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Wimbledon
Federer wins uninspired Wimbledon opener
File photo: Miguel Medina/AFP

Roger Federer was well short of his best as he advanced to the second round.

Euro 2016
Unlucky Swiss crash out of Euros on penalties
The Swiss hit the bar and forced the Polish goalkeeper into numerous saves as the match wore on but just couldn't convert a chance. Photo: AFP

Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the first Euro 2016 last 16 clash on Saturday with new Arsenal star Granit Xhaka missing a crucial kick for the Swiss.

Football: Swiss prep for Poland clash
The Swiss in training ahead of Saturday's game. Photo: AFP

The Swiss 'Nati' are gearing about to face Poland in the last 16 at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Roger Federer reaches career crossroads at Wimbledon
"I don't need to win three slams a year to be content," Roger Federer said recently. Photo: AFP

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer refuses to be written off and says he still loves playing the game.

'I hope Puma don't make condoms': Shaqiri
Puma makes the Swiss shirts. Photo: AFP

Footballer Xherdan Shaqiri jokes about Puma shirts after several Swiss players ripped their jerseys in their Euro 2016 match with France.

Swiss make football history at Euro16
Yann Sommer jumps for the ball during the match against France. Photo: AFP

Switzerland have qualified for the next round at the European Championships for the first time ever.

Cycling: Lopez wins Tour of Switzerland
Lopez took the title after a shortened final stage. Photo: TdS

Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez wrapped up the Tour of Switzerland title on Sunday.

Federer ousts Goffin to reach Halle semis
Federer will play Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals. Photo: AFP

Roger Federer has qualified for the ATP Halle semi-finals.

Tennis: Federer breezes through at Halle
Federer brushed Jaziri aside. Photo: AFP

Roger Federer warmed up for Wimbledon by easing to victory in the second round on the Halle grass.

Euro 2016
Wasteful Switzerland draw with Romania
Swiss defender and team captain Stephan Lichtsteiner during Wednesday's match. Photo: AFP

Switzerland were frustated in their attempt to book a place in the knockout stage of Euro 2016 after a 1-1 draw on Wednesday against Group A rivals Romania in Paris.

Tennis: Stan Wawrinka crashes out at Queen's
Wawrinka looked more than a little rusty on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

It was a bad day at the office for Swiss tennis ace Stan Wawrinka.

Cycling: Sagan doubles up at Swiss Tour
Peter Sagan won the yellow jersey. Photo: TdS

World champion Peter Sagan won his second straight stage at the Tour of Switzerland on Monday and took the leader's yellow jersey to boot.

Cycling: Sagan wins Swiss Tour 2nd stage
Peter Sagan in action at the Paris-Roubaix. File photo: AFP

World champion Peter Sagan won the second stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Sunday.

Euro 2016
Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 in first match
Fabien Schaer, third right, scores the winning goal. Photo: AFP

Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 in their European Championship Group A clash Saturday marked by the sending off of Albania captain Lorik Cana.

Wawrinka recruits Wimbledon champ for grass court season
Wawrinka hasn't gone past the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. File photo: AFP

Stan Wawrinka has added former champion Richard Krajicek to his coaching team ahead of Wimbledon.

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