Iraqis celebrate football win against Iran as symbolic victory

2019-11-14 21:48

Jubilant Iraqis celebrated a football win against Iran as a desperately needed morale boost for protesters who have rallied against the Baghdad government.

Iran women freely attend football match for first time in decades

2019-10-10 18:14

Waving flags and snapping selfies, thousands of Iranian women have attended a football match freely for the first time in decades.

Judo federation bans Iran after fighter deliberately loses

2019-09-18 16:41

Iran has been suspended from international judo for ordering a judoka to lose at the world championships to avoid facing an Israeli.

Iran to let women attend football World Cup qualifier: ministry

2019-08-25 12:51

Women fans will be allowed into the stadium for Iran's next football World Cup qualifier in October, a sports ministry official from the country has confirmed.

'I did it my way' sings Iran's Queiroz to end his reign

2019-01-28 22:26

Veteran coach Carlos Queiroz quoted Frank Sinatra, gushed over his players and argued furiously with a critic as he said goodbye to Iran.

Iran boss Queiroz set for another coaching switch

2019-01-19 09:24

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Friday that he was "honoured" to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup.

Iran striker retires at 23 over SWC criticism

2018-06-29 11:58

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the SWC had harmed his mother's health.

Iran stadium open to women for first time since 1979

2018-06-26 17:41

Thousands of women packed into Tehran's largest football stadium to watch the World Cup match between Iran and Portugal match.

Ronaldo deserved red for elbow - Iran coach Queiroz

2018-06-26 06:47

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo should have been sent off for an elbow during Monday's 1-1 draw at the Soccer World Cup.

Queiroz, Iran in Ronaldo's crosshairs

2018-06-24 12:42

Cristiano Ronaldo will look to fire his country into the last 16 of the World Cup at the expense of former Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz and Iran.


Infantino planning Iran visit for game with female fans

2019-11-06 19:29

FIFA president Gianni Infantino plans to attend a league game in Iran where female fans will be allowed to attend.

FIFA fines Hong Kong after fans whistle Chinese anthem

2019-10-09 14:01

FIFA fined the Hong Kong Football Federation after local fans booed and whistled the Chinese national anthem at a World Cup qualifier.

FIFA organises Iran visit to 'assess preparations' for female fans

2019-09-12 07:15

FIFA said on Wednesday it will send officials to Iran "shortly" to look at the possibility of allowing female spectators into football games in the country.

Queiroz takes wage claims against Iran to FIFA

2019-04-16 21:35

Carlos Queiroz has lodged a complaint to FIFA against the Iranian Football Federation (FFIRI) for unpaid wages when working as their head coach.

Former Bafana coach Quieroz scents blood in Asian Cup

2019-01-28 09:32

Asia's top-ranked side are yet to concede in the competition, scoring 12 goals and impressively sweeping aside Marcello Lippi's China in the quarter-finals.

Iran coach Queiroz set for Colombia switch after Asian Cup

2019-01-18 17:09

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said that he was "honoured" to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup.

Iran striker retires from team at 23 after online bullying

2018-06-28 17:12

Iran forward Sardar Azmoun said that he is retiring from the national team after he was the target of numerous attacks on social media.

WATCH: Iranians full of pride for their team after World Cup exit

2018-06-26 11:40

Iran manager Carlos Quieroz along with the Iranian fans hailed their team's efforts as they held Portugal to a 1-1 draw after their World Cup exit.

Soccer World Cup permutations: Groups A and B

2018-06-25 14:12

Here's what teams in Group A and Group B need to do to keep their Soccer World Cup hopes alive heading into the final round of group matches.

Spain on tough path to World Cup glory, says Hierro

2018-06-21 15:29

Fernando Hierro says Spain face a tough challenge to reach the World Cup knockout stage following a "lucky" 1-0 win against Iran.

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