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.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has said that ‘misunderstandings’ with security at its Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Iran were to blame for female spectators being denied entry to the ongoing competition.
Iran is planning to develop a circuit to host Formula One motor racing on the island of Qeshm, according to IRNA.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has confirmed that Argentina will host its 2015 Boys’ U19 World Championship, with the South American country defeating a rival bid from Iran, currently at the centre of controversy in the sport.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has said Iran will not be chosen to host its 2015 Boys’ Under-19 World Championship amid a dispute over the imprisonment of a British-Iranian woman who tried to attend a men’s volleyball game in Tehran.
The national football federations of Japan and Iran have entered into a partnership agreement that will focus on the development of women’s football in the latter country, along with its ambitions to host the 2019 Asian Cup - the Asian Football Confederation's premier national team tournament.