eredivisie.
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.”
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.
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.
The first team of female athletes in Iran’s weightlifting history has made their presence felt in Uzbekistan’s competitions.
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 football team lifted Iran Professional League (IPL) trophy at the end of Sepidrood match in Tehran.
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 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 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 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.
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.
Tehran Municipality is displaying the portraits of a number of prominent Iranian women on billboards across the capital.
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.
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 won the title of the 2018 West Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday.
An Iranian woman has broken the Middle East’s record for long-distance swimming, vowing to break her new record next year.