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Iranian Athletes

Iran Top Sports Power in Asia: Korean Website

The recent successes of Iran's football and volleyball teams have prompted a Korean website to praise the Islamic Republic for its historic achievements.

‘Queen of Iran’s Skies’ Tells Story of Her Paragliding Career

Fatemeh Eftekhari, who has become known as the “Queen of Iran’s Skies”, is the first Iranian female pilot taking part in international competitions. She has great stories to tell about her success.

49th Armenian Olympics Kicks Off in Tehran

The 49th edition of the Armenian Olympics was inaugurated in Tehran on Tuesday night.

Iranian Powerlifter Awarded Best Male Paralympian of Year

Iran’s heavyweight powerlifting champion Siamand Rahman has been awarded with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Year.

Int’l Federation Permits Iranian Women to Waterski with Hijab

The International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has finally allowed Iranian women to attend Asian and international competitions while observing the Islamic dress-code (Hijab).

Female Iranian Motocross Racer Wants to Be World Champion

Having won the title of the only Women’s Race Championship held in Iran, Behnaz Shafiei is now the most prominent Iranian woman motorcyclist, but she still has bigger ambitions.

Iran Defeats Jordan to Book Place in FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals

Iran's national basketball team has managed to win its third consecutive match in FIBA Asia Cup and advance to the quarterfinals of the regional tournament in Lebanon.

Iran to FIFA: Players Not Banned for Playing against Israelis

Iran Football Federation, in a letter to FIFA, has stressed that the two players who appeared in a football match against an Israeli team have not been dropped from the Iranian national football team.

Iran President Congratulates Junior Weightlifters on World Title

Iranian president has offered congratulations to the Iranian junior weightlifting team for claiming the world championship for second successive year.

Mansourian Sisters: From Wushu Champions to Real-Life Heroines

Three hardworking Iranian sisters have, in a live TV show, recounted the story of the hardships they experienced in life to achieve their present status, to turn into real-life heroines in the eyes of the Iranian people.

Tehran Hosts First International Golf Cup

An international golf competition was recently held for the first time in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Iran’s President Congratulates Weightlifters on Asian Title

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations to the country’s people and sports community over the winning of the 2017 Asian Weightlifting Championship title by Iran after five years.

Iran Claims Title in Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships

Iranian men and women collected nine golds, three silvers and a bronze to be crowned champion in the 9th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships in Kazakhstan on Friday.

Haddadi Wins Gold at Luxembourg Event

Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi managed to stand atop the podium in Luxembourg’s athletics event.

Iranian Ninja bags KIN’s Honorary Diploma

Marjan Riahi’s documentary Iranian Ninja has won the Diploma of Honor at KIN International Women’s Film Festival in Armenia.

Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

The allure of performing feats in nature has prompted Ninja girls to practice martial arts outdoors.

One month in Mexico City; the women’s city

Mexico in the words of an Iranian filmmaker who traveled there to have her film screened at Guanajuato Film Festival.

Bring it on

A report that helps you out more about how Iranian female Ninjas live and what they pursue.

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