Wrestling

STAMFORD, Conn.: WWE Monday announced the appointment of Kristina Salen as chief financial officer reporting directly to WWE chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, effective August 3.

Salen served as the first CFO of Etsy, where she grew the business from $895 million in gross sales to $3 billion in four years, led and executed the company's IPO offering, and built and managed its business development, strategic planning, investor relations, accounting, tax and data analytics functions.

Jul 07, 2020 16:07
SINGAPORE: Leading Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft that will harness the tech giant’s cloud to transform the digital fan experience and enhance collaboration for its employees.
Jul 06, 2020 21:07
SINGAPORE: Asia's leading MMA promotion ONE Championship (ONE), Monday announced new Q2 2020 strategic partnerships.  Partner brands include Grab and Everise, which will both work with ONE on the upcoming ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’. 
Jun 25, 2020 20:06
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the Union Sports Ministry to provisionally renew the annual recognition of 54 National Sports Federations (NSF) and directed it to "maintain status quo ante".
Jun 19, 2020 18:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world's largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
Jun 15, 2020 17:06
SINGAPORE: Leading Asian mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship (ONE), Monday announced that it had secured $70 million in fresh funding, bringing total capital to $346 million.  ONE has also "streamlined" operations, including a 20% reduction of total worldwide headcount. ONE reportedly has 380 odd employees on its payrolls currently.  
Jun 02, 2020 17:06
STAMFORD, Conn.: WWE Monday unveiled the free version of WWE Network, the company’s digital streaming service, unlocking a vast portion of its content library with more than 15,000 titles now available for free. The Free Version of WWE Network includes:
May 13, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: Resume non-contact sports like cricket and badminton behind closed doors, in few locations and with limited manpower, industry body FICCI suggested on Wednesday, as the Indian sports sector looks to get the wheels back in motion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 16, 2020 18:04
STAMFORD, Conn.: WWE Wednesday provided an update on measures taken by the company in response to the current impact of COVID-19 on the organization. Due to COVID-19 and current government mandated impacts on WWE and the media business generally, the company went through an extensive evaluation of its operations over the past several weeks. 
Apr 08, 2020 13:04
LAUSANNE: As part of the work of the “here we go” task force currently addressing the list of questions raised by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) qualification task force has approved a series of amendments to the tokyo 2020 qualification system principles.
Apr 07, 2020 18:04
NEW YORK: This year’s WrestleMania is officially the most social event in WWE history as new champions, a Boneyard Match, a Firefly Fun House Match and non-stop action ignited the conversation throughout. WrestleMania saw a total of 13.8 million total social media interactions on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, which was up 57% from WrestleMania 35 and the most in WWE history.