Iran national football team have dropped one place to 33rd in the February’s FIFA rankings, released on Thursday.
Young Iranian female volleyball players have suffered their first loss at the preliminary round of the 11th edition of Asian Girls’ U18 Volleyball Championship in China, being beaten by the hosts.
The Iran womens national under-20 football team, also known as Iran Under-20 or Iran Youth Team, has managed to defeat the Ukraine national under-20 football team in a friendly match in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
The Iranian mens national beach soccer team has vanquished the hosts in the preliminary round of the 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Beach Soccer Championship in Malaysia.
Iranian wrestlers have continued to feature praiseworthy performances at the 21st edition of Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial, and scooped more honor to boost the Islamic Republic’s medal count to eight.
Patients suffering from cancer will be provided with palliative care in cancer treatment centers, the head of cancer department affiliated with the Ministry of Health said.
Iranian cyclist Mohammad Ganjkhanlou has put in a convincing performance at the 37th edition of Asian Cycling Championships in Bahrain, and claimed the third spot in the continental event.
Iranian sports shooter Vahid Golkhandan has featured acceptable precision skills at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2017 Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun tournament in India, and collected a bronze medal.
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) says the Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, and the Iraq national football team are scheduled to play a behind-closed-doors friendly match next month.
Iranian cyclist Amir Hossein Jamshidiyan has exhibited great race readiness and admirable performance at the 37th edition of Asian Cycling Championships in Bahrain, and managed to strike a bronze medal.
Iranian male cyclists have demonstrated good race readiness and commendable performance at the 37th edition of Asian Track Cycling Championships in India, and taken home three medals, including one gold.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has officially barred the US wrestling team from joining the Freestyle World Cup due to be held later this month, days after Washington imposed a travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim nations, including Iran.
Iran’s national under-20 futsal team, also known as Iran Under-20 or Iran Youth Team, has managed to defeat the Ukraine national under-21 futsal team in a friendly match in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
The Iran mens national basketball team has gone down to its first defeat at the 17th edition of West Asian Basketball Association (WABA) Men Championship in Jordan, losing to the Lebanese side.
The Iran mens national basketball team has registered its first victory at the 17th edition of West Asian Basketball Association (WABA) Men Championship in Jordan, triumphing over the Palestinian squad.
Iranian male and female karate practitioners have put in outstanding performances at the 21st edition of the Open de Paris – Karate1 Premier League in France, and picked up four medals, including two gold.
Iranian freestyle wrestlers have kept up their fine performance at the Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2017 in Russia, and pocketed two more bronze medals.
The president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) says Russian athletes could remain banned for the twelfth edition of Paralympic Winter Games, which are scheduled to be held between March 9 and 18 next year in South Korea.
Iran national under-23 wheelchair basketball team has captured its third consecutive victory at the Asia-Oceania qualifying tournament for the 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Mens Under-23 World Championship.
Iran national under-23 wheelchair basketball team has launched a determined campaign at the Asia-Oceania qualifying tournament for the 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Mens Under-23 World Championship, beating Thailand.
Former Bulgarian volleyball player and head coach Radostin Stoychev has arrived in Tehran to hold negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) officials, and assess chances to take charge of Iran mens national volleyball team.
Iran’s national under-17 football team, commonly known by the nickname Nojavanan, has defeated India in a classification match at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Lebanese footballer Rabih Atayah has signed with Zob Ahan Isfahan Football Club, which plays in the Persian Gulf Pro League, also known as Iran Pro League (IPL).
Iran’s national under-17 football team, commonly known by the nickname Nojavanan, has suffered another loss at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia, losing to the Azerbaijani side.
Iranian athlete Mostafa Dalirian has been named the worlds best kurash wrestler for the year 2016, thanks to his impressive displays at 2016 Taiwan Beach Kurash International Championships and 2016 Cheongju World Martial Arts Masterships.
Captain of Iran mens national volleyball team Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani is facing an indefinite ban after being charged by the Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) for using offensive language.
Iranian basketball coach Mehran Shahintab has been appointed as the acting head coach of Iran mens national basketball team after professional basketball coach Dirk Bauermann stunningly parted company with the Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF).
Iranian soccer referee Mohsen Torky has taken the decision to retire professional officiating career after carrying out official duties at the highest level of Iran’s football league system for roughly two decades.
The International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF) has elected Iranian Sohrab Azad as a new member of the disciplinary board of the international governing body for the sport.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will host the 7th edition of Asian Taekwondo Clubs Championships in the northern city of Sari in mid-April.
The World Archery Federation has named Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati the second-best performer in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Iranian International Master and Woman Grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has seen her standing jump nearly a dozen spots in the January edition of the global rankings of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), now sitting among the world’s top thirty chess players.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) has entered into negotiations with three coaches after former Bulgarian volleyball player and head coach Radostin Stoychev decided not to take charge of Iran mens national volleyball team.
The United World Wrestling (UWW) has accepted a proposal by Iran to allow female athletes from Muslim nations to adhere to Islamic dress code while taking part in international tournaments.
Iran Iran climbed one place to 29th in the FIFA’s World Rankings released on Thursday. moves one spot in FIFA rankings.
Iranian female referee Saltanat Norouzi and lineswoman Samaneh Mohseni have officiated a match at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Womens Championship qualification.
Officials at the Iranian Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs have decided to bar the country’s sports figures and delegations from travelling to neighboring Turkey in the wake of a recent wave of terrorist attacks that have claimed dozens of lives and left many more injured there.
National Iranian mens and womens badminton teams have decided not to attend the İBB Turkey International Series 2016 due to the high number of injured players as well as the unfavorable situation of Iranian athletes at the camp.
