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Iran edges past South Korea in friendly soccer match - Press TV (November 18, 2014)
Iran to play Italy in friendly U-17 football match next year - Press TV (October 26, 2014)
Volleyball Diplomacy Highlights USA Volleyball Cup - Volleyball Magazine (October 20, 2014)
Iran volleyball players win 2014 Asian Games gold - Press TV (October 3, 2014)
Iran taekwondo fighter snatches gold in Asiad - Press TV (September 30, 2014)
Iran freestyle wrestler wins gold medal in Asiad - Press TV (September 29, 2014)
Iran's Yazdani gets gold at 2014 Asian Games - Press TV (September 28, 2014)
Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers earn victories in Asia Games - Press TV (September 30, 2014)
Iranian v-ballers outplay Hong Kong in straight sets - Press TV (September 26, 2014)
Iran volleyball squad hugely betters world rank - Press TV (September 20, 2014)
Russia show winning spirit to claim fifth place with 3-0 win over Iran - FIVB (September 20, 2014)
France enter the Final Four as leaders of Pool G - FIVB (September 18, 2014)
Grozer's masterpiece carries Germany to victory - FIVB (September 17, 2014)
Carlos Queiroz Signs Deal with Iran - Fars News (September 16, 2014)
Iran wins 2014 Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships - Press TV (September 14, 2014)
Iran volleyballers advance to next round of FIVB Championship - Press TV (September 14, 2014)
Iran volleyball team defeated by host Poland - Press TV (September 13, 2014)
Ghafour wreak havoc on Argentine defence to command Iranian victory - FIVB (September 11, 2014)
Mousavi put a final block on Puerto Rican ambitions - FIVB (September 7, 2014)
Another blocking show from Iran to move to next round - FIVB (September 6, 2014)
Interview with the coordinator of US-Iran volleyball friendlies - VOA Video (September 2, 2014)
Iran defeats USA in FIVB Men's World Championship - Press TV (September 2, 2014)
Iran beats Italy in FIVB Men's World Championship - Press TV (August 31, 2014)
Asian champions Iran under scrutiny at Spain 2014 - FIBA (August 30, 2014)
U.S. volleyball sweeps Iran in Cup - AP (August 17, 2014)
Men's Volleyball: Team USA sweeps Iran - Daily Pilot (August 16, 2014)
Iran volleyball team beats U.S. in four-match series - Tehran Times (August 15, 2014)
U.S. men's volleyball sweeps Iran - ESPN (August 14, 2014)
USAV, Iran Sign Historic Agreement - USA Volleyball (August 12, 2014)
Volleyball Diplomacy Strengthens U.S.-Iranian Relations - USDOS (August 11, 2014)
Iran Vs Us Volleyball at the Galen Center - USC (August 9, 2014)
Ashkan Dejagah: Iran winger leaves Fulham for Al-Arabi - BBC (July 29, 2014)
Iran v-ballers finish 4th in World League - Press TV (July 20, 2014)
Iran basketball team wins FIBA Asia Cup - Press TV (July 19, 2014)
Carlos Queiroz agrees new contract to stay at Iran until 2018 - Tehran Times (July 19, 2014)
Queiroz Set To Stay In Iran? - Soccer Laduma (July 12, 2014)
Iran slump out of World Cup with disappointing defeat to Bosnia - The Guardian (June 25, 2014)
Carlos Queiroz, the master of defence, has to press forward with Iran - The Guardian (June 24, 2014)
Dejagah: Iran will be going for goals - FIFA (June 24, 2014)
Defying ban, Iranian women watch World Cup with men in public - CNN (June 23, 2014)
Argentina through after Lionel Messi breaks battling Iran at the last - The Guardian (June 21, 2014)
Messi stunner seals late Argentina win - BBC (June 21, 2014)
Iran-Argentina referee missed penalty, red card: Queiroz - Press TV (June 21, 2014)
