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8.12.2015

The Ministry of Education and Culture has called upon a working group to solve whether or not practicing sports and physical exercise is too expensive. To tackle the challenge critical research is needed to show that the prices are the primary...

31.12.2014

The Finnish government has adopted a proposal for a new sports law, which would replace the current physical laws dating back to 1998. The main objective of the law is to encourage the whole population to be physically active.

 

12.3.2013

Finland celebrates the year 2013 as the Year of Sport Science. The Finnish Society of Sport Science (FSSS) celebrates its 80th Anniversary with a remarkable history. The FSSS is one of the actors that have had a major impact on the...

29.12.2011

Gender equality in sports means that people are able to develop their skills and make choices free of gender-related constraints as participants, competitors, coaches, voluntary workers and decision-makers in the area of sports and physical activities...

23.5.2011

The fight against match-fixing and international crime in sports has become part of the agenda of international sports policy in the past few years. Unfortunately, the theme has also been topical in Finland this spring, with Asian sports betting crime...