Latest News for: Stockholm games


Does Australia’s ‘preferred’ status for 2032 Olympics affect Utah’s hopes for another Games?

Deseret News 28 Feb 2021
The IOC named Brisbane, Australia, its preferred bid for the 2032 Summer Games on Wednesday ... It wasn’t that long ago that the IOC ended up awarding Beijing the 2022 Winter Games over Almaty, Kazakhstan, after other contenders, including Stockholm and Oslo, dropped out.

Hiro Capital Leads $15 Million of Games VC Investment Into Snowprint Studios, Double Loop Games ...

The Marshall News Messenger 26 Feb 2021
The three mobile and cross-platform studios – Snowprint in Stockholm/Berlin, Double Loop Games in San Francisco and Happy Volcano in Belgium – will use Hiro’s investment to expand their development pipelines and accelerate global growth ... “Hiro was founded to invest in the super-sector of Games, Sports and Metaverse technologies.

'You just know Zlatan is coming back to haunt us': Manchester United fans react to ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2021
The 39-year-old scored 29 goals in 53 games for the Red Devils and is currently challenging for the Serie ... The striker scored five times in 11 games on the way to the final in Stockholm, though Ibrahimovic missed the 2-0 victory over Ajax to clinch the Europa League due to injury.

Virtual work parties: the good, the bad and the plain peculiar

New York Post 25 Feb 2021
More On.. Zoom ... How to up your game and avoid an epic fail on your video job interview. StockholmVirtual work parties? You can’t really mingle with colleagues or dance with them and it’s tough to get in the disco mood in your home office ... Reuters ... Or take the case of Sebastian Woods, who works for a machine learning company in Stockholm ... .

8 investors discuss Stockholm’s maturing startup ecosystem

Crunch 19 Feb 2021
There’s a lot of talent for consumer products coming out of the Nordics — particularly fintech in Stockholm (Tink, Anyfin, Brite), gaming in Finland (Small Giant Games, Reworks, Traplight), and a range of products out of Copenhagen including edtech and health tech (Eduflow, Corti).

I Care a Lot film review: Peter Dinklage and Rosamund Pike out-villain one another

The Irish Times 19 Feb 2021
Granny farming” is a modern phrase that has, in recent months, come to refer to the manipulation of mail-in senior citizen ballots in elections ... Marla’s operation is as efficient as it is sinister ... In keeping with his nifty Stockholm Syndrome drama The Disappearance of Alice Creed, J Blakeson’s script plays mind games with the viewer.

Mori episode latest example of Olympic Movement falling short on women's rights

Inside The Games 14 Feb 2021
This year's Olympics are set to be the second to be held in Tokyo, but the city has been awarded the Games on three occasions.  ... "Women are admitted to the Olympic Games ... That year women also took a leading role in carrying the Flame to the Equestrian Games in Stockholm before male dressage rider Hans Wikne ignited the main cauldron.

50 birthday memories of Maple Leafs icon Mats Sundin

Toronto Sun 13 Feb 2021
He was absorbing the shock of the news with fishing rod in hand when his party heard helicopter rotors, a Stockholm-based news team that had somehow paid off the locals to reveal his location ... In September of 1976, Tommy Sundin was watching the SwedenRussia game in the first Canada Cup at the family home in Bromma, a Stockholm suburb.

Early SA Olympic boxers had a great record

Supersport 11 Feb 2021
</p>Amateur boxing has always had an in-and-out relationship with the Olympics, with shocking decisions and related shenanigans, which has threatened its place in the Games ... </p>In 1912 the Olympics were held in Stockholm, but the Swedish organisers did not like boxing, so it was excluded.

Swimmer Sjöström facing race to be fit for Tokyo 2020 after breaking elbow

Inside The Games 09 Feb 2021
Swedish swimming star Sarah Sjöström’s preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have suffered a huge blow after she broke her right elbow ... Magnus Forssblad, chief physician at Orthopedics Stockholm, was hopeful Sjöström would be able to compete at the rescheduled Games.

Sweden's Embracer buys three gaming companies for up to $2.5 bln

Canada Dot Com 03 Feb 2021
STOCKHOLM — Swedish video game group Embracer on Wednesday agreed to buy three gaming companies including U.S.-based Gearbox, the ...

Sweden's Embracer expands reach with $2.5 bln game buying spree

Canada Dot Com 03 Feb 2021
STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s Embracer agreed on Wednesday to buy three gaming companies including U.S.-based Gearbox, which makes ...

How Roblox’s creator accelerator helps the gaming giant build new platform opportunities

Crunch 29 Jan 2021
Since 2015, Roblox has been running an accelerator program focused on enabling the next generation of game developers to be successful on its platform ... The Gang Stockholm, a Swedish game development studio co-founded by Linde, has been building branded experiences for clients exclusively on the Roblox platform.