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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

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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

CHF2 million payment FIFA pressed to sue Blatter and Platini by own governance body

The governing body of world football, FIFA, is considering whether to sue its former head, Joseph “Sepp” Blatter - and the person once tipped to ...

This content was published on December 12, 2019 1:54 PM

High mountains Alpinism gains UNESCO heritage status

The art of scaling high mountain peaks in the Alps, known as alpinism, has been awarded coveted UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status.

This content was published on December 12, 2019 10:51 AM

Stade de Suisse Wankdorf: old name restored at historic Swiss stadium

The Bern stadium that staged the 1954 World Cup final is getting its original name back: Wankdorf.

This content was published on December 3, 2019 2:05 PM

Player and manager Former Swiss football player and manager Köbi Kuhn dies

Jakob “Köbi” Kuhn, manager of the Swiss national football team from 2001 to 2008, has died aged 76 after a long illness.

This content was published on November 26, 2019 6:24 PM