Sports

  • Jordan Burroughs: wrestling is an old culture for Iranians

    In response to Donald Trump’s hastily slapped-together executive order last month that blocked entry for citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries, including Iran, the Iranian government barred visa entry for all U.S. citizens. The move had a direct effect on the wrestling World Cup, an international competition that was set to take place in the country, where wrestling is pretty much the national sport.

  • Khodadad Azizi resigns as Siah Jamegan head coach

    Khodadad Azizi, who took charge of Siah Jamegan as Farhad Kazemi successor in the 10th week of Iran Professional League, resigned from his post after just thirteen weeks.

  • UWW Hall of Fame Mehdi Khaledi dies

    United World Wrestling (UWW) Hall of Fame Mehdi Khaledi died on Saturday after a long battle with disease.

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Economy

  • Non-oil trade up 1.8%, hits $77 billion

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s non-oil trade with other countries during the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016-February 18, 2017) stood at $76.907 billion, with 1.8 percent rise from the same period of time in the previous year, IRIB reported on Saturday citing Iran’s Customs Administration.

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