Women's World Chess Championship chief arbiter Shohreh Bayat has refused to return home from Iran, after she was criticised for allegedly not wearing a hijab during the tournament.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has reportedly banned Iran from hosting Champions League football matches as controversy surrounding the country continues.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed Iran has not been suspended by the organisation, because the country has sent a letter assuring it will end its discriminatory policy against athletes from Israel.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh says she has defected from the country after criticising the regime's "hypocrisy, lies and injustice".
Iran's men and South Korea's women qualified for the volleyball competitions at Tokyo 2020 as the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournaments concluded today.
Bach thanks Iran for support on political neutrality, even as it continues to stop athletes competing against Israelis
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has praised Iran's support for "principles of political neutrality in sport" in a letter to the country's President Hassan Rouhani, despite its refusal to allow its athletes to compete against Israelis.
Iran's most decorated Olympian Hadi Saei has been appointed as technical director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Taekwondo Federation.
Allegations of corruption and doping in weightlifting will be among the main topics discussed when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meets here tomorrow.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended Iranian athlete Asadollah Azimi for nine months for committing an anti-doping rule violation.
Iran has selected two athletes for taekwondo's Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.
US Soccer has cancelled its men's training camp in Qatar because of the "developing situation in the region" after an Iranian military commander was killed in an airstrike ordered by Donald Trump.
Saeid Mollaei, who defected from Iran after being ordered to withdraw during this year's World Judo Championships, is due to make his debut for Mongolia in the IJF World Masters that starts in Qingdao, China, tomorrow.
Defending champions China and Japan are through to the respective men’s and women’s finals at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships in Chiba.
Australia, Iran and South Korea qualify for Tokyo 2020 after reaching semi-finals at IWBF Asia Oceania Championships
Australia, Iran and South Korea all secured their places in the men's wheelchair basketball tournament at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo after, reaching the semi-finals of the Asia Oceania Championships in Pattaya.
Saeid Mollaei has been cleared to compete for Mongolia and could represent the nation at next year's Olympic Games following his defection from Iran, after being ordered to throw his semi-final at this year's World Judo Championships rather than set up a potential clash with a rival from Israel.