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Oct 09, 2019
Iran women allowed into football stadium for first time in decadesIran has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men.
Sep 27, 2019
FIFA considering delegation to ensure Iran allows women fans to stadium for World Cup qualifier in TehranFIFA is weighing sending a delegation to Tehran to make sure women fans are admitted to the World Cup qualifying match between Iran and Cambodia on 10 October.
Sep 12, 2019
FIFA will send officials to Iran to look at possibility of allowing female spectators into football stadiumsFIFA said on Wednesday it will send officials to Iran "shortly" to look at the possibility of allowing female spectators into football games in the country.
Sep 10, 2019
Iran to probe death of female football fan Sahar Khodayari who committed suicide over possible jail term for entering stadiumSahar Khodayari set herself on fire outside the court last week after hearing about a possible six-month jail term for trying to enter a football stadium.
Aug 25, 2019
Female Iran national football team fans set to be allowed to watch World Cup qualifier, says sports ministry officialIran has barred Iranian women spectators at matches since the 1979 Islamic revolution, with clerics arguing they must be protected from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men
Jun 12, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Nike withdraws supply of boots to Iran days ahead of tournament due to US sanctionsUS sporting goods giant Nike confirmed on Monday it had stopped supplying Iran's football team with boots ahead of the World Cup due to sanctions.
Jun 09, 2015
Iran partially opens stadium doors to women and families for male sporting eventsA limited number of Iranian women will be allowed to watch Volleyball World League games in Tehran later this month, a senior government official has told