World Cup 2014: Carlos Queiroz to leave job as Iran coach - BBC (June 20, 2014)
Iran soccer, short on funds and facing long odds, preps for Argentina in World Cup - WP (June 20, 2014)
Carlos Queiroz: fans must judge players on reality of Iranian football - The Guardian (June 17, 2014)
Iran's president Hassan Rouhani gets into World Cup spirit with Twitter photograph - Telegraph (June 17, 2014)
Nigeria and Iran lower World Cup pulse with forgettable goalless draw - The Guardian (June 16, 2014)
Carlos Queiroz retaining order amid chaos of Iran's World Cup buildup - The Guardian (June 15, 2014)
The American Soccer Coach on Iran's Bench - Time Magazine (June 15, 2014)
Iran v-ballers trounce Brazil 3-2 - Press TV (June 14, 2014)
Iran's World Cup Zeal Wanes as Match Draws Near - NY Times (June 11, 2014)
Iran: World Cup 2014 team guide - The Guardian (June 6, 2014)
Queiroz trims Iran squad to 24 - FIFA (June 1, 2014)
World Cup 2014: Iran tactics and key questions - the expert's view - The Guardian (June 4, 2014)
5 Iran players to watch at the World Cup - AP (May 31, 2014)
Iran Beat the "Great Satan" at the 1998 World Cup. Now It Has an American Player - Slate (May 19, 2014)
Iran wrestlers win Greco-Roman world cup - Press TV (May 16, 2014)
Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz fumes as infighting leaves his squad woefully underprepared - Telegraph (May 14, 2014)
Iran World Cup 2014 squad: Fulham's Ashkan Dejagah is selected - The Guardian (May 13, 2014)
Steve Beitashour wants to play for Iran in World Cup - LA Times (May 6, 2014)
Iran vs USA Volleyball upcoming matches in the USA - PR (May 2, 2014)
From Iran to Brazil via Charlton - Reza Ghoochannejhad takes flight - The Guardian (April 25, 2014)
Arsenal reportedly 'open talks' with Rubin Kazan over 'Iranian Lionel Messi' Sardar Azmoun - The Independent (March 28, 2014)
World Cup quiet achievers Iran and Nigeria keen to change perceptions - SBS (March 28, 2014)
Queiroz: Iran's quality can win Asian cup - FIFA (March 27, 2014)
Born in the U.S., Playing for Iran - NY Times (March 22, 2014)
Iran's prospects hampered by lack of big-game experience - Telegraph (March 21, 2014)
Iran: Freestyle wrestlers in World Cup win - BBC (March 17, 2014)
FILA World Cup: Russia vs Iran - LA (March 16, 2014)
FILA World Cup: USA vs Iran - LA (March 15, 2014)
FILA World Cup - LA (March 15-16, 2014)
Wrestling diplomacy: Ukraine vs Russia, U.S. vs Iran - USA Today (March 11, 2014)
Iran comes first in Hungary wrestling contests - Press TV (March 3, 2014)
Fifa allows wearing of head covers for religious reasons - BBC (March 1, 2014)
I'm the biggest name in football... but friends call me 'Gucci', says Charlton's Iranian striker Ghoochannejhad - Daily Mail (February 13, 2014)
Iranian women footballers to undergo gender tests - Telegaph (February 7, 2014)
World Cup preparation problems frustrate Iran manager Carlos Queiroz - The Guardian (February 6, 2014)
Reza Ghoochannejhad signs for Charlton - CAFC (January 30, 2014)
The Fastest Woman in Iran - Majalla (January 24, 2014)
Iran v-ball team invited to play friendlies in US - Press TV (January 23, 2014)
Queiroz: This is our World Cup - FIFA (January 17, 2014)
Iran U-22 loses 2nd game, still hopes to advance - Press TV (January 15, 2014)
Iran draws with Japan in 2013 AFC U-22 Championship - Press TV (January 13, 2014)
Iran drawn with Argentina in 2014 FIFA World Cup - Press TV (December 7, 2013)
Final Draw reveals intriguing groups - FIFA (December 6, 2013)
Overseas duo boost Iran hopes - FIFA (November 29, 2013)
