Last year’s report into doping in Russia involving over 1,000 athletes in the country continues to send shockwaves through the sports ...
Press review Stories making the Swiss Sunday papers
Shifting landscapes for news media, teacher qualifications, the nation’s borders and Roger Federer’s home life are among the headlines.
Sporty retirement Octogenarians who ski like youngsters
Charly and his friends are well into their eighties. That doesn’t prevent them from being at the top of their game thanks to skiing. (RTS, ...
Winter Games? Sion 2026 chosen as Swiss bid for Winter Olympics
The Swiss Olympic committee's executive board has voted to back Sion's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Christian Constantin’s mega-project From an abandoned refinery to a green city
How will a green city of 20,000 inhabitants rise up from an old Tamoil refinery site? Inactive since January 2015, the refinery is located in the ...
Is Switzerland ready for the gigantic logistical and financial challenge of hosting the Winter Olympics?
What were the big events that made the news in Switzerland last month? What stories captured the interest of our readers the most?
Don’t try this at home Coming through! Swiss sets world record for skiing backwards
Elias Ambühl from canton Graubünden has set a new world record for skiing backwards: 131.23km/h (81.5mph). The 24-year-old freeski professional ...
White Turf Horse dead, jockey hospitalised in St Moritz
A crack in the ice on the frozen lake of St Moritz has proved fatal following an accident at the annual White Turf International Horse Races.
Gearing up Sauber celebrates 25 years in Formula One
Swiss Formula One team Sauber has unveiled its C-36 car, celebrating 25 years in the sport with golden lettering but little in the ...
Vendée Globe race Swiss sailor youngest to finish round-the-world race
Geneva native Alan Roura has become the youngest sailor to complete the Vendée Globe race, sailing all alone without stopping or any ...
Falling camera That was close! Swiss air force plane clips TV cable
A Swiss air force plane has clipped a television cable above the finish line at the skiing world championships in St Moritz.
Switzerland's Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona has acquitted a man accused of acting as an intermediary in a Europe-wide ...
Exotic skier Haïti at the St Moritz ski championships
Meet Céline Marti : the police officer from Geneva who is representing Haïti in the world ski championship in St Moritz. (RTS/swissinfo.ch)
Bid rejected No 2026 Olympics for canton Graubünden
Voters in canton Graubünden have rejected a proposal to host the Winter Olympics in 2026. It’s the second such bid to be turned down ...
Too nice guy? The devil and Roger Federer
Federer's latest title has underlined his reputation for ‘niceness’ - but the mistake we make is to sanctify him.
Sustainable approach What future for winter tourism under global warming?
Skiing is no longer a money-making business and alpine resorts need to rethink their business model before it is too late, argues an expert.
Colourful Climb Ballooning tradition flies high in Swiss Alps
Ballooning is clearly still popular in Switzerland, with 70 pilots attending last week’s International Festival of Balloons in Château d’Oex.
Age of success Federer’s path to 18 Grand Slam tennis titles
Is tennis record holder Roger Federer an early starter or late developer? A swissinfo.ch graphic looks at the evidence.
Tennis trivia 18 things you might not know about Roger Federer
In honour of Roger Federer's 18th grand slam singles title, swissinfo.ch offers 18 things you might not know about the Swiss tennis champion.