The Football Association of Finland adopted a data-driven approach to increasing player numbers and growing commercial revenue as part of its participation in the Uefa GROW development programme. In this extended report, David Walmsley looks at the way it tried to achieve these objectives.
North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed details of its 2018 Global Series, the second year it will hold a set of games in Europe.
Gian Franco Kasper has announced his intention to pursue a sixth term as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS).
Finland will return to the MotoGP calendar in 2019 after Dorna Sports, the motorcycle-racing world championship’s commercial rights-holder, sealed a five-year agreement with the operators of the Kymiring circuit.
Dorna Sports, the agency that operates and promotes MotoGP, has announced that the motorcycling world championship is set to return to Finland in 2018, while the German Automobile Club (ADAC) has agreed a five-year extension to its race deal.
World Sailing has awarded hosting rights to its 2017 women’s Match Racing World Championship to the Finnish capital of Helsinki.