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New €200 million Jätkäsaari complex could become Helsinki’s home of floorball

A new €200 million sports and hotel complex is planned for Helsinki's neighbourhood of Jätkäsaari, and it could become the home of floorball in the capital city region. The Royal Centre announced on Tuesday that more than 700 parking spaces...

Football stars score at annual Sports Gala

Finnish footballers have enjoyed a night of awards glory at the annual Sports Gala Urheilugaala in Helsinki on Thursday night. Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki won Sportsperson of the Year for his performance in the English Premier League, as well...

Curlers aim for World Championship places at Lohja tournament

Finnish curling teams are hoping to beat the odds and secure places at the upcoming World Championships in Canada - by beating some tough competition this week in Lohja. Sixteen teams are competing for just four remaining places in the...

Young Lions book semi final berth after victory over USA

Finland's Young Lions booked a place in the ice hockey U20 World Championships semi finals with a 1-0 victory against the USA. It means the Americans leave the tournament without a medal, but the Finns have a shot at taking...

Young Lions find winning form, as Finnish forward leads the scoring

Finland's U20 men's ice hockey team have found a winning formula over the weekend after a loss in their opening game of the IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic. The Young Lions beat Slovakia 8-1 on Saturday, and followed...

Both Young Lions teams lose World Champ opening games

The Finnish men's U20 team, and the women's U18 both lost the opening games of their respective World Championship tournaments on Thursday. The men are the defending champions in their tournament which takes place in the Czech Republic and lost...

Fans go wild, as Huuhkajat make history with 3-0 Liechtenstein win

The Finnish men's national team made history on Friday night, beating Liechtenstein 3-0 to secure their place in next summer's Euro2020 tournament - the first time Finland has made it to the finals of an international competition after decades...

Tim Sparv’s biggest game: “I play for my country”

He calls himself the 'Big Bad Wolf' of his club side FC Midtjylland, but ahead of one of the biggest games of his life, Finnish men's national team captain Tim Sparv looks relaxed, and not at all intimidating. On Friday...

Bottas wins US Grand Prix, but team mate Hamilton claims world title

Finnish Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas won the US Grand Prix in Austin Texas on Sunday evening. However, it wasn’t enough to stop his team mate Lewis Hamilton who came second, from claiming his sixth World Champion title. Bottas went into the race knowing he...

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Foreign Ministry issues new China travel warning

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a new advisory for Finnish citizens traveling in China. The new strain of Wuhan coronavirus, which started in...

Education Minister warns of school consequences of population decline

Minister of Education Li Andersson (Left) is warning that declining population in some parts of the country might mean there's not enough children for each...

Anti-Semitic acts in Tampere and Turku, as Finland’s leaders mark Holocaust

Police in Tampere are investigating an incident in the city involving a small group of neo-Nazis who burned an Israeli flag and denounced the...

Morning headlines: Monday 27th January 2020

Tromsø conference raises questions over Finland’s Arctic priorities An Arctic conference in northern Norway, attended by Minister of Trade Ville Skinnari (SDP) raises questions about whether Finland...

Tromsø conference raises questions over Finland’s Arctic priorities

An Arctic conference in northern Norway, attended by Minister of Trade Ville Skinnari (SDP) raises questions about whether Finland sees the region as a commodity,...

WATCH: Lions, dragons and fireworks in Helsinki signal Chinese New Year

Thousands of people came out to downtown Helsinki to celebrate Chinese New Year on Friday. The Year of the Rat launched with a firework display...

THL: False alarm over suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases in Lapland

The National Institute for Health and Welfare THL says that two suspected cases of Wuhan coronavirus turned out to be false alarms. Two members of...

Police investigating spate of Lapland online romance scams

Police in Lapland are investigating a spate of romance scams after several incidents were reporting during a short period of time. In the latest incident,...