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Iran's Anti-Israel Politics Bleed into Sports

During the recent Rio Olympics, we were appalled at the instances of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatred displayed by some of the other nations competing. Sadly, this behavior is nothing out of the ordinary. In this video from Al Jazeera, we see Iran's anti-Israel politics finding their way onto the mat, as a young Iranian wrestler is forced to forfeit his match against an Israeli opponent because of his nation's refusal to recognize the Jewish state.

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