League Notes: Iran Wrestling Team Invited To U.S.
The U.S. Wrestling Federation has invited the Iranian freestyle team to participate in an exhibition match in N.Y.'s Times Square. U.S. Wrestling has said that "a dual meet will be held in May" (TEHRAN TIMES, 2/26). ... Singapore Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong announced a new national High Performance System for elite sports and athletes. The new scheme will offer Sports Excellence Scholarships to selected athletes, "giving them monetary and non-monetary assistance that will encourage them to train full-time" (STRAITS TIMES, 2/26).