Turun NMKY (YMCA Turku) is a Finnish professional basketball club, based in Turku. The club plays in men's I-B-division.
Turun NMKY was founded in 1920. The team has played in a total of 32 through the top league level championships. NMKY has won the championship in Finland and the Finnish Cup, both four times. In the 1996-2000 period the club was also known as Piiloset.In 2000, the Turun NMKY dropped on SM-series due to non-performing debt. After a period of 2007 to 2008 it gave up from the I-division. The rise back to the I-division occurred 2012. However, the team played just one year, I division, and 2014-2015 II-division.
Turku is a city and former capital on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Finland Proper (Varsinais-Suomi) and the former Turku and Pori Province. The region was originally called Suomi (Finland), which later became the name for the whole country. As of 30 September 2018, the population of Turku was 191,499 making it the sixth largest city in Finland after Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa and Oulu. There were 330,192 inhabitants living in the Turku sub-region, ranking it as the third largest urban area in Finland after the Greater Helsinki area and Tampere sub-region. The city is officially bilingual as 5.2 percent of its population identify Swedish as a mother-tongue.
Turun Palloseura, commonly known as TPS, is a professional football club based in Turku, Finland. During the 2020 season, the men’s first team of the club competes in Veikkausliiga, the highest tier of men’s football, and the women’s representative team in the Kansallinen Liiga, the highest level of women’s football in Finland. Nicknamed "Tepsi", the club was founded in 1922.
Turku University Hospital is a hospital in Turku, Finland.
Turku Airport, is located in Turku, Finland, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of the centre, in Lentokenttä district in the Maaria-Paattinen ward of Turku. It serves approximately 450,000 passengers per year, being the fourth busiest airport in Finland by the number of passengers and second busiest airport by the amount of cargo tonnes. Turku Airport is exclusively operated by the state-owned company Finavia. Among normal operation the airport offers differentiated service specifically designed for low-cost airlines since 2008.
Football Club International Turku, commonly referred to as Inter Turku and colloquially known as Inter, is a professional football club based in Turku, Finland, that competes in the Veikkausliiga, the top flight of Finnish Football. Founded in 1990 by Stefan Håkans, the club has a rivalry with Turun Palloseura.
Posankka is a statue located in Turku, Finland. The statue, which is located near the campus area of the University of Turku and the Turku Student Village, represents a hybrid between a marzipan pig ("possu") and a rubber duck ("ankka"). It is a pink animal with a duck's lower body and a pig's head.
Åbo IFK is a sports club from Turku, Finland. The club was founded in 1908, and originally represented the Swedish-speaking minority of Turku/Åbo.
Tamás Gruborovics is a Hungarian football player. He currently plays for KTP. he formerly played for MP, KuPS, FC KooTeePee and JJK Jyväskylä. During the 2010 season, he was his team's best goalscorer with 10 goals playing for IFK Mariehamn 2009–2010.
Sudet is a sports club from Kouvola, Finland, playing bandy and association football. The club was formed in 1912 and was based firstly in Viipuri (Vyborg), then in Helsinki, before finally moving to Kouvola.
Signode Finland, former Oy M. Haloila Ab, is one of the world's leading companies in the manufacture of pallet-wrapping machines. Signode Finland factories are located in Masku, Finland and Kardjali, Bulgaria.
The Lahti Pelicans are a Finnish professional ice hockey team playing in the Liiga. Founded in 1996, they play in the city of Lahti at Isku Arena. The team is partly owned by former National Hockey League (NHL) goaltender Pasi Nurminen.
Pyrkivä Turku, Finnish Turun Pyrkivä, earlier Maarian Pyrkivä is a sports club from Turku, Finland, which was founded in 1906 by sportsmen who represented artistic gymnastics.
Ozan Anton Odabasi is a Finnish-Turkish professional basketball player for Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL) and the EuroCup.
Antero Lehto is a Finnish basketball player. 185 cm tall point guard Lehto plays for Pallacanestro Varese of the Lega Basket Serie A. Alongside Finnish competitions, Lehto has represented Pyrintö in EuroChallenge and Baltic Basketball League.
Torpan Pojat, shortened to ToPo, is a basketball club based in Helsinki, Finland. Torpan Pojat has their men's and women's team playing in national 1st division and many minor and junior teams in different age categories.
The 2014 season was Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi's 106th competitive season. HJK is the most successful Finnish football club with 26 Finnish Championships, 11 Finnish Cup titles, 4 Finnish League Cup titles and one appearance in the UEFA Champions League Group Stages.
Kaarlo Lauri Juhani Kalliala is a Finnish theologian and the Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Turku.
SHIFT is a two-day international business festival held every year in Turku, Finland, at the Turku Castle. It was first held on May 31 and June 1, 2016. The attendees included over 1,000 visitors, 80 partner companies, 150 startups, and over 20 investors. Around 100 volunteers were part of this event. SHIFT 2017 is slated to be held on May 31 and June 1, 2017.
Juhani Keto was a Finnish basketball player.
Naisten Mestis is the second-highest women’s ice hockey league in Finland. The league was founded as Naisten I-divisioona in 1985 by the Finnish Ice Hockey Association when the number of teams playing in the Naisten SM-sarja was limited. It was renamed Naisten Mestis prior to the 2012-13 season.