AC Milan legends give Iranian soccer fans a boost - CNN (November 28, 2013)
Iran defeats US at FIVB World Grand Champions Cup - Press TV (November 23, 2013)
Iran beach footballers defeat Brazil in Dubai cup - Press TV (November 21, 2013)
Iran, Qatar book Asian Cup places, China wait - Eurosport (November 20, 2013)
Iran routs Thailand 3-0 in AFC Asian Cup qualifier - Press TV (November 16, 2013)
Iran's women football fans score small victory - BBC (November 8, 2013)
Football can bring world nations closer: Rouhani - Press TV (November 6, 2013)
Iran women wushu athletes shine in world contests - Press TV (November 5, 2013)
Dan Gaspar: The American behind Iran's World Cup qualification - CNN (October 31, 2013)
Nigeria U17 coach hits back at Iran age-cheating claim - BBC (October 30, 2013)
Iran: Dispute with Azerbaijan Over Polo - NY Times (October 28, 2013)
San Jose Earthquakes' Steven Beitashour explains why he opted for Iran after USMNT cameos - MLS (October 11, 2013)
As tensions thaw, has the US challenged Iran to a game of soccer? - NBC (October 9, 2013)
Earthquakes? Steven Beitashour chooses to represent Iran over United States - SI (October 7, 2013)
Iran wins 17th Men's Asian Volleyball Championship - Press TV (October 6, 2013)
Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler bags gold, helps team finish 4th - Press TV (September 22, 2013)
Iran crowned world freestyle wrestling champion - Press TV (September 20, 2013)
Iranian freestyle wrestlers win two gold medals in world championships - Press TV (September 17, 2013)
Meet Shirin Gerami, Iran's first female triathlete - The Guardian (September 15, 2013) | Video
Iran v-ballers clinch berth in 2014 FIVB World Championship - Press TV (September 14, 2013)
Iran allows first female triathlete to compete for country - The Guardian (September 12, 2013)
Iran select karate team crowned in Thailand competitions - Press TV (September 11, 2013)
Olympics 2020: Wrestling reinstated to Games - BBC (September 8, 2013)
Conservatives in ruckus over women's rugby - BBC (August 30, 2013)
Iran v-ballers defeat Argentina in U21 World Championship - Press TV (August 24, 2013)
Iran soccer squad finishes 2nd in Asian Youth Games - Press TV (August 24, 2013)
Sanctions Against Iran Mean a Tennis Referee Can?t Work at the Open - NY Times (August 21, 2013)
Iran national team wins 2013 FIBA Asia Men's Basketball Championship - Press TV (August 11, 2013)
Iran junior wushu artists grab two golds in Asia tournament - Press TV (August 10, 2013)
FIBA Asia Championship: Iran, Philippines qualify for 2014 World Cup - SB Nation (August 10, 2013)
Iran takes revenge on Jordan in FIBA Asia match - Press TV (August 9, 2013)
Iran beats Kazakhstan 85-53 at FIBA Asia Championship - Press TV (August 7, 2013)
Ahmadinejad's role in the development of the sports program - BBC Persian (July 28, 2013)
Iran men team finish 2nd at 2013 World Taekwondo Championships - Press TV (July 22, 2013)
Iran wins 1st gold medal at 2013 World Taekwondo Championships - Press TV (July 18, 2013)
Brazil berth propels Iran up Ranking - FIFA (July 11, 2013)
Weight of expectation: Kazemi carries Iran into NBA - CNN (July 11, 2013)
Iran futsal team beats Japan, wins gold at Asian Indoor Games - Press TV (July 6, 2013)
Iranian women's futsal team wins silver at Asian Indoor Games - Press TV (July 6, 2013)
Bahrami: Iran's solo tennis representative - Al Jazeera (July 3, 2013)
Ghoochannejhad, Iran?s new savior - FIFA (July 2, 2013)
