Wednesday, May 31, 2023


President Raisi congratulates Iran’s weigh-lifters on Asia championship in South Korea

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi offers congratulations to the country’s weightlifting squad on winning the championship at the 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships held in South Korea.

Iran crowned champions at 2023 Asian Weightlifting

Iran's weightlifting team became champion at the 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships held in South Korea.

Intl. Wrestling Tournament, Takhti Cup

The 43rd round of the Takhti Championships was held on Monday morning (May 8, 2023) in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Two Iranians selected top AAWC coaches of 2022

Mohammad Bana and Pejman Dorostkar have been crowned the best wrestling coaches of the Asian Associated Wrestling Committee (AAWC) in 2022.

Iranian freestyle wrestler among world’s top 5

Iranian athlete Kamran Ghasempour's name is mentioned in the list of the top five freestyle wrestlers in the 2022 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup.

Iranian wrestlers denied US visas for world champions

Iran Wrestling Federation announced that the US government has not issued visas to three Iranian freestyle wrestlers and two coaches to take part in World Cup tournament.

Iran will only participate in wrestling World Cup in US if visas issued for all team members: Official

An Iranian sports official says if the United States does not issue visas for all members of Iran’s national freestyle wrestling team, Iran will not participate in upcoming World Cup games in December.

2022 world championship: Iran freestyle wrestling team finishes runners-up

Iran's national freestyle wrestling team won 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals and 150 team points, standing as the runner-up of the 2022 World Championships in Serbia.

Raisi felicitates Iran’s U-17 Greco-Roman wrestling team on winning World C’ship

President Ebrahim Raisi has offered congratulations to Iran’s U-17 Greco-Roman wrestling team on winning the title of the 2022 World Cadets Wrestling Championships in Rome, Italy.

Iran’s youth Greco-Roman wrestlers win Asia championship

The young Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers have come in the first place in the Asian championships in Bahrain.

Iranian freestyle wrestlers grab 4 medals at Kazakhstan tournament

Iranian four-member freestyle wrestling team won three gold and one silver medals at the International Wrestling Championships of the Turlykhanov Cup in Kazakhstan.

President Raisi congrats Iranian wrestlers on crowning in 2022 Asian championship

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated the championship of Iran's national freestyle wrestling team in the Asian Wrestling Championships in Mongolia.

Iran becomes Asia’s freestyle wrestling champion with 6 golds

Iran’s freestyle wrestlers have won the Asian championship in Mongolia with six gold medals.

Iran comes second in Asian Greco-Roman wrestling competitions

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestling team finishes in second place in the 2022 Asian Wrestling Championships.

Traditional wrestling competitions held in northeastern Iran

The national Ba Chukhe – cuxe – wrestling, held annually in the northeastern Iranian city of Esfarayen, has been held again after a two-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran wrestlers’ trip to US canceled after Washington refused visas

The trip to the United States by Iran’s National Freestyle Wrestling Team has been canceled due to the host country refusing to issue visas to the athletes.

US refuses to issue visa for Iran Wrestling Chief Alireza Dabir

A spokesman for Iran’s Wrestling Federation has said the US has not issued visas for four people including Alireza Dabir, the president of the federation to attend friendly competitions in the US.

Veteran volleyball, wrestling manager Yazdani Khorram passes away

The former director of the national volleyball and wrestling federations of Iran, Mohammad Reza Yazdani Khorram, has passed away at the age of 75, after a period of a vascular disease.

World champion Yazdani wrestles with mentally disabled boy

Iranian world wrestling champion Hassan Yazdani has visited a mental care home in the city of Mashhad where he symbolically wrestled with a disabled boy residing there.

Iranian wrestlers receive hero’s welcome at home

The Islamic Republic of Iran's national freestyle wrestling team returned to a hero's welcome on Wednesday evening after its strong performance at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Norway.

Iran’s Leader thanks wrestling medalists

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked Iranian wrestling champions after they made history in the world championship freestyle wrestling competitions by winning gold and silver medals at the 2021 World Wrestling Championship in Oslo, Norway.

Iranian Heavyweight Wins Gold in 2021 World Wrestling Championships

Iranian freestyle wrestler Amirhossein Zaareh has bagged the gold medal in the 125kg category in the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway.

Iranian wrestler defeats American, wins gold in World Championship

Iranian freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani has won the first gold medal for his country in the 2021 World Wrestling Championship in Oslo, Norway.

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.

Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth says the World Wrestling Championships will be definitely held in Tehran this year despite an earlier decision by the United World Wrestling (UWW) to strip Iran of the right to host the competition over the recent unrest.

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