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SRG SSR retains Swiss wrestling rights for six more years

Action from Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in 2016 in Payerne, Switzerland (VALERIANO DI DOMENICO/AFP via Getty Images)

SRG SSR, the Swiss public broadcaster, has retained its rights to the sport of schwingen, the folk wrestling native to Switzerland, for six more years.

The broadcaster’s current contract runs until the end of 2022 and the new agreement with the Swiss Federal Schwingen Federation (ESV) will run to 2028.

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