Sixers Drafted First Iranian Born Player, Arsalan Kazemi, With a Purpose - Liberty Ballers (June 30, 2013)
Iran v-ballers beat Italy 3-1 in World League match - Press TV (June 29, 2013)
Iran swimmer?s time goes unrecorded: ?Her bathing suit was too revealing? - France24 (June 28, 2013)
Iran comes first in 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championships - Press TV (June 25, 2013)
Namazi celebrates World Cup berth with Iran - WP (June 24, 2013)
The cruel tragedy of The Iron Sheik - Yahoo (June 24, 2013)
Iran's volleyball players beat Serbia 3-2 in 2013 FIVB World League - Press TV (June 23, 2013)
Officials, fans welcome Iran footballers back home - Press TV (June 19, 2013)
'Brazil here we come,' Iran fans sing - FIFA (June 18, 2013)
Iran and South Korea qualify for 2014 World Cup as Uzbekistan miss out - The Guardian (June 18, 2013) | Video
In Iran, Soccer and Politics Often Blend Together - NY Times (June 12, 2013)
Iran closes in on World Cup dream with 4-0 win over Lebanon - Press TV (June 11, 2013) | Video
Iran win, end Qatar's qualification hopes - AFP (June 4, 2013) | Video
Iran, Qatar clash in World Cup qualifier with political overtones - AP (June 3, 2013)
Iran?s Paralympic medalist wins 2013 Spirit of Sport award - Press TV (May 30, 2013)
Semnani Family Foundation Press Release (May 22, 2013)
United 4 Wrestling Exhibition LA Sports Arena (May 19, 2013) | Video
United 4 Wrestling Interviews - LA Sports Arena (May 19, 2013)
US Wrestling Team Practice - Studio City (May 17, 2013)
A tale of two Iranian legends - FIFA (May 17, 2013)
Iran pulls out of L.A. wrestling meet - AP (May 17, 2013) | Press Conference
US, Russian and Iranian wrestlers rumble in New York - BBC Video (May 15, 2013)
Iran and U.S. wrestling teams meet in NYC - AP (May 15, 2013)
US, Russia, Iran Tangle to Save Olympic Wrestling - RIA (May 15, 2013)
Three Foes Unite to Keep Wrestling in Olympics - NY Times (May 14, 2013)
NY to host wrestling meet - AP (May 14, 2013)
U.S., Iranian and Russian national wrestling teams to compete in historic event at New York City - PR (May 14, 2013)
Iran and US Wrestle--in a different way - Iran Primer (May 13, 2013)
Kuwait holds Iran to 1-1 draw in Asia Cup qualifiers - Press TV (March 26, 2013)
Iran overcomes Qatar in four-nation soccer tournament - Press TV (March 24, 2013)
Oregon's Arsalan Kazemi: From Iran To NCAA Hoopla - NPR (March 23, 2013)
Iran's Sporting Dreamers - Al Jazeera (March 21, 2013)
Skiiers Take to the Slopes In...Iran - AP (March 19, 2013)
Iran-born center talks basketball in socks, 'Argo' - USA Today (March 15, 2013)
Iran thrashes Tajikistan 7-1 in AFC U-14 girls championship - Press TV (March 10, 2013)
USA's Metcalf says Iranians 'know good wrestling' - USA Today (February 26, 2013)
Hamed Haddadi uses new Suns jersey as tribute to Iran - USA Today (February 26, 2013)
Iran wins freestyle wrestling World Cup 2013 title - Press TV (February 22, 2013)
Alliance aside, Iran dominates U.S. in wrestling - AP (February 22, 2013)
US and Iranian wrestling authorities unite to grapple with potential Olympic exclusion - video - The Guardian (February 21, 2013)
Iran defeats US in Wrestling World Cup - Fox News (February 21, 2013)
Iran, Where Wrestling Is King, Mourns Loss of Sport in Olympics - NY Times (February 19, 2013)
U.S., Iran, Russia team up to save wrestling - USA Today (February 14, 2013)
Iran defends wrestling - ESPN (February 14, 2013)
Wrestling and the Olympics: What next, get rid of the discus? - The Economist (February 14, 2013)
Iran dismayed at proposal to drop wrestling from Olympic Games - The Guardian (February 12, 2013)
