Iran Olympic Team - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Iran Olympic Team International basketball celebrates vote to allow headgear Even as basketball's popularity soared around the world, not everyone believed they could get in the game. A ban on headgear by the sport's governing body meant choosing between play and prayer, a rule that wasn't about religion but felt as if it were to some groups. That ended Thursday with a unanimous vote to allow headgear, a change ... Fri, 05 May 2017 02:11:00 GMT 2017-05-05T02:11:00Z US wrestlers in limbo after Iran bans them from tournament American wrestler Jordan Burroughs saw this month's tournament in Iran as a chance to redeem himself after a rough performance at the Rio Olympics. It looks like that won't be happening. Iran on Friday banned U.S. wrestlers from the freestyle World Cup in response to President Donald Trump's executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, the official IRNA news agency reporte... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:13:00 GMT 2017-02-03T20:13:00Z USOC: Foreign athletes to get expedited access to US events DENVER (AP) — 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 to ensure athletes from all countries would have expedited access to the U... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:22:00 GMT 2017-01-31T02:22:00Z