• Second-tier Qashqaei knocks Persepolis out of Iran’s Hazfi Cup

    Second-tier Qashqaei Shiraz knocked Persepolis out of Iran’s Hazfi Cup in Round of 64 on Friday.

  • Iran advances to AFC U-16 Championship final

    Goalkeeper Ali Gholam Zadeh was the hero as Islamic Republic of Iran booked a date with Iraq in Sunday’s AFC U-16 Championship India 2016 final after claiming a 6-5 penalty shootout win over defending champions DPR Korea following a 1-1 draw in Thursday’s semi-final.

  • Javid caught between pride and frustration

    The Iran players traipsed towards the dressing room with their jaws clenched and their heads bowed, but not tongue-tied. Their disappointment was palpable following their 4-3 defeat by Russia in the semi-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, but they were also proud of their efforts.