China defended their Blind Football Asian Championships title by beating Iran 1-0 in today's final in Thailand.
Human Rights Watch have described the cap on tickets available to Iranian women for an upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier as "discriminatory, deceptive, and dangerous".
Iranian women have been able to buy a small number of tickets for Iran's FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying match against Cambodia, following pressure from football's governing body.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino said the world governing body have been "assured" by Iran that it will end its ban on women attending football matches.
Iran sent the 12,000-capacity Azadi Indoor Stadium into a frenzy by winning the Asian Men's Volleyball title on home soil of Tehran, with a 25-14, 25-17, 25-21 win over Australia.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Women's Commission chair Ursula Garza Papandrea has expressed her delight at seeing an Iranian female team at the World Championships here.
Hosts Iran reached the final of the Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships today with victory over the only unbeaten side in the competition, South Korea.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has demanded that Iran end its ban on women attending football matches.
Poupak Basami has made history here today by becoming the first Iranian woman to compete at an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced a protective suspension of the Iran Judo Federation, following pressure applied to judoka Saeid Mollaei at the World Championships to avoid facing an Israeli athlete.
Defending champions Japan end preliminary stage with perfect record at Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship
Reigning champions Japan completed the preliminary round with a perfect record at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship after beating Chinese Taipei 3-1 to finish top of Pool B.
Having only written about the Iranian ban on women entering football stadiums two weeks ago, I was not expecting to get back to the topic so soon.
Japan start title defence with flourish as India shock Kazakhstan in Asian Men's Volleyball Championship
Japan, bidding for a third Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in a row at this year's event in Iran, got their campaign off to a formidable start with a convincing win against Hong Kong China, as unseeded India shocked second seeds Kazakhstan.
Human rights groups have criticised FIFA for failing to end Iran's ban on women entering stadiums after the suicide of a female football fan.
National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran President Syed Reza Salehi Amiri has claimed Saeid Mollaei would be greeted “like a champion” if he returned to the country, despite the judoka saying he had been threatened.