Latest news about Iran

Iran striker retires from team at 23 after online bullying

2018-06-28 17:12

Iran forward Sardar Azmoun said that he is retiring from the national team after he was the target of numerous attacks on social media.

Iran stadium open to women for first time since 1979

2018-06-26 17:41

Thousands of women packed into Tehran's largest football stadium to watch the World Cup match between Iran and Portugal match.

WATCH: Iranians full of pride for their team after World Cup exit

2018-06-26 11:40

Iran manager Carlos Quieroz along with the Iranian fans hailed their team's efforts as they held Portugal to a 1-1 draw after their World Cup exit.

Ronaldo deserved red for elbow - Iran coach Queiroz

2018-06-26 06:47

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo should have been sent off for an elbow during Monday's 1-1 draw at the Soccer World...

As it happened: Iran v Portugal

2018-06-25 22:05

A recap of the scoring from the Soccer World Cup Group B clash between Iran and Portugal at the Mordovia Arena.

Soccer World Cup permutations: Groups A and B

2018-06-25 14:12

Here's what teams in Group A and Group B need to do to keep their Soccer World Cup hopes alive heading into the final round of group matches.

Queiroz, Iran in Ronaldo's crosshairs

2018-06-24 12:42

Cristiano Ronaldo will look to fire his country into the last 16 of the World Cup at the expense of former Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz and Iran.

Spain on tough path to World Cup glory, says Hierro

2018-06-21 15:29

Fernando Hierro says Spain face a tough challenge to reach the World Cup knockout stage following a "lucky" 1-0 win against Iran.

WATCH: Iran player's acrobatic somersault throw-in

2018-06-21 07:52

Watch as Iran defender Milan Mohammadi performed an acrobatic somersault throw-in that has been hailed as the best throw-in in World Cup history.

Queiroz 'concerned' as Iran staff member in hospital

2018-06-21 07:11

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said he was concerned after a member of his staff was taken to hospital during the nail-biting World Cup defeat to Spain.

As it happened: Iran v Spain

2018-06-20 21:55

A recap of the scoring from the Soccer World Cup clash between Iran and Spain at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

Spain back on track after nervous win over Iran

2018-06-20 21:54

Spain put their World Cup ambitions back on track with a hard fought victory over Iran in a match that they certainly didn't have everything their...

Iran in historic moment to allow women in stadiums

2018-06-20 13:35

Tehran's largest football stadium is to admit thousands of women together with men for the first time as World Cup fever grips Iran ahead of Spain...

Iran coach Queiroz pledges no Spain surrender

2018-06-19 21:59

Coach Carlos Queiroz said Iran will soak up the experience of facing World Cup contenders Spain and will produce their "best game ever"