Tehran/Xinhua: Iran's national soccer team moved one spot up to 29th in the latest FIFA World Ranking announced on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
St. Petersburg, June 15 (IBNS): Stunning Morocco, Iran registered a 1-0 victory in a World Cup match here on Friday.
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June 13 (IBNS): Woman Grandmaster and former world junior girls' champion Soumya Swaminathan on Tuesday said she has withdrawn her name from Asian Team Chess Championship in Iran as she felt that the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country was violating her personal rights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.