Wrestling dropped from 2020 Olympic Games - BBC (February 12, 2013)
Iran thrashes Lebanon 5-0 in Asian Cup qualifier - Press TV (February 6, 2013) | Video
Iran women beat Kuwait to score second win in Asian games - Press TV (January 27, 2013)
Iranian female tennis player reaches U14 Asian quarterfinals - Press TV (January 18, 2013)
Iran football coach criticizes FIFA international fixture - Press TV (January 11, 2013)
Iranian markswoman wins gold in Asia shooting champions - Press TV (December 16, 2012)
Iran draws with Saudi in first group match of 2012 WAFF - Press TV (December 9, 2012)
Iranians shine in Asian Women's Handball Championship - Press TV (December 7, 2012)
Iran's Ali Karimi nominated for AFC Player of the Year award - Press TV (November 26, 2012)
Iran taekwondo fighters finish second in world chmapionships - Press TV (November 25, 2012)
Iran 0-1 Uzbekistan - FIFA (November 14, 2012)
Iranian conquers the world of surf lif-saving - The Australian (November 12, 2012)
Goal-shy Iran seek to build momentum - FIFA (November 22, 2012)
Iran loses to Colombia, out of 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup - Press TV (November 12, 2012)
Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah to play in Iran - BBC (November 8, 2012)
Iran beats Tajikistan 6-0 in intl. friendly match - Press TV (November 6, 2012)
In Iran, Politics = Soc - NY Times (October 23, 2012)
Iran U-16 team advances to 2012 U-17 Championship - Press TV (September 30, 2012)
Historic win for Lebanon over Iran - FIFA (September 11, 2012)
Iranian athletes finish 11th at London Paralympics - Press TV (September 9, 2012)
Iranian athlete wins tenth gold medal at 2012 Paralympics - Press TV (September 8, 2012)
Iran grabs silver at 2012 Paralympics volleyball - Press TV (September 8, 2012)
Nasiri wins Iran?s seventh gold at 2012 Paralympics - Press TV (September 4, 2012)
Paralympics 2012: Great Britain's five-a-side footballers lose to Iran - The Guardian (September 4, 2012)
Paralympics: Iranian athlete refuses to shake hands with Duchess of Cambridge - Telegraph (September 3, 2012)
Hosseini wins gold for Iran at 2012 Paralympics - Press TV (September 3, 2012)
Ka'edi wins Iran's third gold at 2012 Paralympics - Press TV (September 1, 2012)
Iran wins second gold medal at 2012 Paralympics - Press TV (September 1, 2012)
Fulham sign Dejagah - ESPN (August 31, 2012)
Iranian lawmakers praise Olympics medalists - Press TV (August 15, 2012)
Iranian wrestlers win 2 bronze medals at Olympics - Press TV (August 11, 2012)
Iran?s Goudarzi wins silver in freestyle wrestling - Press TV (August 10, 2012)
Iranian woman turned to paddling after being forbidden from wearing swimsuit - Telegraph (August 10, 2012)
The Ancient Roots of Iran's Wrestling and Weightlifting Olympic Dominance - The Atlantic (August 9, 2012)
Iran Olympian wins silver in taekwondo - Press TV (August 9, 2012)
Iranian boxer Rouzbahani fails to reach Olympics semifinals - Press TV (August 8, 2012)
Haddadi wins Iran's first ever Olympic medal in athletics - Press TV (August 7, 2012)
Iranian Easily Lifts Spirits of His Country - NY Times (August 7, 2012)
Olympics weightlifting: Behdad Salimikordasiabi wins +105kg gold - BBC (August 7, 2012)
Olympics wrestling: Ghasem Rezaei wins another gold for Iran - BBC (August 7, 2012)
Olympics wrestling: Omid Noroozi wins Iran's second Greco gold - BBC (August 6, 2012)
Olympics wrestling: Reihanpour Soryan claims Iran's first ever gold - BBC (August 5, 2012)
