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THE SOUNDS OF... Switzerland, a nation of football

An audio tour of a third division Swiss football game – and a look at how the sport is heard elsewhere around the world.

Hooligan problem Sports minister gets tough on Swiss football violence

Swiss sports minister Viola Amherd summoned top football officials to a meeting on Tuesday to insist that more hooligans be banned from stadia in ...

This content was published on July 2, 2019 11:27 AM

Federal Gymnastics Festival Nearly 70,000 gymnasts perform at rare event

The 76th edition of the Federal Gymnastics Festival in Aarau, northern Switzerland, ended on Sunday with a colourful closing ceremony.

Olympic spirit IOC inaugurates new headquarters in Lausanne

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has inaugurated its new CHF145-million ($147 million) headquarters in the Swiss city of Lausanne. 

This content was published on June 23, 2019 12:03 PM

Potential bias Swiss court orders attorney general to recuse over FIFA probe

A Swiss court has ordered Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and two prosecutors to recuse themselves from an investigation relating to FIFA.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 5:34 PM

Legal status FIFA asks to rub shoulders with UN and Red Cross

World football’s governing body FIFA hopes for better access to international staff by becoming an international NGO.

International sports Why Swiss judges ruled on the Caster Semenya case

Thanks to Swiss judges, athlete Caster Semenya can compete in races of all distances without medication to lower her testosterone levels – for now.

Mountaineering death Matterhorn claims British victim

A 24-year-old British alpinist is dead following an accident on the Matterhorn in southern Switzerland on Monday.

This content was published on June 3, 2019 5:44 PM

Guns for sport How the Swiss show their ‘great love of shooting’

Sport shooting has long history and is popular in Switzerland, as a visit to two shooting clubs in Geneva shows.