Former world champion Serap Özçelik maintained her superb run of form this season as Iran topped the medal standings at the Karate 1-Series A event in Istanbul.
Iran has promised to end its decades-long boycott of matches against Israel after authorities in the country reached an agreement with the International Judo Federation (IJF) to arrest a trend the sport's governing body had described as a "disturbing phenomenon".
Uzbekistan's Islomjon Bakhramov followed in the footsteps of his younger brother with victory in the 60 kilograms event as Iran snatched the team Greco-Roman title by a narrow two-point margin at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an in China.
Iran secure further four men's freestyle gold medals to finish on seven at Asian Wrestling Championships
Iran capped their domination of the men’s freestyle events at the Asian Wrestling Championships by claiming four of the five gold medals at stake on the second day and twice denying hosts China a title in the process in Xi'an.
Iran won three of the five men’s freestyle gold medals on offer as action began today at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an in China.
Iranian powerlifter Farzin Noori has been suspended for four-years by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for an anti-doping violation.
Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Hossein Tavakkoli has been appointed head coach of Iran's Para powerlifting team.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed his aim for the country to perform strongly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Oman beat defending champions Iran 4-3 in a high-quality clash to secure first place in Group D and condemn their opponents to the runners-up spot at the Asian Football Confederation Beach Soccer Championships in Pattaya in Thailand.
Hosts Iran comfortably topped the medal standings again as action concluded today at the World Taekwondo President's Cup for Asia region on Kish Island.
Iran top men's and women's junior medal standings at World Taekwondo President's Cup for Asia region
Hosts Iran finished top of the men's and women's junior medal standings at the World Taekwondo President's Cup for Asia region on Kish Island.
Hosts Iran claimed five gold, two silver and one bronze to finish first in the senior men's medal standings at the World Taekwondo President's Cup for Asia region on Kish Island.
China were the biggest winners as action began today at the World Taekwondo President's Cup for Asia region on Kish Island in Iran.
Sohrab Moradi, one of the world's best weightlifters who was seen as a strong favourite to win a second Olympic gold medal next year, is likely to miss Tokyo 2020 because of a serious back injury suffered in training this week.
Iran has chosen Hadi Rezaei as its Chef de Mission for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.