She was the first woman ever to represent Iran in a weightlifting World Championships, and now Poupak Basami is making her mark again - in helping the medical effort against COVID-19.
Iran's first Olympic medallist in track and field, discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Mohammad Nabi has been appointed the acting secretary general of the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), replacing Ebrahim Shakouri in the role.
Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) has sacked coach Igor Kolakovic after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The General Assembly of the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and accompanying elections - originally scheduled to take place today - have been deferred to a later date.
Tributes have been paid to the two-time Paralympic powerlifting champion Siamand Rahman, who has died from a heart attack aged 31.
Sports events in Iran have been suspended for 10 days from today over the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced.
Iran has appointed its coaches for the 2020 Asian Poomsae Taekwondo Championships.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh has said she plans to compete for Germany after fleeing her home country.
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.