Is bandy too expensive for the winter olympics?

Per Hellmyrs was born in 1983, in the heart of Swedish Bandy country, in the County of Gävleborg, the municipality of Ovanåker in a city by the name of Edsbyn. Edsbyn has a population of almost 4000 people. Its small size has not, however, kept Edsbyn from being one...

BANDY IN OLYMPIC GAMES – OSLO 1952

THE BACKGROUND The background for the Winter Games in Oslo 1952 was quite peculiar. It was not an expressed wish from the various Norwegian winter sports federations to arrange these Games, but it was purely a political idea from the beginning and through to the final...

BANDY DESTINED FOR THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

Bandy compares well to the 15 current Olympic Winter Game sports! A report “Benchmarking as a Cutterbolt into the Olympic Wall” shows that bandy is the #2 winter sport in participation based on data from international federations. The report demonstrates...

HEILONGJIANG PROVINCE PROMOTES BANDY AS OLYMPIC SPORT!

  The Information Office of the Government of Heilongjiang Provincial held a news conference for the 2018 Bandy World Championship Men’s Group B Championships. Mr. Xing Aiguo, Deputy Secretary – General of the People ‘ s Government of Heilongjiang Province, Yang...

FIB ON THE OLYMPIC CHANNEL!

The Olympic Channel announced on March 1, 2017 that it has reached ageement with the governing body for bandy to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel. The new cooperation agreement brings the number of the global platform’s federation partners to 49....