Feb 3, 2017

Iran bans travel of U.S. wrestlers to Iran

Iran on Friday banned U.S. wrestlers from participating in the Freestyle World Cup competition this month in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, the official IRNA news agency reported. A senior Iranian cleric vowed, meanwhile, that his country would ...

Feb 1, 2017

Iranian general acknowledges missile test

Iran’s defense minister said Wednesday that his country recently carried out a missile test, days after the White House said it was looking into reports of an Iranian ballistic missile launch that may have contravened a U.N. resolution. Gen. Hossein Dehghan was quoted by ...

Jan 31, 2017

Travel ban won't affect athletes, U.S. government tells USOC

The U.S. government has told the U.S. Olympic Committee that the travel ban put in place over the weekend shouldn’t impact athletes traveling to the United States for international events. In a statement Monday, USOC leaders said the government told them it would work ...