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runner-up in pumice

Iran girls becomes runner-up in pumice

The second day of the Pumice World Championships started with two silver and bronze medals for Iran's representatives in South Korea.
Wimbledon tennis tournament

Russian and Belarusian players barred from competing at Wimbledon tennis tournament

Wimbledon organizers announced on Wednesday that Russian and Belarusian players will not be allowed to compete at this year's grand slam following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
FIFA 2022 World Cup

Iran’s Kish, Qeshm Island to host Qatar 2022 World Cup guests

Iran's government spokesman says 70 areas of cooperation between Iran and Qatar are on the agenda, one of which is establishing hosting infrastructure in the Iranian islands of Qeshm and Kish for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
World Cup 2022

Iran, Qatar ministers make arrangements for World Cup 2022

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghasemi met and held talks with his Qatari counterpart, Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, on Kish Island on Sunday.
World Cup 2022

Qatari minister to visit S Iran to survey coop. for World Cup

Qatar Minister of Transport and Communications will soon visit Iran to visit the facilities of the Hormozgan and Bushehr Provinces for supporting the World Cup 2022.
Qatar World Cup draw

FIFA invites Iran’s Ali Daei to assist for Qatar World Cup draw

On Friday, 1 April, Ali Daei, former Iranian captain for Team Melli and the best football player in Asia in 1999, will team up with FIFA World Cup™ champions Cafu from Brazil and Lothar Matthäus from Germany for the final draw to reveal the groups for the 2022 edition of football’s global showpiece.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo set to make his fifth World Cup trip

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to compete at his fifth FIFA World Cup this year after helping Portugal beat North Macedonia in a qualifying playoff on Tuesday.
World Cup semi-final

Iranian male three-a-side basketball team advance to World Cup semi-final

The Iranian boys' three-man basketball team advanced to the semi-finals of the three-man basketball World Cup qualifiers with two consecutive victories against Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
World Ski Championships

Iranian athlete stands 3rd in World Ski Championships

On the first day of the World Ski Championships in Serbia, the Iranian athlete won a bronze medal.
Ban on Russian Athletes

No, the Ban on Russian Athletes Should Not Be Lifted

In a recent article, Ellis Cashmore raised the provocative question of whether or not we should lift the ban on Russian sport instituted as a result of the invasion of Ukraine. Cashmore advances a number of sensible arguments, most importantly that this ban might turn out to be counterproductive. Instead of coaxing the Russian population to question the neo-imperialist delusions of its “great leader,” President Vladimir Putin, it might provoke an in-your-face backlash, reinforcing rather than weakening the despot’s grip on the minds of his subjects.

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