Olympic body apologizes to Iran over Samsung gift snub

Tehran (KNA): Organizers of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea say they have formally apologized to Iran over an earlier decision to deny its athletes gift Samsung smartphones, which sparked diplomatic furor in Tehran.

2/9/2018 8:58:00 PM

Iran awarded 13 more medals in Asian Indoor

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian sportsmen and women continue to bring honor to their country through laudable performances at the ongoing eighth edition of the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Iran.

2/3/2018 1:50:00 PM

The world's most attended sports competitio

Tehran (KNA) - In a recent study, the world's most attended sports competition wasn't the NFL, the FIFA World Cup, La Liga, or the Premier League. It was the Six Nations championship.

2/2/2018 1:01:00 PM

Olympic doping ban overturned for 28 Russian athletes

Tehran (KNA) - Doping bans on 28 Russian athletes were overturned on Thursday, throwing the International Olympic Committee's policy on Russian doping into chaos just over a week before the start of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

2/1/2018 10:43:00 PM

Olympic gold medalist Biles says doctor sexually abused her

Tehran (KNA) - Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said on Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct.

1/16/2018 3:28:00 PM