Iran’s sports reporter Bahram Shafi’ passes away

October 9, 2018 - 20:51

TEHRAN – Iranian long-serving media executive, television producer and sports reporter Bahram Shafi’ died at the age of 62 on Tuesday.

Shafi’ was best known for his Varzesho Mardom program (Sports & People), which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally broadcasted from 1985 up to now.

He died of heart attack in Tehran’s Bahman Hospital.

Shafi’ was also head of Iran’s Hockey Federation from 2005.

The Tehran Times staff offer heartfelt condolences to his bereaved family.

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