Finland

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…

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.

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.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has awarded hosting rights for two of its major events in 2018 to Tampere in Finland and Valencia in Spain.

The Fiba Europe division of basketball’s global governing body has confirmed Finland, Israel, Romania and Turkey as co-hosts of the EuroBasket 2017 national team tournament and announced hosts for a series of youth events.

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has selected the Finnish national association to trial its first portable curling facility – an initiative that seeks to boost the global development of the sport.

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has awarded hosting rights for its events to Finland and Lithuania.

The World Rallycross Championship has announced that Finland will not be included as a round in its 2015 calendar due to a congested race schedule.

The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) has confirmed the addition of new franchises in the Russian cities of Sochi and Tolyatti, along with its first Finnish team in the shape of Jokerit.

The Football Association of Finland has elected to withdraw Helsinki’s bid to become one of the host cities for the Uefa Euro 2020 national team tournament in order to focus on attracting other events.

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s commercial portfolio for the IIHF World Championship has been bolstered ahead of next month’s event with pharmaceutical giant Actavis coming on board as an official sponsor.

European Athletics president Hansjörg Wirz has hailed Helsinki’s staging of the 2012 European Athletics Championships as an “excellent start” to the showpiece event’s new two-year cycle.

Score Media today announced the launch of French, German and Portuguese editions of its dedicated BlackBerry football app, ScoreMobile FC.

Russian telecommunications giant MegaFon has signed up as the final official sponsor for the forthcoming 2012 Ice Hockey World Championship.

Modern Times Group (MTG) has snapped up a major “multi-year” package of broadcast rights that will take National Hockey League (NHL) action to audiences across the Nordic region.

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced it will launch its 2011-12 regular season by staging games in Finland, Sweden and for the first time in Germany.