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Wrestlers tune out politics for international championship at Forum
Wrestlers tune out politics for international championship at Forum

The Russian coach did not want to talk about troops on the Crimean peninsula or any other aspect of his country’s conflict with Ukraine. Speaking through an interpreter, Christakis Alexandridis preferred to focus on his wrestlers and their chances in an international championship at the Forum this weekend. “Our politics is wrestling,” he said. But current events cannot help but intrude on the 42nd FILA Freestyle World Cup, not with a Saturday schedule featuring two politically charged matches. Russia will face Ukraine, followed by the U.S. against Iran. “People tell us, ‘Make sure you beat Iran,’ “ American wrestler Tervel Dlagnev said. “As an athlete, you become a little...

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