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Matti Nykänen to get state funded funeral

Finnish ski jump legend Matti Nykänen will not be getting a state funeral, but he will be getting his funeral funded by the state. Culture and...

Matti Nykänen tribute at Lahti Ski Games

Spectators at the Lahti Ski Games and FIS World Cup have been paying tribute to Finnish ski jump legend Matti Nykänen this weekend. Nykänen died last...

Brilliant, but deeply flawed: Finnish ski jump legend Matti Nykänen dead...

Finnish ski jump legend, and four time Olympic champion Matti Nykänen is dead at age 55. His wife reported that he passed away in the early...

Footballer refuses Qatar trip over human rights concerns

A Finnish footballer has refused an invitation to join the national team on a winter trip to Qatar, citing ethical reasons for his decision. Riku...

Young Lions crush Switzerland on the way to ice hockey world...

Finland's under-20 ice hockey team crushed Switzerland in the semi finals of the World Junior Championships in Canada. In the early hours of Saturday morning...

Kimi takes the wheel: free time karting for F1 champ

Finnish Formula One star Kimi Räikkönen has been letting off some steam after last weekend's Singapore Grand Prix by getting back to basics in a...

Hockey season returns: meet Finland’s newest NHL star

Hockey season returns to Finland this weekend, and the professionals of Liiga take to the ice. This year 15 teams are vying for hockey supremacy...

Hoop Dreams: Finland and Latvia Battle Without Their Brightest Stars

Finland’s men’s basketball team takes on Latvia tonight, in the build-up to qualifying for the World Championships – and both teams are doing it...

Pori Aces On Thin Financial Ice As Debts Revealed

Finnish pro-hockey team Pori Aces are facing numerous financial problems, with decreasing revenues and money challenges for the upcoming season. The west coast team, which...

Espoo’s Hopes Of Resurrecting Pro-Hockey Put On Ice

Any hopes of resurrecting professional ice hockey in Espoo have been put on ice, at least for the next few years. In April, Espoo United...