The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has rubber stamped changes to its statutes as it seeks to win over FIFA, which has threatened the national governing body with suspension over possible Government intervention.
World Rugby has accepted Burkina Faso, Iran and Laos as new full members of the governing body, while Nepal and Panama have become associate members.
Vladimir Alekno has been appointed head coach of the Iranian men's volleyball team for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Iran’s Chef de Mission Hadi Rezaei has called on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to reduce the number of people allowed to attend Tokyo 2020 to ensure the safety of Para athletes.
Fears for the safety of disabled Iranian bodybuilder Reza Tabrizi have been growing since he was arrested for social media comments criticising Government policy in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
All five countries which initially expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup remain in contention to do so, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed.
Iran has been warned that it will be banned by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) if it continues to order its players not to compete against Israelis or boycott events involving the country.
Iran believes that only minor changes need to be made to its football statutes in order for them to finally be approved by FIFA.
Iran marked its 13th National Paralympic Day with various virtual celebrations as well as a ceremony in Tehran.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned the Olympics should not be "a marketplace of demonstrations".
The Volleyball Boys’ Under-19 World Championship seems like a fairly unassuming event but it was in the spotlight this week.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has defended awarding the 2021 Boys' Under-19 World Championship to Iran despite the continued obstacles preventing women from attending volleyball matches in the country.
A new campaign launched by Iranian human rights advocates and athletes has joined the calls to ban Iran from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following the state execution of wrestler Navid Afkari.
Mehran Shahintab has been confirmed as the head coach of Iran’s men’s basketball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Iran has hosted the Capital Cup, a virtual international tournament in poomsae taekwondo.