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Tochal Ski Resort Wildly Popular for Proximity to Tehran

Tochal, five kilometres away from the Iranian capital of Tehran, is the closest ski resort to an urban area in Iran, and has gained an increasing popularity as it is always accessible to those interested in skiing and mountaineering.

‘Iranian Kasparov’ Making History in Junior Chess Contests

Parham Maghsoodloo, or Parhamov, is an 18-year-old Iranian chess player known as Iran’s Kasparov for his participation in many international competitions and the numerous awards he has won.

This Iranian Girl Is Used to Fighting for Her Life

Shora Fekri, 28, is an Iranian girl who waterproofs rooftops, installs placards, inserts wall plugs into exterior view of buildings and does many other things which may seem odd for women in Iran.

Iranian Mountaineer Conquers Mount Damavand with Artificial Legs

Loss of both legs is definitely the worst thing that can happen for a professional mountaineer who is also a member of the country's national team and has the experience of climbing the world’s high peaks. But it’s not the end of the story.

Iran Hosts First Edition of Silk Road Rally

The first edition of Iran Silk Road Rally was recently held on parts of the ancient Road in Semnan province, central Iran.

Iran Hosting Int’l Horseback Combat Contests

International horseback combat competitions have kicked off in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, bringing together sportspeople from 19 countries.

Iranian Clubs Learn Rivals in 2019 AFC Champions League

Iranian football teams Esteghlal and Persepolis learned their opponents at the group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League (ACL) on Thursday.

Local Games Festival Held in Iran’s North Khorasan Province

A festival of local games was recently held in Bojnord, the capital of Iran’s North Khorasan province.

Iranian Women Gymnasts to Attend Int’l Contests after 15 Years

Iranian women gymnasts are to make history by attending international contests once again after 15 years of hiatus.

Iran’s Most Advanced Football Stadium Opens in Ahvaz

Foolad Arena, the most technologically advanced stadium of Iran, was officially opened in the south-western city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province on Tuesday.

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