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Iran moves up to 29th in FIFA Ranking

Tehran/Xinhua: Iran's national soccer team moved one spot up to 29th in the latest FIFA World Ranking announced on Friday.

Iran soccer team moves up to 30th in FIFA rankings

Tehran/Xinhua: The Iranian national soccer team have moved into the top 30 in the new FIFA world rankings, the Tehran Times daily reported on Friday.

Iran says unable to receive FIFA financial support due to sanctions

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Iranian Football Federation said that it is unable to receive financial assistance from FIFA due to sanctions against the country's banking system, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.

Iran confirm soccer friendly with Syria in June

Tehran, May 5 (Xinhua/UNI) The Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) confirmed a friendly match with Syria in June, according to Tehran Times daily on Sunday.

Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulates Indian eves for winning Asian silver medal in Kabaddi

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Friday congratulated the women's kabaddi team for winning the silver medal in the ongoing Asian Games.

Asian Games: India lose to Iran in women's Kabaddi final, settle for silver

Jakarta, Aug 24 (IBNS): After losing to Iran in the Kabaddi women's final, India settled for silver on the sixth day of Asian Games 2018 on Friday.

FIFA World Cup: Iran-Portugal match drawn; Portugal enter last 16

Saransk, Jun 26 (IBNS): Portugal entered the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 after they drew a Group B match against Iran at the Mordova Arena here on Monday.

Diego Costa's goal helps Spain beat Iran 1-0

Kazan, June 21 (IBNS): Riding on Diego Costa's goal, Spain defeated Iran to keep themselves alive for the next round of the World Cup here on Wednesday.

Iran win first World Cup match in 20 years by beating Morocco 1-0

St. Petersburg, June 15 (IBNS): Stunning Morocco, Iran registered a 1-0 victory in a World Cup match here on Friday.

Indian Grandmaster withdraws from Asian Team Chess Championship in Iran due to compulsory headscarf rule

New Delhi, June 13 (IBNS):  Woman Grandmaster and former world junior girls' champion Soumya Swaminathan on Tuesday said she has withdrawn her name from   Asian Team Chess Championship in Iran as she felt that the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country was violating her personal rights.

Several member associations sanctioned for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Zurich, May 1 (IBNS): FIFA recently confirmed that sanctions have been imposed by its Disciplinary Committee on several football associations for incidents involving, among others, unsporting and discriminatory conduct by fans during recent 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, an official release stated.

Indian U-17 WC squad loser 0-1 against Iran

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IBNS): The Indian U-17 World Cup Squad lost 0-1 against Iran in the Granatkin Tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia on Tuesday.

Iran manage to hold a spirited India

Hanoi, Nov 2 (IBNS): A determined India were held to a 1-1 draw by a physically superior Iran in the first Group D match of the AFC U-19 Championship 2017 Qualifiers at the YFTC Field No. 3 in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Nicolai's boys ready to challenge Iran

New Delhi, Sept 20 (IBNS): The situation is so similar to 2012. India then coached by Colm Toal and playing in the AFC U-16 Finals in Tehran had to then win their last Group League match against China to keep alive their chances to make it to the quarterfinals, a match which eventually ended 2-2.

"Iran are special team but we are not afraid"

New Delhi, Sept 5 (IBNS) A couple of days prior to India's World Cup Qualifier clash against 'Giants of Asia,' Iran, Subrata Paul stressed that India will stay all "focussed" and play with "passion" when it kicks-off at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Sept 8.