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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.
Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf will travel to Iran for pleasure.
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.
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”.
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.
Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs has lauded the admission of women to football stadiums as an important step forward for the protection of women’s rights.
Persepolis have won the 90th Tehran Derby after edging past Esteghlal 1-nil in the fourth week of Iran’s professional league.