Mahsa Ghorbani, first Iranian woman referees men’s football match

Mahsa Ghorbani has made history in sports by refereeing an international football match as the first Iranian woman.

Iranian women’s taekwondo team crowned champions in World Cup

The Iranian women’s taekwondo team outshone its rivals on Tuesday and won the title for the 2024 World Cup championship in South Korea for the first time in the country’s history.

Iranian female athletes runner-up at Asian Kurash championship

Female Iranian kurash wrestlers have featured notable displays of physical might and grappling skills at the 13th edition of Asian Senior Kurash Championship in Iran, finishing as the vice champion of the high-status continental competition.

Iranian women’s ice hockey team win Asian Cup

The Iranian Women’s Ice Hockey team have won the Asian Cup in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Iran’s Taekwondo athlete Nematzadeh books Olympics berth

Iran's Taekwondo star Mobina Nematzadeh secured a spot in 2024 Olympic Games on Friday after emerging victorious in a bout with her Japanese opponent at the Asian Qualification Tournament in China.

Iranian scientist wins American Physical Society’s award

An Iranian graduate of Tehran's Sharif University of Technology has won the annual award of the America Physical Society (APS) for the year 2024.

Two women to referee Tehran’s 103rd Derby match from VAR room

The second female referee for the Wednesday football Derby of Tehran was picked by the Committee of the Referees of Iran.

Iranian female referee to judge men’s derby in Tehran

An Iranian female referee is to judge a derby in Tehran from the video assistant referee (VAR) room, an unprecedented development in the sports history of Iran where women are not normally allowed to judge men’s competitions.

Iran team wins 2024 CAFA women’s futsal championship

The Iranian women’s team was crowned at the 2024 CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship for a third consecutive time at the international sports tournament.

Iranian Journalists Niloufar Hamedi, Elaheh Mohammadi released on bail

Niloufar Hamedi, a reporter with the Shargh Daily, and Elaheh Mohammadi, head of the social issues desk at the Hammihan newspaper, have been released from prison on bail after 17 months in detention following the 2022 unrest and riots in the Islamic Republic.

Body of female Iranian footballer at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium for tribute

The memorial ceremony for Melika Mohammadi, a famous Iranian football player whose life was cut short following a tragic car accident, was held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran this Sunday, in the presence of various football figures.

FIFA president sympathizes with Iranians over death of female football player

The president of the international governing body of football association, FIFA, has posted a message of condolences on the death of female Iranian football player Melika Mohammadi who died in a car accident on Sunday. 

Iranian national team player killed in car accident, football league week postponed

The Iranian football community mourns the devastating loss of Melika Mohammadi, a prominent player for the national team and Khatun-e Bam, in a heart-wrenching car accident.

Raisi: Islamic Revolution’s view rejects western approach

The Iranian president says the West has always used the issue of women’s rights as a lever to pressure independent countries.

Maryam Talaee; the top motorcyclist of the Austrian Rally 2023

Maryam Talaee was introduced as the best motorcyclist of the 2023 Austrian Rally by the International Federative Association of Historic Automobile Clubs (FIVA).

Female spectators now allowed to attend stadiums in Iran

Iranian female spectators can now cheer on their favorite team alongside male fans at stadiums.

Iranian daily attacks Raisi administration’s proposed hijab law

An Iranian daily has censured a motion prepared by the President Ebrahim Raisi administration to fine women who don’t wear their hijab properly or to close down businesses that offer goods and services to those women.

Female Iranian Weightlifters preparing for high-profile contests

The camp of the Iranian Women's Weightlifting Team is underway in the capital Tehran.

Iran daily warns govt. about risk of new tensions over mandatory Hijab laws

An Iranian daily criticizes what it calls the return of “verbal and physical violence” to the society over the enforcement of Islamic dress code laws, warning of renewed unrest in the country over the matter.

Iranian girls’ basketball team vice-champion at U16 Asian championship

Iranian women's national under-16 basketball team became vice-champion of Asia for the first time in the history of its presence at Asian women's basketball competitions.

In drill, Iranian female pilot flies in ultra-light VL3 jet over Tehran

Footage emerges of an Iranian female pilot flying in an ultra-light VL3 airplane for a first time as part of a drill in the skies over the capital, Tehran.

Official: Iran security body approves motion to let women into football stadiums

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has approved the entry of women into football stadiums.

Iran’s female taekwondo athlete wins gold medal at World Championships

Iranian female athlete Nahid Kiani has made history by grabbing the gold medal at the 2023 Taekwondo World Championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan Republic.

Iran runners-up at IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s Asia

The Iranian women's ice hockey team won the vice-champion title of the 2023 Asian championships in Thailand after conceding defeat against the host.

Two renowned Iranian actresses sued for not wearing head veil at public event

A report says renowned Iranian actresses Fatemeh Mo’tamed-Ariya and Afsaneh Baygan face judicial action for not covering their hair at a public event, required under Iran's dress code.

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