Taekwondo Events on Kish Island Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns

Iranian Taekwondo Federation announced that three international events that were due to be held on Kish Island in April has...

Another High Profile Athletic Defection From Iran

What started as a trickle one year ago is turning into a serious issue for the Iran's sports and its...

Iran’s female Olympic medalist seeks new life in Germany

LÜNEN, Germany (AP) — Iran's only female Olympic medalist said Friday she wants to compete for Germany after defecting from...

Iran’s Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects

Iran's only female Olympic medalist has defected from the Islamic Republic calling herself "one of the millions of oppressed women...