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Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport took advantage of Sky’s long-running concerns over wrestling body WWE’s OTT service to grab WWE rights in the UK and Ireland from its rival at a steep discount, SportBusiness Media understands.

OSN’s decision to close most of its sports channels will leave a vacuum in the Middle East and North Africa for rights-holders that is unlikely to be filled for some time, experts have told SportBusiness M…

WWE’s value in Malaysia has stayed flat in a new deal with pay-television broadcaster Astro.

World Wrestling Entertainment has continued its transition into a pay-television property outside the US, moving away from free-to-air to sign a four-year deal with SuperSport in sub-Saharan Africa

WWE’s exclusive distribution deal with Chinese digital operator PPTV marks a step change in the wrestling promotion’s approach to the Chinese market.

The WWE wrestling organisation is talking to broadcasters about a free-to-air highlights package in the UK, SportBusiness Media understands

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and PP Sports have signed a new multi-year agreement that extends their deal for weekly live WWE programming across China

BT Sport has dislodged rival pay-television broadcaster Sky as the exclusive home of WWE wrestling entertainment programming in the UK and Ireland

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport is reportedly set to take WWE rights in the UK from rival Sky Sports

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Interview with George Barrios, WWE’s chief strategy and financial officer, on the promotion’s media-rights deal with digital operator PPTV in China.

WWE’s five-year extension of its partnership with pay-television broadcaster Ten Sports has made the Indian subcontinent the most valuable media rights market outside the US for the wrestling series.