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Rio 2016 Olympics

Iran’s First Female Olympic Medallist Receives Great Rewards upon Arrival

Iranian public and private bodies and organizations have been rushing to reward Kimia Alizadeh, the young Iranian taekwondo player who won the first-ever Olympic medal for Iran, upon her arrival in Iran.

Ayatollah Khamenei Praises Iranian Olympic Athletes

In a message, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praised the efforts made by the Team Iran, the Iranian athletes who are coming back from Rio 2016 Olympics.

Kimia Alizadeh, First Iranian Woman to Win Olympic Medal

Kimia Alizadeh, the 18-year-old Iranian taekwondo player, won a Bronze medal in Rio Olympics and made history by becoming the first Iranian female athlete...

Iran’s Qassemi Bags Silver in Rio 2016 Wrestling

Iran’s wrestler Komeil Qassemi won a silver medal in the 125-kilogram category of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Free-Style wrestling by defeating Turkish rival.

Iranian Referee to Make History by Officiating Olympic Football Final: AFC

Iranian Alireza Faghani is set to make history by becoming the first Asian referee to officiate the final match of a Men's Olympic Football Tournament when he takes charge of the Brazil versus Germany gold medal match on Saturday.

Online Concert to Be Held in Praise of Iran’s First Female Olympic Medallist

A big concert is planned to be held upon the arrival of Iran’s Olympic team in a move to praise the medal won by Kimia Alizadeh, the first woman and the youngest Iranian medallist in the history of Olympic Games.

President Lauds Iranian Athletes’ Performance in Olympic Games

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s athletes in the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio for bringing glory to Iran, extending special thanks to 18-year-old taekwondo player Kimia Alizadeh for winning the first-ever Olympic medal by an Iranian lady.

Iranian President Congratulates Alizadeh on Olympics Bronze Medal

President Hassan Rouhani on Friday congratulated the teenage taekwondo player Kimia Alizadeh, the first-ever female Iranian to win a medal in the Olympic Games, on her Bronze medal in Rio 2016 Olympics.

Iran’s Freestyler Hassan Yazdani Wins Gold Medal in Rio

Iran's Hassan Yazdani won a thrilling men's freestyle wrestling final against Russian Aniuar Geduev to claim Olympic gold in Rio.

Alizadeh Wins Taekwondo Bronze at Rio 2016

Kimia Alizadeh became the first Iranian woman to win an Olympics medal by winning bronze in -57 kg class of taekwondo at Rio 2016.

Rouhani Criticizes Injustice against Iranian Olympic Weightlifter

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani posted a photo on his Instagram to voice his anger at the unfair judgment passed on Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi.

History to Remember Unfair Judgement against Iran’s Olympic Weightlifter

Ali Moradi, the president of Iranian Weightlifting Federation, slammed the unfair judgment passed by the jury against Iran’s Behdad Salimi at Rio Olympics, and stressed that it will remain in history forever.

Iran’s Behdad Salimi Breaks World Record in Rio 2016 Weightlifting

Iran’s Behdad Salimi broke the world record in the snatch weightlifting of the Men's over 105-kilogram class at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games, but he was later disqualified in the clean and jerk stage following a controversial decision by the jury.

Wrestler Snatches Iran’s 2nd Rio Bronze Medal

Iranian wrestler Qassem Rezaei snatched a bronze medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 98-kilogram category late Tuesday.

Abdevali Bags Bronze of Men’s Greco-Roman 75kg

Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestler Saeid Abdevali in 75kg weight category won the bronze medal match in 2016 Olympics.

Moradi Clinches 2nd Gold Medal for Iran’s Caravan

Iran’s Sohrab Moradi managed to win the title in Men’s 94-kg category of weightlifting event at Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Rostami Grabs Iran’s First Medal, Breaks Own World Record

Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami won the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games on August 12, 2016.

Iran’s Olympic Weight-Lifter Accompanied by 2 ISIS Elements in Rio Flight!

Behdad Salimi, the Iranian weightlifter and the gold medallist in previous Olympic Games, arrived in the Brazilian city of São Paulo as their flight...

Iranian Female Flag Bearer Competing in Rio Olympics and Paralympics

Hours after making her Olympic debut, Iranian archer Zahra Nemati carried her country's flag in the opening ceremony on Friday.

Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Summer Games was kicked off with the opening ceremony in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Friday night. 63 Iranian...

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