Five for Friday: Exercise
Finnish expertise in exercise harnesses new technology and some good old-fashioned training to get people up and moving in a variety of ways.
CoPlays strikes deal with FC Barcelona
Finnish coaching app CoPlays has signed a collaboration agreement with sports giant FC Barcelona.
SuperPark sparks excitement in Asia
Finnish adventure and activity park SuperPark has opened its Chinese flagship at Suzhou Olympic Park and has plans to expand to Singapore in November.
Beijing looks north for winter sports expertise
Finnish and Chinese education co-operation has taken another concrete step forward with the launch of a winter sport management degree, meant to provide Chinese students the knowhow to prepare for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Chinese winter sports academy to open in Vuokatti
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
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
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
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
Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports Corporation has acquired iconic US ski brand Armada.
Vauhti speeds up Fischer skis
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
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.