Finland

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has won back rights to Finland’s national team matches in a wider agreement that also includes the 2024 and 2028 editions of the Uefa European Championship.

Finnish telco DNA has agreed a carriage deal with pay-television broadcaster MTV to provide games from SM-Liiga, the top division of domestic club ice hockey

Telecoms operator Telia has furthered its presence in esports by joining forces with the Veikkausliiga to launch a new league for the top division of Finnish club football

Swedish telco Telia has completed a licensing deal with international media group Discovery for standalone over-the-top streaming rights in Sweden and Finland, part of the conditions imposed upon it for…

Swedish telco Telia has finalised its acquisition of Uefa Champions League rights in both Finland and Sweden, from 2021-22 to 2023-24, as Uefa and its appointed Team Marketing agency wrapped up the club…

Commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 has acquired rights in Finland to the FIM Motocross World Championship in a new four-year deal, from 2020 to 2023

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has indicated that leading women's sports events and the Paralympic Games are likely to be added when it updates the list of sporting events that must…

Telecoms operator Telia has acquired rights in Finland from the esports organisations DreamHack and ESL to the ESL Pro Tour

Tampere Deck Arena, which will serve as the main host venue during Finland’s staging of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) World Championship in 2022, has agreed a naming-rights deal wit…

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. 

The World Curling Federation is developing a portable curling facility (PCF) that enables cities to host the sport at a cut-price rate. Elisha Chauhan reports.

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has retained exclusive rights to motor racing’s Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, while also securing the rights in Finland and Iceland in the broadcaster’s lat…

The Team Marketing agency has initiated the sales process for broadcast rights in the Nordic countries to Uefa club competitions across the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle, SportBusiness understands

Telia customers throughout the Nordic region have lost access to Eurosport’s channels after the telco failed to reach a new carriage deal with the international sports broadcaster’s parent company, US …

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured exclusive rights in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway to the six handball qualifying tournaments for the 2020 summer Olympic Games

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has sublicensed selected free-to-air and radio rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games from international media group Discovery

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive English Premier League rights in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in a landmark deal from 2022-23 to 2027-28

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights in the Nordic region to next month’s boxing world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has renewed a rights agreement for the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events

Premier League club Norwich City has entered an agreement with Finnish marketing agency i2 ltd in a bid to further expand its presence across the country

Finland has been awarded hosting rights to the International Motorcycling Federation’s (FIM’s) Snowcross (SNX) World Championship, Women’s World Cup and Snowcross European Championship in 2020. T

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a two-year deal with the International Tennis Federation for rights to the Davis Cup finals in six of its markets

The Danish Football Association (DBU) has detailed plans for a joint Nordic bid for the 2027 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

The Finnish Ice Hockey Association has partnered with the Infront and TMG Sports agencies to jointly develop and offer exclusive marketing and hospitality opportunities in Finland for the 2022 Ice Hockey W…

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

The National Hockey League will continue its European push by making plans to stage a season-opening game in Prague and another two matches in Stockholm next season

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.

The Ironman triathlon series has announced that it is to stage its first-ever event in Finland in 2018.

Belarus and Latvia have been awarded joint hosting rights to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) Men’s World Championship in 2021, while Finland has been announced as the host of the 2022 event.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced that Finland has applied to host its 2021 Men’s World Championship and will face competition from a joint bid by Belarus and Latvia.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has reassigned its 2016-17 World Cup round that was due to be staged in Russia to Kontiolahti, Finland.

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.