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TEHRAN – “Knockout” by Iranian director Gholamreza Ramezani will go on screen at 75 theaters of the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) across the country on July 15, the IIDCYA announced on Wednesday.  The film is about a smart student Mohammad, who is the target of bullying by another student, […]

Hosseini claimed a silver medal by lifting a total of 349kg in the 89kg. He lifted 157kg in snatch and 191kg in clean and jerk. Don Opeloge from Saudi Arabia won the gold with a 349kg and the bronze medal went to Poland’s Bartlomiej Stefan Adamus with a total of 346kg. Soltani also seized a […]

TEHRAN – A collection composed of works by 20 young Iranian photographers living inside and outside of the country is on display at the gallery of the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. Zahra Jahanbakhsh is the curator of the exhibition titled “Iran Photo (Inside & Outside)”. Ghazal Amidi, Soha Asadi, Sadra Baqeri, Hamed Farhangi, […]

TEHRAN – The Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) President Zlatko Mateša is in Iran to meet the Iranian top sport officials. In a meeting held in the National Olympic Committee of Iran headquarters, the two committees inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost sports cooperation between two countries. Mateša was warmly welcomed by Iran NOC […]

TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Hadi Afarideh’s documentary “Iranian Pets Club” will have its premiere at the 13th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Ethnocineca in Austria on May 24. Afarideh is scheduled to attend a Q&A session during the festival, which will take place in Vienna from May 23 to 29.   “Iranian Pet Club” […]

The athlete who competes in the up to 72kg class returned an adverse analytical finding for 19-Norandrosterone in a urine sample provided on 9 December 2017 following an out of competition test in Dubai, UAE, prior to competing at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games. The test was conducted by the Asian Paralympic Committee as […]

TEHRAN – Former Nassaji Mazandaran midfielder Keyvan Vahdani died following injuries he suffered in a landslide in Mazandaran Province. Vahdani, who was traveling from Tehran to Savadkuh on Wednesday, was killed after the rock dropped down from the mountain in Khatikooh. Heavy rains have brought high flooding to several cities in Mazandaran Province in the […]

TEHRAN – Many cineastes and cultural figures passed away during the Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21, 2018-2019) and left us amidst tears and sorrow. We retain only the happy memories of those individuals who are no longer with us. Ezzatollah Entezami, actor  Ezzatollah Entezami, the veteran actor of stage and screen who was named […]

TEHRAN – The Titowak Theater Group from Iran will perform “Divine Comedy-Inferno” at the FÉM Arts and Café in Budapest, Hungary on March 21 and 22.  Ebrahim Poshtkuhi will direct the play, which is a loose adaptation of Dante’s “Divine Comedy”. It tells the story of a woman who is abused by her husband and […]

TEHRAN – Arsalan Ghashghaei and Mohammad Reza Rahmanifar won two gold medals at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Hong Kong on Sunday. Ghashghaei took a gold in shot put event with a throw of 19.36m. Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal from India and China’s Peng Yingtei won silver and bronze medal with 19.08m and 18.59m, respectively. Discus […]