Wrestling

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.

The Turkish Wrestling Federation has been awarded hosting rights for the 2017 Beach Wrestling World Championships.

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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.

United World Wrestling (UWW), the sport’s global governing body, has announced a series of reform measures designed to encourage growth in participation, support and viewership.

United World Wrestling, the sport’s global governing body, has announced the addition of a new junior competition to its 2017 calendar.

United World Wrestling (UWW), the sport’s global governing body, has awarded hosting rights for the 2018 Freestyle World Cup to USA Wrestling, which will host the event at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on the campus of college wrestling powerhouse the University of Iowa.

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.

United World Wrestling (UWW) has become the latest international federation to step away from SportAccord, the umbrella organisation for international sports organisations and federations

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?

Paris in France has secured the hosting rights for the 2017 World Wrestling Championships, the country’s national association, the FLL, has announced.