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.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed it received bid documents from five nations applying to host the 2027 Asian Cup.
Mohammad Tabe has been appointed as the permanent secretary general of the Iran National Paralympic Committee.
Iranian taekwondo legend Hadi Saei has been elected chairman of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Athletes' Commission.
Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Sohrab Moradi has admitted that the coronavirus crisis has been a blessing in disguise for him.
Helsinki 1952 Olympic weightlifting bronze medallist Ali Mirzaei has died at the age of 91, it has been announced.
Webinars have been held in Iran to teach students in the country about International University Sports Federation (FISU) events.