Iranian Wrestling Federation vice-president Hamid Sourian has called for the planned execution of wrestler Mehdi Ali Hosseini to be prevented.
The Volleyball Boys’ Under-19 World Championship seems like a fairly unassuming event but it was in the spotlight this week.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian and Serbian Wrestling Federations just weeks after the execution of Navid Afkari.
A new campaign launched by Iranian human rights advocates and athletes has joined the calls to ban Iran from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following the state execution of wrestler Navid Afkari.
Thousands of people from 39 countries have signed a letter from the American Jewish Committee (AJC), urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban Iran from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following the state execution of wrestler Navid Afkari.
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the former United States acting director of national intelligence have joined calls to ban Iran from the Olympics after the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced sanctions against officials involved in the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari in Iran.
Let me start by adding to the condemnation of Iran’s execution of wrestler Navid Afkari last week.
Expulsion of Iran leads World Players Association's demands of sporting world after Afkari execution
World Players Association executive director Brendan Schwab has outlined five commitments the pressure group wants the sporting world to make following the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari in Iran.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has downplayed the prospect of Iran being banned from wrestling competitions or the Olympic Games following the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari.
The vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suggested Iran are unlikely to be banned despite growing calls for their expulsion following the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the German Ambassador to Tehran to strongly condemn "interference in Iran’s internal affairs", following tweets criticising the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.
Iranian wrestling champion Navid Afkari has been executed for the alleged murder of a security guard during anti-Government protests in 2018, according to state media.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is "extremely concerned" by the case involving Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari after he was given two death sentences for the alleged murder of a security guard during anti-Government protests, according to President Thomas Bach.
The World Players Association (WPA) has called for the head of the Iranian judiciary to grant an immediate stay of execution to champion wrestler Navid Afkari, who faces the death penalty tomorrow.