Iran edges past Panama 2-1 in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly

Tehran (KNA) - Iran men's national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has defeated Panama in a friendly fixture as part of preparations for the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup.

11/10/2017 12:41:00 PM

Iran A fails to advance to AVC beach tour final showdown

Tehran (KNA) - The Iranian men’s national beach volleyball A team has not managed to earn a spot in the title challenge of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour - Palembang Open in Indonesia, after it could not prevail over the hosts in a semi-final showdown.

10/22/2017 11:25:00 AM

Iran beats Mexico in FIFA U-17 World Cup, moves into quarter-finals

Tehran (KNA) - Iran national under-17 football team, more commonly known as Nojavanan, has edged past Mexico in Round of 16 of the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) U-17 World Cup, and advanced to the next level of the tournament.

10/17/2017 11:36:00 PM

World Cup play-offs: Denmark v Rep of Ireland, Northern Ireland v Switzerland

Tehran (KNA) : Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill and Northern Ireland counterpart Michael O’Neill were pleased to avoid four-time winners Italy in Tuesday’s World Cup play-off draw. The two countries were both unseeded for the draw in Zurich and Northern Ireland were paired with Switzerland while the Republic will face Denmark.

10/17/2017 5:19:00 PM

Atlético Madrid 1-1 FC Barcelona: Still undefeated

Tehran (KNA) - Barça’s first ever visit to the Wanda Metropolitano was a gripping, intense game of football that could be viewed more a case of a point gained than two points lost. Atlético drew first blood and looked to de defending their way to a 1-0 win, but Luis Suárez stepped up when called upon and secured a thoroughly well-deserved draw.

10/15/2017 9:22:00 AM

France qualify for World Cup with 2-1 defeat of Belarus

Tehran (KNA) - France's Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as they booked their place at next year's World Cup finals by beating Belarus 2-1 at the Stade de France in their last Group A qualifying game on Tuesday.

10/11/2017 9:22:00 AM

Andrés Iniesta signs lifetime contract with FC Barcelona

Tehran (KNA) - Andrés Iniesta signed a lifetime contract with FC Barcelona on Friday, in a deal that will keep him at the Club for the rest of his career. The signing ceremony took place at Camp Nou at around 1.00pm local time, where the player was joined by FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu.

10/6/2017 7:15:00 PM

Iranian beach soccer player nominated as Best Player of the Year

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian beach soccer player Mohammad Ahmadzadeh has been shortlisted for the title of the Best Beach Soccer Player of the Year, thanks to his remarkable displays of skills during the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.

10/4/2017 1:12:00 PM