Thursday, January 20, 2022



Iranian Athletes Win Two Gold Medals, One Silver at 2020 Paralympics Games

Iranian athletes snatched two gold medals and one silver on Monday at several categories at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan’s Tokyo.

Paralympics 2020: Iranian Judoka Wins Gold

Blind Iranian Judoka Vahid Nouri has won the minus-90 kilogram Paralympics gold after beating his British rival.

Iran’s Rostami Stanches First Gold in Tokyo Paralympics

Iranian powerlifter, Ruhollah Rostami, has picked up the first Paralympic gold for the Islamic Republic at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Crazy Dream Comes True: Football Fan with Down syndrome Becomes Team Manager

Shahab Mortazavi, a fan of Iranian football powerhouse Esteqlal, has had his dream of coaching the team come true.

Iranian Sardar Scores Winner against CSKA Moscow

Iranian footballer Sardar Azmoun, who plays as a forward for the Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg and the Iran national team, netted a beautiful goal in the match against CSKA Moscow in the 82nd minute.

Iran’s Nat’l Sports Museum: A Display of Nation’s Athletic History, Honours

Iran’s National Sports, Olympics and Paralympics Museum is a treasure trove of the country’s history.

Leader Thanks Medal-Winning Olympians as Iran Finishes 27th

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the country’s Olympics medalists after the Iranian team wrapped up its campaign with 7 medals.

The Carpet Which Introduces Iranian Art in Olympics

A few days ago, an Iranian artist unveiled an Olympics-themed framed rug in Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympics is underway.

Iran Beats Poland Volleyball Team in Dramatic Olympic Clash

In an epic battle, Iran’s National Volleyball Team beat Poland in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in a match that lasted two and a half hours.

Team Iran Walk in Parade of Nations at Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

The convoy of Iranian athletes named "Land of Iran Stars" paraded at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics while shooter Hanieh Rostamian and Basketball player Samad Nikkhah Bahrami bore the country’s flag.

Yekta Jamali Becomes First Iranian Woman to Win World Weightlifting Medal

Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran's first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.

US Basketball Player’s Buzzer Beater Saves His Iranian Side

An American basketball player’s stunning buzzer beater saved his Iranian side in the final moment of the final match, and helped the team win Iran's Super League title for the first time ever.

Ancient Cup Inspires Logo of Iran’s Team at Tokyo Olympic Games

The “Arjan” cup with a history going back thousands of years has been designed and unveiled as the official symbol of the Iranian team at the 2020 Summer Olympics scheduled to be held in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

Iran, Spain Stress Closer Sports Cooperation

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar has met with Spanish Ambassador to Iran Luis Felipe Fernández de la Peña.

Kish Island Hosts Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament

Kish Island, a Persian Gulf resort in southern Iran, hosted a water ski and wakeboard tournament on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

Former Iranian Footballer Mehrdad Minavand Dies of COVID-19 at 45

Former Iranian football player Mehrdad Minavand passed away because of COVID-19 on Wednesday night at the age of 45.

Iran, Japan Sign MoU to Expand Sports Cooperation

Iranian Sport Minister Masoud Soltanifar has signed a memorandum of understanding with his Japanese counterpart on expansion of future sports cooperation between the two countries.

Iran, Qatar Call for Enhancement of Sports Ties

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar has met with Qatari Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim Al Ali.

Iran’s Persepolis to Host Asian, World Powerlifting Championships

The World Power Sport Federation (WPSF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on holding Asian world powerlifting championships at Persepolis, a world-famous historical site in southern Iran

Iranian Girl Who Went Viral for 4-Metre Jump Eyes Olympic Games

A new Iranian female track and field star has drawn the attention of everyone by overcoming a 4-metre-high bar in the pole vault event.

400 Sports, Tourism Projects Enter Service across Iran

Hundreds of national projects in the domains of sports and youth as well as tourism have been inaugurated across Iran.

Disabled Iranian Child Longing to Attend Paralympic Games

A physically challenged Iranian child is working tirelessly to take part in sports competitions for the disabled, especially the Paralympic games.

Parkour Becoming All the Rage in Iran

Parkour, as a low-cost physical activity, has become very popular among young people in Iran.

Persepolis Wins Iran Pro League for 4th Consecutive Time

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis football team won its fourth successive title in the Iran Professional League (IPL).

Tehran Gyms to Be Closed for 7 Days as COVID-19 Cases Surge: Official

All gyms and sports club in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have been closed for a week due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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