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Iran’s male and female taekwondo teams finished second in the 2022 World Junior Championship in the Bulgarian capital Sofia after six days of competitions.
Last month, two Iranian women managed to reach the top of Mount Everest. Afsaneh Hesamifard and Elham Ramezani arrived at the peak on May 14 and 15, respectively, within a 30-day period.
Iranian national Judo champion Arash Aghaei has passed away at the age of 30 after an electrocution incident at the bodybuilding club, where he exercised.
Iranian wrestlers have won one gold and three bronze medals in Bulgaria’s Danklov and Nikolai Petrov Cup competitions.
The flag of the Islamic republic of Iran has been flown in Doha, Qatar, which hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
Mohammad Safdarian has won the second gold medal ever for Iran in the Ice Climbing World Championships 2022.
Iran have defeated Kuwait 27-26 in Group II of the 2022 Asian Handball Championship and automatically qualified for the 2023 World Handball Championship for the first time since 2015.
Hossein Vafaei became the first Iranian player to win a ranking title with a victory over Welsh professional snooker player, Mark Williams, in the final of the Snooker Shoot Out.
Iran has denounced US-led efforts to boycott the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, expressing solidarity with China that is targeted by the American smear campaign. The UK, Canada and Australia have become the latest nations to announce a diplomatic boycott of the event.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has named top Greco-Roman wrestlers of 2021, who include four Iranians.
Former Iranian footballer Ali Daei has given a shirt of Iran’s National Team to Australian Ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs.
Iranian women taekwondo players grabbed three medals at the first edition of the World Taekwondo Women's Open Championships in Saudi Arabia.
The 35th World Military Wrestling Championship will be held in Tehran within days with 300 wrestlers from 22 countries participating in the competitions, the spokesman for Iranian Police announced.
Iranian athlete Mohammad Reza Saeedi-Madani has claimed a bronze medal at the 2021 World Sambo Championships in Uzbekistan.
Iranian referee Gelareh Nazemi was nominated for world’s best woman referee, International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) announced.
An Iranian striker of the Portuguese soccer team Porto has been named as FIFA’s player of the week.
An Iranian couple have pedaled a distance of 500 kilometers all the way across the country’s northern coastline in a symbolic move to protect the Caspian seal.
Iran’s Persepolis has suffered a 3-0 defeat against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal football team in quarterfinals round of the 2021 AFC Champions League.
Iranian freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani has won the first gold medal for his country in the 2021 World Wrestling Championship in Oslo, Norway.