Iran’s national under-17 football team defeats India 1-0 at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Lebanese footballer Rabih Atayah has signed with Iran’s Zob Ahan Isfahan Football Club for a season and a half.
Mehran Hatami has been appointed the new head coach of Iran men's national basketball team.
Iran’s national under-17 football team loses to Azerbaijan 0-1 at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Iranian athlete Mostafa Dalirian has been named the world's best kurash wrestler for the year 2016.
Famous Iranian Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani has been suspended indefinitely for offending a referee supervisor at the end of a national match.
Iranian international striker Karim Ansarifard has joined the Greek club Olympiacos on a three-and-a-half-year contract.
Iran national under-17 football team downs Moldova 5-0 in the group stage of the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Iran’s national football team has maintained its position as Asia’s best-ranked squad in the latest FIFA rankings.
Former Iran men’s national football team and Persepolis club defender Kazem Seyyed Alikhani has died at the age of 62 in Tehran.
Iranian alpine skiers collect six medals at the first edition of the World Alpine Skiing and World Para Snowboard Competitions in the country.
The Iranian men’s national indoor field hockey team registers an impressive 15-3 win in the Croatia Indoor Cup 2017.
Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Ghasem Rezaei stays put as the world’s third best athlete in the 98-kilogram weight class.
Iran men’s national A Behcup team finishes the champion of Behcup International Competitions; the cup of peace and friendship, in Mashhad.
Hundreds of Iranian citizens and sports officials commemorate the 49th death anniversary of late Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti.
Iranian freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani Charati has claimed the top spot in the United World Wrestling (UWW) final rankings for 2016.
Iranian basketball coach Mehran Shahintab has been appointed as the acting head coach of Iran men’s basketball team.
Iranian soccer referee Mohsen Torky has ended his officiating career after more than 16 years.
The International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF) picks Sohrab Azad as a new member of its disciplinary committee.
Iran will host the 7th edition of Asian Taekwondo Clubs Championships in mid-April.
The World Archery Federation picked Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati as the second-best performer of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Iranian Woman Grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has been promoted to the 28th spot in the latest FIDE world rankings.
Iranian mixed martial artist Amir Aliakbari finishes vice champion of the Rizin 2016 Openweight World Grand Prix in Japan.
The national Iranian girls’ U-18 volleyball team has suffered its third straight defeat during its training tour in Slovenia.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation has proposed a kit for female Muslim athletes to FIBA.
Iranian Pahlavani wrestler Jaber Sadeqzadeh has claimed Iran’s “Champion of Year” title.
The IRIVF is in talks with three candidates to pick a head coach for Iran national volleyball team.
Iranian heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler Bashir Babajanzadeh Darzi has been hit with a four-year ban by the United World Wrestling.
The UWW accepted a proposal by Iran to allow female athletes from Muslim nations to adhere to Islamic dress code in international tournaments.
A fan of Esteghlal Tehran soccer club dies after suffering a heart attack while celebrating a late equalizer against Sepahan.
Iranian and Lebanese beach soccer teams are going to play two friendly matches within the next few days.
Junior Iranian boxers earned the four bronzes at the 2016 Agalarov Cup Youth Boxing Tournament in Azerbaijan.
Iran U-17 football team has been drawn in Group D of the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament.
Iran’s men’s national soccer team has climbed one position in the December 2016 edition of FIFA rankings to land in the 29th spot in the world.
Iranian female referee Saltanat Norouzi and lineswoman Samaneh Mohseni have officiated a 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification match.
The Iranian Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has banned athletes and sports delegations from traveling to Turkey.
National Iranian men's and women's badminton teams pull out of Istanbul matches over the number of injured players and camp situation.
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club selects Oman as the neutral venue to host its 2017 AFC Champions League matches against Iranian clubs.
Iran proposes World Solidarity for Wrestling tournaments to the United World Wrestling.
The Iranian and Uzbek football federations have agreed to bring forward the date of 2018 FIFA World Cup round three qualifying match by one day.
Iranian female badminton player Soraya Aghaei Hajiagha earns bronze in the Nepal International Badminton Series 2016.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will host Freestyle World Cup and Greco-Roman World Cup 2017 early next year.
Iranian clubs have claimed the top three spots at the 2016 Asian Weightlifting Clubs Championships in Qatar.
Iranian male and female kickboxing teams have been crested at the first edition of the Asian Kenko Kempo Games in India.
Iranian lawyer Parand Azizi has joined the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Iranian football clubs find out their opponents at the group stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League.
Young Iranian male and female archers have won the title at the second stage of the 2016/17 Indoor Archery World Cup in Thailand.
