The Volleyball Boys’ Under-19 World Championship seems like a fairly unassuming event but it was in the spotlight this week.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has defended awarding the 2021 Boys' Under-19 World Championship to Iran despite the continued obstacles preventing women from attending volleyball matches in the country.
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.
Mehran Shahintab has been confirmed as the head coach of Iran’s men’s basketball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Iran has hosted the Capital Cup, a virtual international tournament in poomsae taekwondo.
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.
Ramin Tabatabaei, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF), has set reaching the quarter-finals as the men's team's goal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Let me start by adding to the condemnation of Iran’s execution of wrestler Navid Afkari last week.
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.
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.
A petition calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and other bodies to save the life of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari after he was given two death sentences for taking part in anti-Government protests has been launched on the Change.org platform.
An Iranian wrestling champion has been handed two death sentences for taking part in protests against his country's regime in 2018.