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Operation Aderlass Cyclist admits to blood doping

A Swiss cycling professional has resigned after confessing to his participation in the Aderlass doping network.

This content was published on February 23, 2020 10:32 AM

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Sports safety Sledging study reports lots of head injuries and few helmets

More than 6,500 sledging injuries are recorded each year in Switzerland, with every sixth injury being to the head. 

This content was published on February 11, 2020 11:51 AM

In good financial shape Sport generates billions for Swiss economy, study finds

Sports-related activities are worth CHF22.2 billion ($22.8 billion) a year to the Swiss economy, a national report has revealed. 

This content was published on January 28, 2020 3:53 PM

Collectors’ delight Swiss coins commemorate Roger Federer and Albert Einstein

Another 37,000 coins featuring tennis star Roger Federer – the first living person to receive that honor – went on sale on Thursday, according ...

This content was published on January 23, 2020 11:30 AM

Better safe than sorry Most ski accidents happen just before lunch 

Some 76,000 people are injured on Swiss ski slopes each year, and most accidents happen around midday, says the accident prevention body.

This content was published on January 21, 2020 11:35 AM

Climate action Roger Federer will donate to victims of Australia bushfires

Facing criticism from climate change activists, tennis star Roger Federer announced he would make a donation to the victims of Australia's fires.

This content was published on January 13, 2020 11:13 AM

sport and education Swiss schools stand by their ski camps

Despite some recent pushback, Swiss schools appear set to continue the tradition of ski camps for as long as there is enough snow.

Skater accident mars Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne

Preparations for the opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne were marred by a serious accident. A female Russian skater has ...

This content was published on January 8, 2020 6:57 PM

Young athletes Winter Youth Olympics set to start in Lausanne

On your marks, get set, go! The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games start Thursday, and this time it’s happening in Lausanne, Switzerland.

This content was published on January 8, 2020 2:26 PM