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SportBusiness delves into the bid books of the contenders to host the 2027 Asian Cup to examine the thinking and the plans behind each entry. Tom King reports.

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The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has claimed that an AFC Champions League broadcast deal in the country has been terminated by the Asian Football Confederation due to “international s…

The Asian Football Confederation has announced the five bidders for its 2027 Asian Cup, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar against set to face each other in another bidding race

Certain international athletes have been allowed to take part in sporting competition in the United States in the coming weeks amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

The president of the German football federation and the chairman of Bayern Munich are proposing a salary cap for professional football in Europe

Iran has officially submitted its bid for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a spokesman of the country’s football federation has confirmed.

A raft of sports events in Korea have been cancelled or put under threat after a spike in coronavirus cases in the country

National Olympic Committees from Central Asia met in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan at the weekend and agreed to revive a regional games in 2021

The Iranian Football Federation has threatened to withdraw its teams from the Asian Football Confederation Champions League in protest at the introduction of a ban on the country hosting matches in the…

Iranian taekwondo Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh has said she's permanently left her home country to live in Europe

The United States Soccer Federation has called off a training camp for the US men's national team in Qatar this month "due to the developing situation in the region

The International Judo Federation has imposed an indefinite ban on Iran's team until it ends a long-running boycott of matches against Israeli competitors

For the first time in 40 years, Iranian women have attended a home men's national football team match

Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino has said Iran will lift its ban on women attending football matches.

Fifa's president Gianni Infantino has called Iran's ban on women attending football matches "unacceptable" and called for it to be lifted

United World Wrestling, the sport’s global governing body, has announced that the Iranian capital of Tehran has secured the hosting rights for the 2017 Greco-Roman and freestyle World Cups.