Women have been banned from many sporting events in Iran since 1981, during the early years of the country’s Islamic Revolution.
Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani separately promised to unveil a regional peace plan at this week's upcoming high-level meetings at the United Nations.
The announcement came as the U.S. released new evidence to support its allegation that Iran was responsible for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil sites.
“Americans have to realize that warmongering and warmongers are not to their benefit,” the Iranian president said in televised remarks.
Iran announced it has begun using advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium.
The explosion marked the third failure involving a rocket at the Imam Khomeini Space Center, raising suspicion of sabotage.
Donald Trump had said Monday at the G-7 that there's a "really good chance" that he and Hassan Rouhani could meet to discuss their nuclear impasse.
The announcement comes as Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is unraveling.
The report comes just days after an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates disappeared off trackers in Iranian territorial waters.
Tehran said Sunday that it will raise its uranium enrichment level beyond the 3.67% limit set in the 2015 nuclear deal.
It's a major departure from the 2015 nuclear deal, a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the accord.
The measures target Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his office.
President Donald Trump said he was imposing more sanctions but still wanted to strike a deal to ease tensions with Iran.
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump’s decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.
A lack of congressional oversight is leaving the Trump administration on a collision course with Tehran.
Marzieh Hashemi is being held in prison, apparently as a material witness, her son said.
The attempts to break in to emails of U.S. Treasury officials, Arab atomic scientists and D.C. think-tank employees illustrate Tehran's espionage priorities.
It's the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said Tehran has been cooperating with inspectors and limiting stockpiles of key nuclear materials.