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Iran Top Sports Power in Asia: Korean Website
The recent successes of Iran's football and volleyball teams have prompted a Korean website to praise the Islamic Republic for its historic achievements.
Int’l Sporting Goods Exhibition Underway in Iran
The 16th International Exhibition of Sports, Sporting Goods and Equipment (SPORTEX 2017) is being held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Iran Protests Unfair Number of European Referees at Intl. Wrestling Contests
Iran’s representative to the United World Wrestling’s Presiding Board Rasoul Khadem has protested against the unfair number of European referees in international competitions.
Iran Volleyball Team Claims World U-19 Championship Title
Iran claimed the title of the FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U-19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Sunday.
Pocket Billiards Coach Ruijsink to Prepare Iran National Team
Johan Ruijsink, the former Team Europe Mosconi Cup captain, will soon travel to Iran to prepare the national team for the Asian championship.
Iran Defeats China at FIVB Volleyball World Championship Qalifier
Iran's national volleyball team has downed the Chinese rival in straight sets (25–21, 29–27, 25–20) at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Asian Qualification on Saturday.
Iran Wins One Gold, 4 Silvers in 2017 World Karate Games
Iranian karate practitioners have exhibited great punching, knee strikes as well as open-hand techniques at the 2017 World Games in Poland, and collected five medals, including four silver ones, at the international multi-sport event.
Iran Urges Saudi Arabia Not to Politicize Sports
Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar advised Saudi officials to draw a line between politics and sports, reminding the kingdom of the many interests it shares with Iran in the region.
Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament Held in Iran’s Kashan
The first edition of women's arm wrestling tournament has been held in the central Iranian city of Kashan.
Iran to Hold Annual Sports Festival for Pensioners
An Iranian official says a permanent committee will be set up for the National Sports Festival of the Retired.
Iranian Actor among Torch Bearers of Winter Olympics
Iranian cinema superstar Bahram Radan has been chosen as one of the main torch bearers of 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Iran Claims Title in Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships
Iranian men and women collected nine golds, three silvers and a bronze to be crowned champion in the 9th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships in Kazakhstan on Friday.
Mahram Tehran’s Former American Basketball Player Dies
Chris Williams, an American basketball player who used to play in Iran’s Mahram Tehran, passed away on March 15 at the age of 36.
Iranian Athlete Selected as World’s Best Weightlifter of Year
The International Weightlifting Federation named Kianoush Rostami 2016’s male Lifter of the Year.
Iranian Athlete Struggles to Become a Champion Once Again
Sara Abdolmaleki, a former champion in women’s rugby, was seriously injured in a car crash in early 2016, but she wants to rejoin professional sports in the near future.
Weightlifting Olympics Gold Medallist Criticizes IOC’s Doping Scrutiny Policy
Iranian weightlifter and 2012 Olympic gold medallist, Behdad Salimi, voiced criticism against International Olympic Committee’s scrutiny policy towards Ilya Ilyin, the Kazakh weightlifter.
Sareh Javanmardi named Asia’s top female athlete of 2014
Iran’s Paralympic shooter, Sareh Javanmardi, has been chosen as Asia’s best female athlete of the year.
A disabled Iranian war veteran becomes the oldest Mera Peak conqueror
A disabled Iranian was veteran becomes the oldest climber of Mera Peak in the Himalayas.
Rouhani congratulates Iranian weightlifters’ championship
Iran’s president has congratulated Iranian disabled weightlifters’ championship in the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships.