Iranian Wrestling Officials Quit Over Israel Policy

(IranSportsPress.com-AFP) – The head of Iran’s wrestling federation has resigned after criticizing the authorities for letting athletes be punished because of the country’s ban on facing Israeli opponents. In a letter published on the federation’s website on February 28, Rasoul Khadem suggested he had been forced from his post, saying that “apparently it is not

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Iran’s legendary wrestler, Rasoul Khadem, elected to United World Wrestling bureau

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- President of Iran Wrestling Federation Rasoul Khadem has been elected as the new member of United World Wrestling’s executive committee known as the bureau.  United World Wrestling (UWW) held its biannual congress on Sunday on the sidelines of the final day of competition of the 2016 Junior Wrestling World Championships in Macon

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