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Football age limit to raise for Tokyo Olympic 05 Apr 2020

Football age limit to raise for Tokyo Olympic

The age limit for the Tokyo Olympics men’s football tournament could be raised so that players who were eligible in 2020 will not miss out following the postponement of the Games.

Japanese gov. won’t hold Olympics without spectators 14 Mar 2020

Japanese gov. won’t hold Olympics without spectators

Japanese government officials insisted on Friday they have no plans to alter the Olympics, including holding it without spectators.

Shahbakhsh Qualified for Tokyo Olympics 11 Mar 2020

Shahbakhsh Qualified for Tokyo Olympics

Iranian featherweight boxer Daniyal Shahbakhsh won against Yu Sing Tso of Hong Kong on Wednesday and secured a berth at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Tokyo 2020 Games motto: ‘United by Emotion’ 18 Feb 2020

Tokyo 2020 Games motto: ‘United by Emotion’

Tokyo 2020 organizers on Monday rolled out the motto for this year's Olympics, "United by Emotion".

Iran volleyball in China for Olympics qualification 04 Jan 2020

Iran volleyball in China for Olympics qualification

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran men’s national volleyball teams arrived in China on Saturday to participate in AVC Men’s Volleyball 2020 Olympic Qualification Tournament. Iran volleyball team has been drawn along with Chinese Taipei, China, and Kazakhstan in Pool A of the event. Qatar, India, Korea, and Australia are in pool B of the event. […]

Six Iranian Skiers Go to Winter Youth Olympics 12 Dec 2019

Six Iranian Skiers Go to Winter Youth Olympics

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Six Iranian skiers will represent Iran at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Among six Iranian skiers, Artemis Hosseini and Roham Saba will participate in Alpine skiing. Farnoosh Shemshaki and Amirhossein Bandali will compete at Cross-country skiing and Roxana Saveh Shemshaki and Ali Kalhoe will represent Iran at Ski mountaineering. The […]

National goalball team not going to 2020 Olympics 10 Dec 2019

National goalball team not going to 2020 Olympics

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian men’s national goalball team suffered a devastating defeat against China in the final of IBSA Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships, failing to win the Olympics quota. Iran national goalball team was beaten 0-10 by the reigning champion China in a game held in Japan’s Chiba on Tuesday and did not qualify for […]

Iran handball not qualified for 2020 Olympics 23 Oct 2019

Iran handball not qualified for 2020 Olympics

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian men’s national handball team was held with a 36-36 draw against Kuwait on Tuesday in the 2019 AHF Men’s Asian qualification. Earlier in the competition, underway in Doha, Iran handball team managed to defeat South Korea in the opening match but suffered a 29-26 defeat against Bahrain in the second step. […]