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IOC: Athletes Can Protest Racism in Dignified Way 11 Jun 2020

IOC: Athletes Can Protest Racism in Dignified Way

The International Olympic Committee will consult with athletes before making a ruling on whether medal winners will be allowed to kneel on the podium as an anti-racist gesture.

Iran’s female athletes gain 3 more medals at Jeju Intl. Taekwondoka C’ships 24 Jul 2018

Iran’s female athletes gain 3 more medals at Jeju Intl. Taekwondoka C’ships

 Iranian female Taekwondokas added one gold and two silver to their medal tally at 2018 Jeju Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships. At under-73 kg bodyweight category, Iran’s Melika Mirhosseini overpowered rivals from South Korea, Tajikistan and Chinese Taipei and snatch the gold medal for her country. Aslo, Akram Khdabandeh and Zahra Pouresmaiel snatched two bronze […]

Iranian taekwondoka among world’s top athletes 02 Jan 2018

Iranian taekwondoka among world’s top athletes

TEHRAN – The latest ranking list released by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) contains names of four Iranian taekwondo practitioners. The WTF Top 10 ranking list for the year 2017, which takes into account events until end of December 2017, was released with Armin Hadipour enjoying the fourth best place in -54kg weight category with […]

Iran to partake in WTF Grand Slam with 7 athletes 10 Dec 2017

Iran to partake in WTF Grand Slam with 7 athletes

TEHRAN – Iran will deploy seven athletes to china to take part at a brand-new event dubbed as the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series. The first edition of the Grand Slam series, featuring eight tournaments, will kick off at the end of 2017 and continue through early 2018 in Wuxi, China. The national Iranian […]

Iranian Athletes Win Two Bronzes at Karate1 Premier League 10 Sep 2017

Iranian Athletes Win Two Bronzes at Karate1 Premier League

TEHRAN – Iran’s Amir Mehdizadeh and Saeid Ahmadi claimed two bronze medals at the fifth and final Karate 1 Premier League event of the season in the German cities of Halle and Leipzig on Sunday. Mehdizadeh defeated Vladimir Kalashnikov from Russia 8-0 in the Male Kumite -60 kg event in the bronze medal match and […]