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In this week's China sports industry round-up: analysis of the NHL's eight-year slate of pre-season games in China; Griezmann and Arsenal agree sponsorships; Milan takeover still alive, just; Bayern Munich follow Madrid and Barcelona with major training and education facility; and more.

HSE Cake managing director Jim Dowling argues that as golf chases new fans it shouldn't throw the Mercedes out in favour of a gold-plated Lamborghini

Richard Clarke reports back from the recent SXSW show in Austin, Texas, where he was impressed by the development of esports and the size of WWE’s social media department.

As sports lobby relentlessly for a place on the 2020 Olympic programme, it is little wonder that those fortunate enough have a spot at the Games can ill-afford to rest on their laurels. We ask Nenad Lalovic, president of UWW (United World Wrestling) to tell us why.

Donna Goldsmith has held senior executive positions at the NBA (National Basketball Association), WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and 2014 Super Bowl Host Committee. She reveals how she became one of the most influential women in the business of sport.

WWE has appointed Kristina Salen as its chief financial officer as it continues to overhaul its senior leadership positions

International media group Discovery will be the new Italian broadcaster of wrestling’s WWE after reaching a “multi-year” agreement with the rights-holder. D

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK is to show the 2021 World Wrestling Championships, which will take place in Oslo

English Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has encouraged fans to stay away from stadiums, as the league prepares to resume play today

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SportBusiness International looks into international wrestling’s rebranding exercise: will it be the driving force of a brighter future for the troubled sport?