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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.
bahram-radan

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

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.
Kianoush Rostami

Iranian Athlete Selected as World’s Best Weightlifter of Year

The International Weightlifting Federation named Kianoush Rostami 2016’s male Lifter of the Year.
Sara Abdolmaleki

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.
Behdad Salimi

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

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.
Farhad Eskandari Iranian Mountain Climber

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.

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