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By Sara Alambeigi, AIPS Member, Iran

TEHRAN:  Two Iranian sports journalists were killed in the Germanwings plane crash on Tuesday in the French Alps after covering their dream game-the El Clasico- in Barcelona, but outsid...

Incheon, Korea: Iraq’s sports leaders are pinning their hopes on the men’s football team to bring back gold from the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. Speaking at the Athletes’ Village on Sunday morning, Iraq’s Deputy Chef de Mission...

Baghdad, Iraq: The President of the Olympic Council of Asia and Association of National Olympic Committees, H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, became the first global sports leader from the Olympic movement to make an official visit ...

Baghdad, Iraq: Iraq’s Ministry of Sports and Youth has signed an agreement for sports cooperation with Spanish football giants Real Madrid to establish four football academies in the province of Kurdistan. Real Madrid representative Mi...

Baghdad, Iraq: The National Olympic Committee of Iraq reports that the national archery team is holding a month-long training camp in Kurdistan, Sulaymania, from February 2 to March 2. The President of the Iraqi Archery Federation, Mr ...

Muscat, Oman: The great success of Iraq in the 2nd Asian Beach Games comes from a strong determination and will to win, says Haider H. Al Jumaili, the Assistant Secretary General and President of the Iraqi Central Equestrian.


The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) deeply saddened and distressed by the recent events that have transpired in Iraq. Gunmen kidnapped Mr. Ahmed Al Samarrai, President of the Iraq National Olympic Committee (NOC), Dr. Amir Jabbar Kadum, ...

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