Rich Bender

US, Russia, Iran join hands for Olympic Wrestling

Rich-BenderWashington, Feb 16 : The United States and Russia have grappled over Iran's nuclear ambitions in recent years, but the three nations are now joining forces for the right to keep on grappling in the Olympics after International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials recommended scrapping the ancient sport of wrestling this week.

"We must form a coalition of the willing, so to speak, that will come together at some point to support the cause," Rich Bender, executive director of USA Wrestling, the sport's body in the United States, told RIA Novosti Friday.

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