Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Arto Palovaara

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Arto Palovaara, Sunday Chronicler for Sports Rants Europe. Previously, he contributed for the betting company Betsafe, Svenska fans, Get real hockey and Ice nation UK. He is also an educated archaeologist and life coach who loves literature and history. Not to forget: probably he is the only sportswriter that plays the banjo.

What rights do we have to demand that athletes should be...

So, it has been decided that Russia as contributing nation is excluded from the Winter Olympic Games in Pyongyang, South Korea and that the...

KHL: The high and low of the autumn side

If I could mention the politics in the KHL organization, first of all, I’d say that they have as you know made some moves...

Super-Eeli breaks the net

One of the biggest differences among many between the KHL and the other European leagues is that when a player is just a bit...

The Olympic hockey drops dead if the KHL withdraws

Those who remember the hockey tournaments in the Olympics before 1998 know that they were what they were, not the best hockey but far...

The #metoo campaign is the best healthy cure for a rotten...

Human evolution is not all about the technical development we have experienced since the early 18th century when the industrialization expanded. It is certainly also...

Jokerit, a true contender to the title this season?

Let’s throwback to the last season and see what we had when we watched Jokerit’s 3rd season in the KHL after a quite successful...

Drunk or sober during a championship, how to know and trust?

Most of you have heard or maybe even know more deeply about hockey players who have been partying before and after the games so...

Is the record-breaking SKA St. Petersburg totally unstoppable?

Last season it was far from certain that SKA would win the Gagarin, as they had a so-so start of the season, but they...

A good outcome of the Swedish civil court

There are always things we wish to be undone, perhaps sometimes even deeply regret, but most of us have the dignity to take the...

Who will remember the fans?

All pro-hockey organizations have retired and hoisted jerseys of hockey players of significance to the rafters, for fans and media to remember what they...