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US Staying Home
« on: February 03, 2017, 08:47:12 am »

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2017, 12:12:27 pm »
UWW statement leaves the door open for another option, which I assume would mean moving the World Cup.  I can't imagine they do it two weeks out, but you never know I guess.

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2017, 01:31:14 pm »
I'll bet our local HS could do it here in two weeks.  That would be awesome!!  But this whole thing is really terrible.

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2017, 01:46:44 pm »
Trump was a state champ, a HUGE talent in high school so he knows wrestling.
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2017, 09:41:13 pm »
We're hosting a tournament this weekend and we are directly across the Persian Gulf from Iran.   All flights from the world's major cities fly either into Abu Dhabi or Dubai directly.

Plenty of hotels, decent hospitals if someone gets injured, and the weather has been pleasant this week.

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2017, 12:16:42 am »
Put those wrestlers on notice Trump!!!

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2017, 09:46:01 am »
this is neither the first nor the last time politics will affect international sports.
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2017, 10:50:43 am »
this is neither the first nor the last time politics will affect international sports.
There have been willful boycotts of countries - 1980 and 1984 Olympics; but, I don't recall a team being denied over politics.
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2017, 11:03:51 am »
this is neither the first nor the last time politics will affect international sports.
There have been willful boycotts of countries - 1980 and 1984 Olympics; but, I don't recall a team being denied over politics.

how were those not over politics?!?!?!?!?
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2017, 11:14:33 am »
this is neither the first nor the last time politics will affect international sports.
There have been willful boycotts of countries - 1980 and 1984 Olympics; but, I don't recall a team being denied over politics.

how were those not over politics?!?!?!?!?
You read it wrong.  It was over politics.  The point in now the US is being denied.  Russia was not denied from competing in the 84 Olympics, they boycotted.
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2017, 08:42:53 am »
And we're back
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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2017, 09:53:00 am »
Hope the team has been staying close to their competition weights during all of this drama.

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2017, 07:50:12 am »
There's a second Justice Department appeal to reverse the stay coming up today in San Francisco.   Keep the eyes and ears open.

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2017, 08:54:16 am »
Looks like a rewrite to the ban.  Still at risk if published before the tournament date.  Will Iran give them the boot if already in Iran and it gets published?

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Re: US Staying Home
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2017, 11:39:28 am »
Pres Trump better wait until the World Cup is complete.   Then put out new directions.  Everyone here agrees I'm sure, nothing is more important with regard to timing of a new directive as seeing the World Cup completed.  I'm not trying to be facetious.

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