Eight leading sports organisations from across North America have joined forces on a new initiative designed to increase each other’s resources, viewership and attendance, as well as attract new players to female sports.
Organisers of the new Ultimate Sumo League have revealed that the competition will stage its inaugural event in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the US this April.
United World Wrestling (UWW) president Nenad Lalovic is set to assume the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations’ (ASOIF) place on the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board after seeing off the claims of two rivals for the position.
The Turkish Wrestling Federation has been awarded hosting rights for the 2017 Beach Wrestling World Championships.
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United World Wrestling, the sport’s global governing body, has awarded hosting rights to its 2018 World Championships to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
United World Wrestling, the sport’s global governing body, has announced that the Iranian capital of Tehran has secured the hosting rights for the 2017 Greco-Roman and freestyle World Cups.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series has opted to extend its partnership with the USA Wrestling national governing body.
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.
The United World Wrestling global governing body is to make a number of modifications to its competition mats and uniforms as part of an effort to improve its presentation and attract more fans to the sport.
SportBusiness International looks into international wrestling’s rebranding exercise: will it be the driving force of a brighter future for the troubled sport?