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Faced with the extended absence of live in-person audiences critical to its events, World Wrestling Entertainment turns to technology to create a spectacle

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.

Incidents of inappropriate conduct seen during deployment of virtual fans

Prominent former agent previously held senior role at CAA

McMahon faces rising pressure after audience retreats for key programs

Nenad Lalovic is set to secure a second term as president of United World Wrestling (UWW) after it was announced he will stand unopposed at elections currently scheduled for September

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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.

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