Scandinavia

Swedish pay-television broadcaster C More has secured exclusive rights to the domestic Elite Speedway Series from next year

The Ocean Race has announced that Aarhus in Denmark will be a host city for the 2021-22 edition of the sailing event. The race had a fly-by visit to Aarhus during the final leg of the 2017-18 race

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has approved the addition of a further host city for its Women’s Euro 2020 competition, which will be held in Denmark and Norway.

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

The International Skating Union (ISU) has awarded hosting rights for World Championship events in its 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, with the French city of Montpellier seeing off competition from five rivals…

Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden, and Margot Wallström, the country’s foreign minister, have given their backing to Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. “

The executive council chairs of the three Swedish regions proposed to host the 2026 edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have published a joint letter of support for the bid

Lennart Johansson, the former president of Uefa, has died at the age of 89

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has awarded hosting rights for its World Championships between 2023 and 2025

The Danish capital has developed its venues to attract big-ticket events and hosted international competitions with a variety of different sports

What are the ingredients of the Danish success in bidding for and hosting major international sporting events? Sport Event Denmark chief executive Lars Lundov shares the recipe.

When Pearse Connolly set about revamping the marketing of Norwegian national team home matches he didn’t expect to use the Catholic church as inspiration.

Europe’s short-lived hosting of ESPN’s X Games is set to be revived, but with the failed 2022 winter Olympic Games bidder Oslo in the driving seat, will the action sports event be back for good?

Cycling bodies in Norway, Denmark and Sweden have joined forces to launch a UCI Women’s WorldTour event which they claim will be the Tour de France for female athletes.

The Stockholm Åre 2026 bid for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Tuesday) secured the crucial backing of the Swedish government as it prepares to enter its candidature file with the International …

The Italian government has officially signed guarantees in support of the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Latvia’s Prime Minister has also declared his…

A US investment group has completed the takeover of Danish second-tier club FC Helsingor, with the aim of using it as a place to develop the next generation of American talent.

The National Hockey League announced that the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it has received assurances of political backing for Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has said the bids for the 2026 winter Olympic Games reflect the “very positive impact” of the Agenda 2020 reform package after Stockholm-Åre and Milan-Cortina submitted thei…

The Italian government has granted approval to a joint bid from Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo for the 2026 edition of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

FC Copenhagen's owner Parken Sport & Entertainment saw its share price rise on Tuesday as various media outlets reported a potential sale of a portion belonging to the club's owner

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has maintained Stockholm’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is in a “very good” position following meetings with city authorities, as officials prepa…

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

The bid committee for Stockholm’s effort to land the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it will stage immediate talks with the Swedish city’s government after a new coalition appeared to …

The Danish Football Association (DBU) has signed a new six-year agreement with the country’s players’ union, Spillerforeningen, over national team participation, following a dispute over commercial rig…

Helsingborg in Sweden has been assigned hosting rights for the 2019 European Curling Championships

Golf’s European Tour has reached an agreement for the Made in Denmark tournament to remain on its Race to Dubai schedule until at least 2023.

Stockholm is set to stage the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships after the International Skating Union (ISU) awarded the Swedish capital provisional hosting rights for the event.

The French resorts of Meribel-Courchevel and Planica, Slovenia have landed the 2023 Alpine Ski World Championships and Nordic World Ski Championships, respectively, as part of a raft of hosting rights assigned by the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Stavanger in Norway has been awarded hosting rights for the 2019 World Mixed Doubles and Senior Curling Championships.

Sailing’s World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) has unveiled a new event in Norway and has revamped its format as it prepares for its 2018 season.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Tuesday) confirmed that seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) met the deadline to register official interest in hosting the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, ahead of a final decision in September 2019.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Juan Antonio Samaranch has dismissed the prospect of there being a double award of the 2026 and 2030 winter Olympic Games.

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.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has awarded hosting rights for the 2021 edition of its Artistic Gymnastics World Championships to Copenhagen.

A group seeking to stage a Formula One grand prix in Denmark has presented its plans to the motor-racing series’ owners, Liberty Media.