Sport

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...

Latest News

Turku hospital starts coronavirus drug treatment tests

Turku University Hospital Tyks has launched a trial of a drug called tocilizumab to see if it can help stop coronavirus patients from becoming...

HS investigation reveals widespread mistreatment of cleaning staff

A lengthy investigation by Helsingin Sanomat has uncovered widespread mistreatment of cleaning staff who are low paid, and often asylum seekers or new immigrants hoping...

Finnair raises €501 million, as passengers get ‘clean kits’ on expanded flight services

Finland's national airline Finnair has raised €501 million in a share offering that was so popular, it was oversubscribed by 11%. The fundraising effort was...

GALLERY: Finland’s baby birds are kind of adorable!

May and June are the busiest months in Finland for spotting baby birds. There are still some around in July but by now most...

England opens quarantine-free travel to passengers from Finland

Anyone in Finland who wants to travel to England this summer will be able to do so without having to quarantine, from 10th July. On...

A new political party? Timo Soini says maybe.

Veteran politician Timo Soini, who lead the Finns Party to become a major force in Finnish politics, who was a founding member of Blue Reform...

Finns’ confidence in life and the economy after coronavirus improves

A new survey highlights how Finns are relaxing their own personal coronavirus restrictions as the epidemic subsides, and how they have more confidence in...

Morning headlines: Friday 3rd July 2020

Finns relaxing their own coronavirus restrictions Two surveys have highlighted how Finns are relaxing their own personal coronavirus restrictions as the epidemic fades in Finland....