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Wrestling - 22 Aug 2017 - Media
Since 2014, Olympic wrestling (UWW) has completely revised its TV production and distribution policy.
Wrestling - 24 Oct 2016 - Events
The 12th edition of the FISU World University Wrestling Championship will start on 25 October. The event will be hosted in Corum, Turkey on the campus of Hitit University and will last until 30 October.
Wrestling - 09 Mar 2016 - Media rights
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and United World Wrestling (UWW) have renewed their partnership agreement for the exclusive media rights on all applicable platforms (radio, television and digital) for the UWW Wrestling European and World Championships from 2017 to 2020 inclusive.
Wrestling - 15 Oct 2012 - Media rights
Sports marketing and distribution firm OCTAPIXX LIVE is pleased to announce the recent signing of a long term exclusive international distribution deal with “TRADITIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING™” (52 x 60’), also known as TCW™, one of America’s premier and fastest-growing wrestling promotions.
Wrestling - 02 Aug 2012 - Events
In the history of the modern Olympic Games five wrestlers were able to win three gold medals, Sweden’s Carl Oscar Westergren and Ivar Johansson, Soviet Union’s Aleksandr Medved and two Russians, Aleksandr Karelin and Bouvaysar Saytyiyev. Two more athletes can join this elite club in London, both of them are Japanese and both of them are women.
Wrestling - 13 Jun 2012 - Events
338 quota places have been awarded in four different phases of the qualification series with the host country receiving three and three wild cards were also distributed for the total of 344.
Wrestling - 01 Feb 2012 - Federations & NOCs
After a year of activity, the new FILA website (International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles) is now ready to make its advertising spaces available!
Wrestling - 17 Dec 2010 - Federations & NOCs
The year 2010 was action-packed and very important for development.
Wrestling - 19 Jul 2010 - Events
viagogo , Europe’s leading secondary ticketing company has signed a deal with World Wrestling Entertainment® (WWE) to become the official secondary ticketing partner for the global entertainment organization’s European live event tour dates this Autumn.
Wrestling - 11 Jan 2010 - Events
“Business as usual” was not the mantra at the World Wrestling Championships September 2009 in the City of Herning. Though wrestling is a sport, rich in traditions, the Danish organisers managed to innovate the event set up in a way that complied with both the International Wrestling Federation, FILAs, requirements and the Danish way of staging events “made in Denmark”. <BR>
Wrestling - 02 Jul 2009 - Events
The Danish Wrestling Association is given approximately € 27.000 by the Danish Minister for Sport and Culture. The money is given to a Youth Reporter project during the World Wrestling Championships in Denmark later this year. The Danish Minister has given approximately € 750.000 to events during the Danish Year of Sport 2009.
Wrestling - 19 Jun 2009 - Events
Names like Steven Fraser, Mohammed Bana, Alexander Leipold and Youri Shakmuradov do not ring a bell to many people, but if you know just a little about wrestling, the bells start to ring. In the wrestling world these names are like coach icons as Sir Alex Ferguson, Michael Laudrup and Jose Mourinho in soccer. And it is coaches of this calibre who are going to train the young wrestlers at the Youth Camp during the WWC 2009. <BR>
Wrestling - 04 Mar 2009 - Events
The Friendship Project of the Danish Wrestling Federation is met with curiosity and lots of media attention during their stay in Iran.
Wrestling - 24 Feb 2009 - Events
Wrestling mats may take the place of usual diplomatic scenery, when the Danish Wrestling Team go to the Middle East to compete in a couple of highly profiled Middle Eastern tournaments and join the Iranian Wrestling Teams training camp.<BR>
Wrestling - 20 Feb 2009 - Events
The Danish National Wrestling team visit Iran and Egypt in order to compete, train – and make friends with the Iranian wrestling elite. The trip have been given the heading ‘The Friendship Project’ and is backed by the Danish government.<BR>
Wrestling - 18 Sep 2007
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) has appointed London-based media rights agency, RDA TV, to exclusively distribute its television rights on a global basis in a three year agreement, excluding North America.
Wrestling - 21 Jul 2005
London 20 July 2005 – World Wrestling Entertainment is expanding its international marketing department, appointing Toby Feldman into the newly created role of TV Affiliate Marketing Manager.
Wrestling - 09 May 2005
STAMFORD, Conn./London, UK May 2005 - The sold out WrestleMania® Revenge Tour exploded across Europe during April 2005, selling out every one of its 14 live events.
