October 17, 2019
Wrestling event draws attention, but does it help?
Experts divided over impact of pro wrestling event in Pyongyang
The Pyongyang International Pro Wrestling Contest ended last Sunday, after plenty of international media attention.But the question now, for many observers, is whether the event accomplished its stated goal: of encouraging diplomacy and understanding through sport. "Sports," of course, is something of a misnomer when discussing pro wrestling, with its over-the-top storylines and staged