Iranian boxer Ehsan Rouzbahani advances to next round of Olympics - Press TV (August 5, 2012)
Iran wins weightlifting bronze in London Olympics - Press TV (August 4, 2012)
Olympic boxing: Iranian boxer Ali Mazaheri says defeat was 'a fix' - BBC (August 2, 2012)
Referee disqualifies Iranian boxer at 2012 Olympics - Press TV (August 1, 2012)
Iran's Olympic team at the London 2012 Games - in pictures - The Guardian (August 1, 2012)
Iranian Tolouti defeats Spanish rival at 2012 Olympics - Press TV (July 31, 2012)
Iranian boxer beats Colombian rival at 2012 Olympics - Press TV (July 31, 2012)
Iran gets 1st Olympic table tennis win - Press TV (July 28, 2012)
Iranian female shooter in Olympics air rifle event?s finals - Press TV (July 28, 2012)
Salmassi: The teacher who won Iran's first Olympic medal - BBC (July 28, 2012)
How Iranians view the Olympics - BBC (July 27, 2012)
For Iran, the Olympic Games involves Persian pride (and politics) - The Guardian (July 27, 2012)
Olympics 2012 : Iranian trailblazer dreams of table tennis medal - AFP (July 17, 2012)
Iran female karate fighter snatches gold at AFK tourney - Press TV (July 16, 2012)
Iran Sanctions Draw ?Red Card? in Football - The Dipolmat (July 11, 2012)
Iran?s weightlifting Olympics squad named - Press TV (June 27, 2012)
Female Iranian archer qualifies for Olympics - Press TV (June 23, 2012)
Qatar leave Iran with a point - AFP (June 12 , 2012)
Serbia defeats Iran, qualifies for London Olympics - Press TV (June 9, 2012)
Iran v-ballers down by Australia at Olympic qualifiers - Press TV (June 6, 2012)
Iran's First Female Canoeist Wins Silver at ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup #3 - Women Talk Sports (June 3, 2012)
Iran beats Uzbekistan 1-0 in World Cup qualifying - SI (June 3, 2012)
Queiroz seeks overseas reinforcement - FIFA (May 30, 2012)
Asian giants seal Futsal spots - FIFA (May 29, 2012)
Khalatbari: Asia has made a huge leap - FIFA (May 23, 2012)
Ghotbi working wonders at Shimizu - SI (May 22, 2012)
Iran's Greco-Roman team wins World Cup - Press TV (May 20, 2012)
Iran's women football fans dream of a return to the terraces - BBC (May 16, 2012)
Iran beats hosts to win 2012 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup in Baku - Press TV (May 13, 2012)
Iran athletes rank 2nd at Asia Taekwondo Championships - Press TV (May 12, 2012)
Iran?s female footballers in action after head scarf ban lifted - RT (May 10, 2012)
Iran 85-kg weightlifters sweep gold, bronze Asian medals - Press TV (April 27, 2012)
Iran football great Ali Daei 'sues Toyota' over crash - BBC (April 18, 2012)
Hejazi and the move that never was - ESPN (April 8, 2012)
Clippers' Announcers 'Forget' Hamed Haddadi, Remind Us Of Their Worst Moment - SB Nation (March 24, 2012)
Iran's female kabaddi players stand second at worlds - Press TV (March 5, 2012)
Velcro's dramatic save leads football to lift ban on hijab - The Independent (March 4, 2012)
Dejagah set for Iran debut - AFP (February 28, 2012)
Iran's female ninjas: fighting for sexual equality - The Guardian (February 19, 2012)
UN Urges Women Footballers To Be Allowed To Wear Head Scarves - RFE/RL (February 12, 2012)
Iran?s ninja army is made up of 3,500 women - WP (February 6, 2012)
Why Thousands of Iranian Women Are Training to Be Ninjas - The Atlantic (February 3, 2012)
Women's rugby in Iran suffering - Scrum Queens (January 26, 2012)
Faezeh Hashemi and Women?s Sports in Iran - CFR (January 20, 2012)
Nasser Hejazi - The Economist (January 2, 2012)

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