Archive for February, 2012
Ice-hockey world cup is normally full of action,often a favorite game among many of the nationals. The game between Sweden vs Finland would be a very hard one to predict given the number of medals Sweden has accumulated over the past years- Finland however has not won any game so far,but,may the best team win. The final matches yesterday were no different. After a very slow first half period with Swedish domination ,the Finland took over and completely knocked off the opponents in the third places.
Things were looking very good for the Sweden Read the rest of this entry »
With every country that you travel to there is a major pass time that is so familiar with the nationals,and in Finland it is no different. Sports is a national pastime in Finland,with many of the Finnish visiting sports events on a daily account. Formula one and hockey are common with the media viewers though, the most popular ones are Nordic walking,floor ball,running and skiing.
Finnish sports is one of the major sporting teams in the world. Read the rest of this entry »
Finland is a country well known for its sporting activities. The Finn have a reputation of being the most active among their European counterparts. Many children in Finland regard sporting activities as hobbies to be enjoyed. This is as a result of boisterous nature of the Finnish people and their love for activities that bring people together. Among the popular sports are basketball, snowboarding, football, ice hockey, http://directtelevisionpackages.com/direct-tv/New-York/Direct-TV-Buffalo/, gymnastics and floorball. The highlight of football in Finland is the Helsinki cup tournament which features participants from different parts of the world. The tournament seeks to present playing skills and is also an opportunity for cultures to interact. Finland is also the world champion in Floorball and has emerged in top positions since the inaugural tournament in 1996. The Snowboarding world cup was held in December of 2011 with Finland emerging at the top position. In 2012, there are many international sports tournaments scheduled to take place in various parts of Finland. Examples of this include the Helsinki athletics championship and the 87th Lahti ski games. In all these sports, Finland is among the strongest participants and hopes to emerge top in various categories. This verifies the countryâ€°Ã›Âªs commitment to sports.