Iran’s sports reporter Bahram Shafi’ passes away

Bahram Shaf

Tehran Times - Iranian long-serving media executive, television producer and sports reporter Bahram Shafi’ died at the age of 62 on Tuesday.

Shafi’ was the best known for Varzesho Mardom program (Sports & People), which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally broadcasted from 1985 up to now.

He died in Tehran’s Bahman Hospital after years battle with disease.

Shafi’ was also head of Iran’s Hockey Federation from 2005.

The Tehran Times staff offer heartfelt condolences to his bereaved family.

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