Saeid Mollaei, who defected from Iran after being ordered to withdraw during this year's World Judo Championships, is due to make his debut for Mongolia in the IJF World Masters that starts in Qingdao, China, tomorrow.
Defending champions China and Japan are through to the respective men’s and women’s finals at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships in Chiba.
Australia, Iran and South Korea qualify for Tokyo 2020 after reaching semi-finals at IWBF Asia Oceania Championships
Australia, Iran and South Korea all secured their places in the men's wheelchair basketball tournament at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo after, reaching the semi-finals of the Asia Oceania Championships in Pattaya.
Saeid Mollaei has been cleared to compete for Mongolia and could represent the nation at next year's Olympic Games following his defection from Iran, after being ordered to throw his semi-final at this year's World Judo Championships rather than set up a potential clash with a rival from Israel.
Row breaks out after UWW postpone Greco-Roman World Cup in Iran due to "instability" in host country
United World Wrestling (UWW) has been criticised by the Islamic Republic of Iran Wrestling Federation (IRIWF) and the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran (NOCIRI) for postponing the Greco-Roman World Cup in Tehran in response to "current instability" in the host country.
Mohammad Reza Davarzani has been elected President of the Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) on a four-year term.
Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei has received the Crans Montana Forum gold medal for seeking asylum in Germany, after being ordered to throw his semi-final at this year's World Championships rather than risk facing an Israeli in the final of the under-81 kilograms class.
National Paralympic Day has been celebrated for the 12th time in Iran.
Iran topped the medal table at the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) Men's World Championships after finishing with a haul of 10 gold medals here.
Iran's Mohammadreza Abdolhamid Geraei beat Azerbaijan’s Sanan Suleymanov in the 72 kilograms final to earn his country a third and final Greco-Roman gold medal on the last day of the United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships in Budapest.
Iran won two of the five titles up for grabs as the first Greco-Roman medals were awarded today at the United World Wrestling Under-23 World Championships in Budapest.
Iran's Elaheh and Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Chinh were the two sanda gold medallists on day three of the World Wushu Championships in Shanghai.
Iran's Shahrbano Mansouriyan Semiromi claimed victory in the women's 70 kilograms event as the first sanda medals were awarded at the World Wushu Championships in Shanghai today.
Bahrain beat Iran 29-26 today to make it two wins out of two in Group B at the Asian Men's Handball Olympic Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 in Qatar.
Bahrain and Iran picked up wins in their opening Group B matches at the Asian Men's Handball Olympic Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020.