Chinese winter sports academy to open in Vuokatti

June 29, 2018

Vuokatti Sport and the sports ministry of the People’s Republic of China have agreed to establish a winter sports academy for Chinese athletes in Vuokatti, Finland.

Chinese get in sync with Finnish skating

January 22, 2018

Synchronised skating is a disciplined sport that works for the good of both mind and body. Now, Finnish expertise on ice is travelling to Chinese schools.

Angry Birds land in the English Premier League with Everton Football Club

September 18, 2017

Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish company behind the world famous Angry Birds brand, has kicked off a new collaboration with English Premier League club Everton.

TeamUp gains influential new partners

June 2, 2017

TeamUp, the fan community startup from Tampere, Finland, has a new company advisor in Jose Ramon Capdevila, former head of football administration at Real Madrid. In addition, leading South African sports technology company Sports-Insider is TeamUp’s new sales channel partner in the country.

Amer Sports accelerates on skis in the US

March 29, 2017

Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports Corporation has acquired iconic US ski brand Armada.

Vauhti speeds up Fischer skis

January 17, 2017

Arguably the world’s oldest still functional ski wax producer, Finnish Vauhti Speed, has signed an agreement with the world’s oldest ski manufacturer Fischer Sports.

Finland’s enthusiasm for MMA cannot be caged

December 14, 2016

The sport that pits two fighters with mixed martial arts experience against one another is taking the world by storm. Now the European Fighting Challenge from Finland is setting out to conquer Europe by bringing it together under the one banner.

Amer Sports boosts US presence with leading brand

October 28, 2016

Finnish Amer Sports has taken another step forward in its acceleration strategy in the USA, after acquiring EvoShield.

Inka Tiitto wins indoor skydiving Gold

October 27, 2015

Inka Tiitto from Finland has won a Gold Medal at the Indoor Skydiving Championships in Prague.

Amer Sports acquires Queenax

July 31, 2015

Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports has announced the acquisition of Queenax, a provider of functional training systems.

Gymnastics event to generate EUR 30 million for Helsinki

July 17, 2015

The Gymnaestrada gymnastics festival, held between 12 and 18 July, is currently underway in Helsinki. According to the Executive Office of the City of Helsinki, the festival will generate some 30 million euros and international visibility for the Helsinki region.