Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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Olfati wins 2024 Olympics spot, makes history in Iran’s gymnastics

The World Gymnastics Federation announced on Monday that Iranian athlete Mehdi Olfati has secured a berth for the 2024 Paris Olympic.

Iran wrestling team win both freestyle, Greco-Roman Asian championships

The curtains closed on the 2024 Asian Wrestling Championships held in Kyrgyzstan, marking a resounding victory for Iran in both freestyle and Greco-Roman categories.

Iran beach volleyball team finish runners-up in Thailand Samila Open

The Iranian beach volleyball national team were given a drubbing on Tuesday in the men’s final match of the AVC Beach Tour 23rd Samila Open to stand second in the event.

Wrestling: Iran wins 2024 Asian Championships

The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has won the title of the 2024 Asian Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Iranian sprinter Tousi finishes runner-up in South Africa 

Iran’s sprint athlete Maryam Tousi has gained a silver medal in the women’s 200m at the 2024 Athletics South Africa (ASA) Grand Prix. 

Traditional wrestling contests held in Qom for Afghan expats in Iran

The central Iranian city of Qom has hosted traditional wrestling competitions for Afghan nationals residing in Iran.

World Cup Qualifiers: Iran dominates Turkmenistan 5-0

Iran’s national football team overwhelmed Turkmenistan with a commanding 5-0 victory at Tehran's Azadi Stadium, securing their second win in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.

Iranian snooker sensation: Vafai’s triumph over world no. 1 stuns audience

In a historic moment for Iranian sports, Hossein Vafai has etched his name in the annals of snooker history with an astonishing victory over "Rani O'Sullivan," the reigning world number one, in the 2024 World Open Snooker Tournament.

AFC releases poster to mark Iranian New Year, Nowruz

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has congratulated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, by releasing a poster of a few high-profile athletes of the country.

World-famous Iranian body builder Hadi Choopan receives hero’s welcome in hometown

Iconic Iranian body builder and one-time Mr. Olympia winner Hadi Choopan has arrived back in his hometown Shiraz in southern Iran to a warm welcome by family, friends and other fellow countrymen.

World-famous Iranian body builder Hadi Choopan wins another Arnold Classic title

Iconic Iranian body builder and one-time Mr. Olympia winner Hadi Choopan has won his second Arnold Classic title in as many weeks.

Former Iranian footballer Mehdi Mahdavikia in Hamburger SV Team of Century

Former Iranian National Football Team player Mehdi Mahdavikia is selected as the Hamburger SV Team of the Century again.

Iran’s Taekwondo athlete Nematzadeh books Olympics berth

Iran's Taekwondo star Mobina Nematzadeh secured a spot in 2024 Olympic Games on Friday after emerging victorious in a bout with her Japanese opponent at the Asian Qualification Tournament in China.

Iran’s natl deaf futsal triumph secures gold in 20th winter Olympics

In a thrilling showdown at the 20th Deaf Winter Olympics in Turkey, Iran's national deaf futsal team showcased their prowess by clinching the championship title against Japan with a 3-1 victory.

Iranian footballer launches initiative to help flood-hit people in Sistan and Baluchestan

Iranian National Football Team player Ramin Rezaeian has launched a tender to sell his shirt to help the flood-hit people of Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Revved rivalry: Drag derby sets stage for Tehran’s Persepolis vs. Esteghlal showdown

On the eve of the football derby between Tehran's old rivals Persepolis F.C. and Esteghlal F.C., fans of the blue and red teams held a derby car race in the Iranian capital.

Persian wolf crowned at 2024 Arnold Classic

Iranian bodybuilder Hadi Choopan has dethroned defending champion Samson Dauda, clinching the award in the Men’s Open at Arnold Classic 2024 that wrapped up on Saturday.

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.

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