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Iran thrash Bangladesh at AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 qualifiers

The Islamic Republic of Iran women's national football team have heavily defeated Bangladesh in qualifying matches for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup.

Iran Paralympic athletes get heroic welcome home

Iran’s Paralympics teams are given a heroic welcome upon returning home from Tokyo, the venue of the games.

Iranian Azmoun named Zenit’s footballer of the month

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has been named Zenit Saint Petersburg’s footballer of the month. The 26-year-old was voted player of the months of July and August by Zenit’s supporters.

Tehran City Council Members Thank Taxi Driver Paralympics Coach

Members of Tehran City Council have commended a taxi driver who played a key role in the Iranian team’s medal haul in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Iran sitting volleyball wins Paralympics gold

Iran’s national sitting volleyball team subdue Russia 3-1 in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 to snatch the gold medal in the final match.

Ali Daei Praises Ronaldo After Beating World Top Scorer Record

Former Iranian national football team striker Ali Daei, who held the title of the top international men’s football goal scorer for 17 years, has praised Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, after he snatched his title.

Syria Coach Accuses AFC of Having Bias Towards Iran

The Syrian national football coach, in a complaint lodged with the AFC, says designating Tehran as the host in the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifier is “unfair”.

Iranian Shooter Crowned Champ in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Iranian Paralympian Sareh Javanmardi has finished first in the 10-metre pistol competitions in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paraympics.

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.

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