April 5, 2015

...AND LOOSER...:

Iran partially lifts ban on women attending sports matches : Move ends complete restriction put in place after 1979 revolution; not clear which sports to be allowed (ALI AKBAR DAREINI, April 5, 2015, AP) 

Iranian authorities have partially lifted a ban on women attending men's sports matches, a senior sports official said Saturday.

Deputy Sports Minister Abdolhamid Ahmadi said Iran's State Security Council has approved a plan by his ministry to allow women and families to attend some sports events, the official IRNA news agency reported Saturday, adding that the plan would be implemented sometime this year.


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