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Iranian snooker player crowned champ in 2024 Asian competitions

An Iranian snooker player has won the 2024 Asian Snooker Championship title with a brilliant victory.

Tehran hosts urban marathon

A sports event dubbed ‘Tehran City Marathon’ was held at the Azadi Sports Complex in the Iranian capital on Thursday.

Iran’s beach soccer team beat Tahiti at FIFA world cup, move to quarterfinal

Iran’s national beach soccer team made a thrilling comeback and defeated Tahiti on Monday to stand atop Group B of the 2024 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Iranian athletes clinch gold, silver medals in Ice Climbing World Champion

Iranian ice climber Mohammad Reza Safdarian won the gold medal in 2024 Ice Climbing World Championship in Edmonton, Canada on Saturday.

16 Iranian athletes banned from sports activities in 2023 due to doping offences

Sixteen Iranian sportspeople have been deprived of all sports activities since the beginning of 2023 due to doping offences.

Iranian referee, Alireza Faghani, on initial list for FIFA World Cup 2026

Iranian football referee Alireza Faghani is among 16 Asian refereeing candidates chosen to for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Iran team wins 2024 CAFA women’s futsal championship

The Iranian women’s team was crowned at the 2024 CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship for a third consecutive time at the international sports tournament.

99-year-old Iranian diver crowned at World Aquatics games

Taghi Asgari, an Iranian professional diver of the 1950s and 60s, has made headlines after returning to the world games for a ceremonial dive, and was crowned a special ambassador of the global swimming body World Aquatics after he performed a 1-meter dive in Qatar's Doha on Saturday.

Iranian mountaineer conquers Antarctica’s Mount Vinson

In a remarkable feat, Andrew Aziz, also known as Amin Aziznia, has etched his name in history as the first Iranian man to conquer the formidable Mount Vinson, Antarctica's highest peak standing at 4,892 meters.

Body of female Iranian footballer at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium for tribute

The memorial ceremony for Melika Mohammadi, a famous Iranian football player whose life was cut short following a tragic car accident, was held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran this Sunday, in the presence of various football figures.

FIFA president sympathizes with Iranians over death of female football player

The president of the international governing body of football association, FIFA, has posted a message of condolences on the death of female Iranian football player Melika Mohammadi who died in a car accident on Sunday. 

Iranian national team player killed in car accident, football league week postponed

The Iranian football community mourns the devastating loss of Melika Mohammadi, a prominent player for the national team and Khatun-e Bam, in a heart-wrenching car accident.

World soccer star Luis Figo in Tehran

Luis Figo former legendary soccer player of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan arrived on Monday in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iranian federation head sacked over female runner without hijab

Iran’s Sports Minister Kioumars Hashemi on Tuesday relieved the president of the sports federation for the hearing-impaired athletes Mehran Tisheh-garan of his duties after a female runner took part in an even without observing the Islamic hijab, mandated by the country’s Constitution.

Report: Iranian striker Taremi in radar of a Saudi soccer club 

Reports say a Saudi soccer club has offered to pay Iranian international footballer Mehdi Taremi 13 million euros for his transfer to the club.

Iran crowned champs in 2023 Junior World Weightlifting Championships

Iranian athletes have been crowned the champions in 2023 Junior World Weightlifting Championships held in the Mexican city of Guadalajara.

Iranian deaf futsal team crowned champs in world competitions

The Iranian deaf futsal team have finished first at the World Deaf Futsal Championships 2023 held in the Brazilian city of Sao Paolo.

Iran National Taekwondo Team win the World Cup

The Iranian National Taekwondo Team have won the World Cup’s final battle in South Korea against Australia, becoming the world champion.

Saudi team refuses to play against Iran over ‘political’ row

Saudi Arabia and Iran have enough on their plates when it comes to ironing out differences for smooth, trouble-free ties.

Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestler grabs gold at 2023 World Championships

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Amin Mirzazadeh won a gold medal in the 2023 World Wrestling Championships in Serbia on Friday night.

Iran finishes 2nd at 2023 World Wrestling Championships

Iran’s national freestyle wrestling team has ended its campaign at the 2023 World Wrestling Championships in Serbia at the second place — winning one gold medal, two silvers and one bronze.

A dream comes true! Iranian boy meets Ronaldo

Legendary soccer player of Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr club Cristiano Ronaldo was swarmed by a massive number of fans upon his arrival in the Iranian capital on Monday before a face-off with Persepolis, but among the astonishing crowd who lined up outside his hotel only a young boy got the chance to meet the Portuguese star player in person.

Cristiano Ronaldo in Tehran for Tuesday match against Persepolis 

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Tehran along with his teammates from Saudi Arabia’s soccer club Al-Nasr FC for Tuesday’s match against Iran’s Persepolis.

Iranian wrestler wins gold medal at 2023 World Championships, 2 athletes clinch silver

Iranian freestyle wrestler Amirhossein Zare grabbed the gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, triumphing over Geno Petriashvili from Georgia with a decisive score of 11-0.

Former official: 81 Iranian athletes sought refuge in other countries

Iran’s former Deputy Minister of Sports says that 81 Iranian athletes have sought refuge in other countries, with 24 of them being women.

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