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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.

US wrestling organisation WWE has announced its financial results for 2018, with annual revenue increasing by 16 per cent to a record $930.2m (€820.4m).

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.

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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?