Tokyo Olympics to Be Hold Regardless of Pandemic: IOC VP
Tokyo's postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president says.
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.
Nasirshalal gets London 2012 gold after Ukrainian lifter disqualified
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Navab Nasirshalal is expected to receive the men’s 105kg gold medal of London 2012 Olympics after the Ukrainian lifter who had won the gold was confirmed disqualified by the International Olympics Committee (IOC). In a Thursday statement, IOC announced that “Oleksiy TOROKHTIY, 33, of Ukraine, competing in the men’s 105kg […]
Indian Minister Says New Delhi to Buy Iran Oil in Sanctions Era
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect. “Two of our oil companies have made nominations to purchase Iranian oil in November,” Pradhan said on Monday, the Economic Times […]
Thomas Bach welcomes Iran’s NOC President Salehi Amiri
Reza Salehi Amiri, President of Iran’s National Olympic Committee (NOC), was warmly received by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. In the meeting, Bach praised the rise of women’s sport in Iran and expressed delight at the involvement of young people in sports. Bach also pointed to […]
Iran NOC, world IOC to expand coop.
In a meeting between National Olympic Committee of Iran (NOC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Indonesia, the two sides stressed expanding bilateral cooperation. The President of National Olympic Committee of Iran (NOC) Reza Salehi Amiri met with the directors of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on the sidelines of the 2018 Asian games in […]
IOC President Bach Extends Sympathy with Iran Quake Victims
TEHRAN – President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach sent his deep condolences to head of Iran’s National Olympic Committee Kiumars Hashemi in connection with the deadly earthquake in western province of Kermanshah. The 7.3 magnitude quake occurred in the western region of Iran and caused numerous human victims, mutilation and large scale destructions. […]