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Wrestlers Focus on Competition, Not Politics

Freestyle wrestlers have put politics aside in Los Angeles, as 10 national teams face off in the Freestyle Wrestling World Cup. The match-ups Saturday pitted the U.S. team against Iran, and Ukraine against Russia. There was fierce competition between the U.S. and Iran, whose teams met last May in New York, but then the Iranian team canceled a scheduled follow-up in Los Angeles. That's all in the past, says USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender. “That didn't work...

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