A ceremony has been held in Tehran to mark the 48th anniversary of legendary Iranian wrestler Gholamreza Takhti’s death.
Ask any taekwondo pundit what the most dominant fighting machine in the sport is at present, and chances are good that the answer will be two words: “Mahdi Khodabakhshi.”
Qatar’s men’s handball team will compete at the Olympic Games for the first time in their history after they secured their Rio 2016 berth with a 28-19 victory over Iran at the Asian qualification tournament in Doha.
Zahra Nemati and Majid Kakoosh have each claimed gold medals for Iran at the Asian Para Championships in Bangkok, securing places at Rio 2016.
Iran and Tunisia look set to sign an agreement to help develop Para-sports in both of the countries.
A beach volleyball World Tour open event in Iran will be the second stop on the International Volleyball Federation's (FIVB) calendar for 2016, it has been confirmed today, as the world governing body continues to strive to have a ban on women attending indoor matches in the Islamic Republic lifted.
World champions Australia brushed aside the challenge of Iran to win the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asian Oceania Zonal Championship at the Chiba Port Arena in Japan today.
Exclusive: Iran set to be awarded beach volleyball World Tour event as FIVB work to lift ban on women
Iran is set to host a leg on the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Tour in 2016, insidethegames has been told, as FIVB officials remain hopeful a ban on women attending matches will be lifted before next summer's Olympic Games.
Fifteen-time champions and host nation China powered into the semi-finals of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Men's Asia Championship with a 104-58 demolition of India in Changsha today.
Three-time International Basketball Federation (FIBA) men's Asia Championship winners Iran slipped to defeat against The Philippines as the penultimate day of second round group action took place in the Chinese city of Changsha.
Iran lead the way in their second round group at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Men's Asia Championship thanks to a comprehensive 111-56 win over Hong Kong in their opening clash at this stage in the Chinese city of Changsha.
Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallists the United States and reigning world champions Poland continued their fine starts to their International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Men’s World Cup campaigns as both nations picked up their seventh victories in Japan today.
The United States continued their perfect start to the men’s International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Cup as they recorded a comfortable straight-sets victory over Italy in Hiroshima today.
Iran were the dominant force on the opening day of the Cadet Wrestling World Championships in Sarajevo, claiming two Greco-Roman gold medals.
Iran reaffirmed their supremacy after sweeping all five weight categories on the opening day of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Cadet Championships in Muju County, South Korea.