World Jewish Congress: Ban Iran from Olympics over anti-Israel boycott

27.07.2011                      25.Tammus, 5771

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World Jewish Congress: Ban Iran from Olympics over anti-Israel boycott

Earlier this week, an Iranian swimmer pulled out of a race that included Israeli Gal Nevo, continuing a trend of similar behavior by other Iranian athletes.

The World Jewish Congress has called for Iran to be barred from taking part in the Olympics and other international sporting events until its athletes stop boycotting their Israeli counterparts.
Ronald Lauder, the head of the WJC, called the Iranian behavior "unsportsmanlike and smacks of anti-Semitism."…