Global rivals unite to save Olympic wrestling

Russia, Iran and the US join forces to try to stop wrestling from being thrown out of 2020 Olympic Games.

    Three countries better known for their political differences have formed an unlikely alliance in the wrestling ring.

    The US, Russia and Iran are presenting a united front to try to stop wrestling from being thrown out of the 2020 Olympic Games.

    On Wednesday, the US brought top wrestlers from the three nations to New York's Central Station, in an effort to bring attention to their campaign.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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