Olympic committees of Russia and Iran to sign a memorandum of cooperation

Olympic committees of Russia and Iran are preparing to sign a memorandum of cooperation MOSCOW, Jan 31 – The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the National Olympic Committee of Iran are preparing to sign a memorandum of cooperation, according to the ROC website. This document allows to carry out joint activities in the field of … Read more

Iran vows to allow women to attend men’s football matches

Iran vows to grant women’s wish to attend men’s football matches MOSCOW, Jan 24 – Deputy head of the Iranian Football Federation Mansour Ganbarzade promised to make every effort to fulfill the desire of Iranian women to attend football matches involving men’s teams in the near future. After the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979, … Read more

Iranian player sentenced to 26 years for participating in protests

France-Presse: Iranian player Nasr Azadani sentenced to 26 years for participating in protests MOSCOW, Jan 9 – Iranian football player Amir Nasr-Azadani has been sentenced in his homeland to a total of 26 years in prison for participating in the protests, reports France-Presse. Nasr-Azadani was sentenced on three different charges. He was implicated in an … Read more

Iranian Ambassador: We can play a friendly match with Russia in the near future

Iranian Ambassador: national team can play a friendly match with Russia in the near future MOSCOW, 22 Dec – The issue of holding a friendly match between the national teams of Iran and Russia is being worked out – perhaps the teams will play two games, home and away, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali … Read more

Iran denies reports of imposing death penalty on footballer

Iranian embassy in Colombia denies reports of footballer being sentenced to death MOSCOW, 21 Dec – The Iranian embassy in Colombia has denied reports that football player Amir Nasr-Azadani has been sentenced to death for participating in protests in his homeland, La Opinion A Coruna reported, citing a statement from the embassy. On Monday, Colombian … Read more

Carlos Queiroz resigns as head coach of Iran

Carlos Queiroz resigns as head coach of Iran after World Cup elimination MOSCOW, 30 Nov – Portuguese specialist Carlos Queiroz has resigned as head coach of the Iranian national team after the team’s failure to reach the 1/8 finals of the World Cup in Qatar, which he announced on his Instagram* account. On November 29, … Read more

World Cup organizers took T-shirts with political slogans from Iranians

World Cup organizers took T-shirts with political inscriptions from Iranians at the match with the United States DOHA, 30 Nov – Security officials confiscated political T-shirts from Iranian fans during a World Cup match between Iran and the United States, which took place on Tuesday evening at El-Tumama Stadium in the Qatari capital. A video … Read more