Turn from the City

The 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also counted as the 5th Asian Indoor Games were held in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. The Turkmenistan government organized this edition of the games in an exceptionally secure environment. Unwarranted entry and exit to Ashgabat city were prohibited, and to facilitate the sports caravans, a modern […]

Teach Us

In Iran, over 70 self-defense clubs offer training, with nearly half of them catering to women’s needs. However, it is noteworthy that the majority of the best self-defense trainers are male. The prevailing laws in the Islamic Republic of Iran forbid men from instructing women, leading some women to pursue more advanced training by choosing […]

The Distance Between Us

In the last days of July 2020, the city of Tehran and various other cities in Iran experienced a surge in Coronavirus cases. In response, the Iranian government made the decision to reinstate social restrictions as a measure to prevent further outbreaks. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the competitions and training of […]

Silent Olympics

“In our modern world, information abundance has surged while meaning seems to diminish.” – Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation Throughout history, spectators and fans have been an integral part of sports competitions. However, with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, unprecedented measures were taken, and for the first time in the history of the Tokyo […]

Angels of Wall 47

“We’ve got 47 chromosomes, and you have 46; you’re missing one.” The presence of an extra chromosome sets apart children affected by Dawn Syndrome, reflecting distinct challenges related to walking and speaking. These children have shorter legs and heights, accompanied by increased weight. Consequently, their need for physical exercise is more pronounced. In Iran, among […]