Saudi Arabian professional football team al-Hilal has picked Oman as the neutral venue to host the forthcoming matches against Iranian clubs at the group stage of the 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Wrestling Federation (IRIWF) has submitted a proposal to the governing body for amateur wrestling to organize three-team tournaments every year under the “World Solidarity for Wrestling” banner.
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and the Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) have clinched an agreement for a 2018 FIFA World Cup round three qualifying match between national teams to be held sooner than scheduled.
The national Iranian male and female kickboxing teams of the Amateur Federation of Workers’ Sport of the Islamic Republic of Iran have delivered fine performances at the first edition of Kenko Kempo Games in India, and won the title.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has elected female Iranian lawyer Parand Azizi as a new member of the international quasi-judicial body to settle disputes related to athletes and tournaments.
Persian Gulf teams Esteghlal Khuzestan, Persepolis, Zobahan and Esteghlal discovered their fate at the 2017 edition of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
The Iranian men’s and women’s national jujitsu teams have finished in the second place overall in the first edition of the Asian Jujitsu Championship in Turkmenistan.
Iran men’s national taekwondo team has pulled out a narrow win at the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Team Championships in Azerbaijan, overcoming the Russian squad.
Iranian male sports shooter Amir Hossein Zolfagharian has demonstrated brilliant performances at the 9th edition of Asian Airgun Championships in Tehran, and claimed a gold medal.
Iran mens national futsal team has managed to defeat the vice champion of the 2016 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Futsal World Cup in a friendly match in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Fencing Federation is going to dispatch a nine-strong delegation to the upcoming Grand Prix Epee Qatar 2016, which is going to open within the next few days.
Iran national women’s under-22 rugby sevens team has made quite an achievement at a four-team round-robin tournament in Germany, finishing in the second place at the end of the event.
Three swimmers are going to represent the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 13th edition of Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Swimming Championships (25M) 2016, which are scheduled to start later this week.
Iranian powerlifters have started off to a vigorous and impressive campaign at the World Championship Amateur World Powerlifting Congress (AWPC)/ World Champions Cup World Powerlifting Congress (WPC)/World Armlifting Association (WAA) – 2016 in Russia, winning eight gold medals.
In the final round of the FIDE Womens Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, the game between Sarasadat Khademalsharieh and Georgian Bela Khotenashvili ended in a draw.
Islamic Republic of Iran’s Aliasghar Hasanzadeh was named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year for a second time on Thursday in the ceremony held in a grand ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
Iran is Mover of the Month for November after its run to the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup final helped the team into the world’s top five.
Iranian International Master and Woman Grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has sustained her first loss at the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) Women’s Grand Prix in Russia, going down to a representative from China in the ninth round of the final leg of the tournament.
Iranian cueist Soheil Vahedi has displayed noteworthy skills at the 42nd edition of the International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Amateur Snooker Championships in Qatar, and ranked first at the conclusion of the tournament.
The Fédération Internationale dEscrime (FIE) has elected three Iranian sports officials as new members of different commissions at the international governing body of Olympic fencing.
Iranian archers have been awarded three medals, including one gold, at the Indoor Archery World Cup - Stage 1 in Morocco.
Iranian male and female karate practitioners have ranked second at the 15th edition of Asian Karate Federation (AKF) Cadet, Junior & U-21 Championship in Indonesia.
A senior Iranian sports official says there is no more hope to find the two Malaysian mountain climbers who have gone missing in an Iranian mountain range alive.
President of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) Michael van Praag will travel to Tehran to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Iranian football federation.
Iranian International Master and Woman Grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has continued to demonstrate her will and a strong fighting spirit at the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) Women’s Grand Prix in Russia, and tied against a former Womens European Individual Chess Championship title holder.
Young Iranian taekwondo fighters received a total of six medals at the 11th WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Canada, including two precious golds.
Iran took the fourth place at the Asian Water Polo Championship — the 10th Asian Swimming Championships — in Japan.
Alireza Faghani from Iran been named among the nominees for the 2016 Globe Soccer Awards referee of the year.
The national Iranian junior kurash wrestling team has ended its campaign at the 8th edition of World Junior Kurash Championship in India, and finished as the runner-up in the international contest.
Dutch chess grandmaster Ivan Sokolov has been appointed as coach of three Iranian women players in the 2017 Womens World Chess Championships.
Iranian professional footballer Sardar Azmoun is apparently on transfer radar to Britain’s Premier League association football club Liverpool, thanks to his great performances with FC Rostov in the Russian Premier League and during the third round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament.
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Saudi Arabia emerged victorious from a remarkable 11-goal thriller against Islamic Republic of Iran at Khalifa Sports City Stadium on Thursday evening with their 6-5 win booking a place in the final of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016.
Amirhossein Peyrovani paid tribute to the influence of senior national team coach Carlos Queiroz as Islamic Republic of Iran qualified for the finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 for the first time in 16 years with victory over Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 on Monday evening.
Iran U-19 striker Reza Jafari said that the country’s senior players are their role models after booking a place in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
Reza Jafari’s brace booked Islamic Republic of Iran a place in the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 on Monday evening as Amir Peiravani’s side handed Uzbekistan a 2-0 defeat to also qualify for the finals of next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic.
Finnish Ambassador to Tehran Harri Kämäräinen believes his country has a lot to share with Iran in areas such as nutritional research and sports teacher training courses.
The Iranian officials will sit down with Lozano to discuss his future since they want to reach a contract with their coach until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has put Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi-Doodmani on the shortlist for the Best Female Athlete of September based on performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.