Wrestling - 11 Jan 2005
Tokyo, Japan/Stamford, CT USA, January 11th 2005- World Wrestling Entertainment and Fuji Television Network said today that WWE RAW will be presented on Friday 4th February and WWE SMACKDOWN! will be presented on Saturday 5th February at the Saitama SuperArena.
Wrestling - 11 Jan 2005
Tokyo, Japan/Stamford, CT USA, January 11th 2005- World Wrestling Entertainment and Fuji Television Network said today that WWE RAW will be presented on Friday 4th February and WWE SMACKDOWN!&nbsp; will be presented on Saturday 5th February at the Saitama SuperArena.
Wrestling - 02 Dec 2004
LONDON, England, December 1, 2004 - World Wrestling Entertainment has signed a new agreement with Viasat Broadcasting that will launch the WWE brand throughout Scandinavia for the first time in more than a decade.
Wrestling - 21 Oct 2004
For the first time ever in World Wrestling Entertainment history, both RAW® and SmackDown!(tm) Superstars were on simultaneous overseas tours to perform in Europe. More than 115,000 ecstatic fans saw WWE® live, bought WWE merchandise and met WWE Superstars at local retail markets for a rousing start to the WWE's major European brand initiative in the UK.
Wrestling - 26 Aug 2004
Bravo, the UK’s leading men’s entertainment channel, has signed a programming deal with Las Vegas based sports group, Zuffa LLC, to bring Ultimate Fighting Championship® events to UK television. The deal gives Bravo 18 hours of mixed martial arts programming to be taken from recent UFC® pay per view events, bringing the world’s top mixed martial arts sports events to the fans in the UK.
Wrestling - 07 Jul 2004
LONDON, England, July 7, 2004 – In recognition of the passion of UK fans and business partners, World Wrestling Entertainment today said it will extend its brand presence significantly in the United Kingdom over the next year as part of a major global expansion initiative.
Wrestling - 25 Feb 2004
London, 24rd February 2004 - Leading satellite services company GlobeCast today announces that it has signed a long term agreement with Dolphin TV to deliver its new Wrestling Channel direct-to-home via Sky Digital to over 7 million UK viewers on 15th March 2004.
Wrestling - 09 Jan 2004
World Wrestling Entertainment and Setanta Sport announce that WWE™’s Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View spectacular on 25th January 2004 will air in the UK and Ireland on Setanta Sport, the UK’s leading independent Pay Per View sports channel.
Wrestling - 07 Oct 2003
7 October 2003 – World Wrestling Entertainment™ (NYSE: WWE™) has confirmed live events in Korea, Malaysia and Singapore this December. The Passport to SmackDown!™ tour will begin in Korea on 2 December 2003 at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul. The SmackDown!™ team will then leave for Kuala Lumpur where the event will be held on 4 December 2003 at the Malawati Indoor Stadium in Shah Alam and then in Singapore on 5 December 2003 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium concluding in Perth, Australia.
Wrestling - 09 Sep 2003
Kuala Lumpur, September 3, 2003 – Recent live event tour of Japan and Thailand generated more than USD$3 million in ticket sales.
Wrestling - 26 Mar 2003
LONDON ¡V March 24, 2003 ¡VWorld Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) has secured a number of significant new television deals in Japan and Germany, including first-time terrestrial deals in each country, it was announced today by Andrew Whitaker, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, International Television for World Wrestling Entertainment (International) Ltd.
Wrestling - 18 Dec 2002
STAMFORD, Conn., December 18, 2002 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. said today that total international live event revenues for calendar year 2002, comprising ticket, merchandise and sponsorship sales, were approximately $14.1 million compared to approximately $2.2 million in 2001, an increase of 544 percent.
Wrestling - 07 Oct 2002
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. has extended its successful TV representation partnership with Total Sports Asia (TSA) to include consumer product licensing, Home Video/DVD, publications and sponsorships across Asia.
Wrestling - 14 Mar 2002
World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc. today announced that last weekend's SmackDown!(TM) Tour through Asia was a huge success.
Wrestling - 28 Dec 2001
World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc. has announced it will be conducting a three-city tour through Asia in March 2002.
Wrestling - 23 Nov 2000
Total Sports Asia to Sell World Wrestling Federation Rights
Wrestling - 19 Jan 2000
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