Iran men’s national taekwondo team has been eliminated from the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Team Championships in Azerbaijan.
Iranian men’s and women’s national jujitsu teams have finished runner-up at the first edition of the Asian Jujitsu Championship in Turkmenistan.
Iran men’s taekwondo team defeats Russia at the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Team Championships in Azerbaijan.
French squash player Auguste Dussourd has been named the champion of the first edition of the International Navy Martyrs Memorial Squash Tournament in Tehran.
Iranian wrestling club Sina Sanat Izeh has ranked first at the third edition of the Greco-Roman Club World Cup in Hungary.
Iranian junior sports shooter Amir Hossein Zolfagharian grabs a gold medal at the 9th edition of Asian Airgun Championships in Tehran.
Iran men's national futsal team defeats the Russian squad 6-4 in a friendly match.
Iranian male and female fencers will fight for medals at Grand Prix Epee Qatar 2016.
Iran national women’s under-22 rugby sevens team ranks second at a four-team round-robin tournament in Germany.
Three swimmers are going to represent Iran in the 13th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships (25M) 2016 in Canada.
Iranian powerlifters have managed to collect eight gold medals at world championships in Kursk, Russia.
Iranian freestyle wrestling club Bimeh Razi finishes runner-up at the 2016 Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup in Ukraine.
Iranian futsal player Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh Navlighi has been named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year.
The Iranian men’s national beach soccer team stays the best Asian squad in the latest BSWW rankings.
Iranian chess player Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has suffered her first defeat at the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Russia.
The International Fencing Federation has elected three Iranians to three of its commissions.
Iranian snooker player Soheil Vahedi has been top-ranked at the 42nd edition of IBSF World Amateur Snooker Championships in Qatar.
Iranian archers have collected three medals at the Indoor Archery World Cup - Stage 1 in Morocco.
A top Iranian sports official rules out the possibility that the two Malaysian climbers who have gone missing in an Iranian mountain range can be found alive.
Young Iranian male and female karate practitioners have finished as runner-up in the 15th AKF Cadet, Junior & U-21 Championship.
Iranian male and female Muaythai boxers have struck 14 medals at the IFMA World Cup in Russia.
Iranian male and female karate practitioners have pocketed eight more medals at the 15th edition of AKF Cadet, Junior & U-21 Championship in Indonesia.
Iranian chess player Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has earned two draws at the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Russia.
Young Iranian karate practitioners win 11 medals at the 15th edition of AKF Cadet, Junior & U-21 Championship in Indonesia.
Iranian chess player Sarasadat Khademalsharieh holds French opponent Almira Skripchenko to a draw at the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Russia.
Iranian cycling team Pishmagan Kavir Yazd has finished first at Tour of Fuzhou 2016 in China.
An Iranian soccer referee and two linesmen receive the AFC Referees Special Award 2016.
The national Iranian girls’ taekwondo team claims the top podium at the 11th edition of the WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Canada.
Parisa Javadi grabbed a bronze medal in the 11th edition of the WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Canada.
Iranian female wushu fighters raise the Islamic Republic’s medal count in the first edition of Taolu World Cup in China.
Iranian wushu fighters have snatched two bronze medals in the first edition of Taolu World Cup in Fuzhou, China.
Iran men's national diving team finishes third at the 10th edition of Asian Swimming Championships in Japan.
Young Iranian male and female taekwondo fighters have snatched five medals in the 11th edition of WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Canada.
Junior Iranian freestyle wrestler Abolfazl Aramideh is going to receive the UWW Endurance Trophy later this week.
Iran drubs Hong Kong 19-8 at the 10th edition of the Asian Swimming Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
Iran and Syria have played out a goalless draw in the third round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament.
The national Iranian water polo sustains its first defeat at the 10th edition of Asian Swimming Championships in Japan.
Iranian weightlifters collect 11 more medals in the 2016 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Japan.
The national Iranian youth kurash wrestling team ranks 2nd at the 8th edition of World Junior Kurash Championship in India.
Iran defeats the US 45-34 to reach the semifinals of the 6th edition of Dr BR Ambedkar World Cup Kabaddi in India.
Iranian weightlifters pocket nine medals at the 2016 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Japan.
Iran’s male national kickboxing team has won the World Kickboxing Federation (WKF) World Championship 2016 in Italy.
National Iranian Pahlavani wrestling team wins the title of the first edition of Pahlavani Wrestling World Championship in Belarus.
Iran has formally protested to FIFA over a fine levied because of “religious manifestations” during a World Cup qualifier against South Korea.