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Emilia Ottela

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Is June 24 going to be a stop for the Bombastic Olympics?

‘The Olympics are too big and too expensive for the western democracies to host,’ argued Chappe...

Could social media and personal branding help female athletes to gain more prestige?

The sports media is actively showing off how much they have improved to increase women’s media co...

The Finnish version of the “American pastime”

Most people know about American baseball, but did you know that there is a Finnish version of the g...

From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 1

Chapter 1: The history of women in sport Establishing the modern Olympic Games — the celebrati...

Snow Golf — just another unique Finnish sport

(We) Finns love weird sports. Moreover, not only do we love strange sports, but we tend to be incre...

10 reasons why sports mega events are increasingly hosted by authoritarian countries and not democratic western states

The most recent example of a democratic state that cancelled a bid for the Olympic Games came in No...

The year in sport 2018: Women’s golf

The major season kicked off in May, with the oldest major in the women’s golf calendar, the U.S. ...

Golf aims to use Tokyo 2020 as a springboard to draw in more fans after Rio 2016 success

Golf made a controversial return to the Olympic arena in 2016 after more than a century in the shado...