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Tennis: Australian Open
Nishikori win sends Wawrinka to semifinals
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Nishikori win sends Wawrinka to semifinals

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka wasted five match points before sealing a straight sets win over Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori to reach the semifinals at the Australian Open on Wednesday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Wawrinka wins tiebreak thriller to make quarters
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Wawrinka wins tiebreak thriller to make quarters

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka won a thrilling fourth set tiebreaker on Monday to down Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and book a place in the Australian Open quarterfinals. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Federer knocked out of Open by unseeded Seppi
Federer playing earlier in the tournament. Photo: William West/AFP

Federer knocked out of Open by unseeded Seppi

Swiss legend Roger Federer was dumped out of the Australian Open by unseeded Italian Andreas Seppi in a major upset on Friday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Wawrinka faces down big-serving Copil
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Wawrinka faces down big-serving Copil

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka gave the thumbs up for his Australian Open title defence as he defused the big serving Marius Copil to progress to the third round on Thursday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Federer bounces back for second round win
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Federer bounces back for second round win

Roger Federer was at his problem-solving best as he overcame a swollen finger to bounce back after losing the first set and run through Italian Simone Bolelli at the Australian Open on Wednesday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Wawrinka starts title defence with victory
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Wawrinka starts title defence with victory

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka returned to Rod Laver Arena where his life changed completely last year to get his Australian Open title defence off to a winning start on Tuesday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Federer struggles to advance in Aussie Open
Roger Federer practising in Melbourne on Sunday. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Federer struggles to advance in Aussie Open

Swiss world number two Roger Federer had a tussle before dispatching Taiwan's Lu Yen-Shun in straight sets at the Australian Open on Monday. READ  

Austria's Reichelt beats Swiss with downhill win
Winner Reichelt flanked by Switzerland's Feuz (left) and Janka on podium. Photo:Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Austria's Reichelt beats Swiss with downhill win

Two Swiss skiers made the podium but were unable to catch Austria's Hannes Reichelt who claimed Sunday's downhill at Wengen on the Lauberhorn slope — the longest downhill on the World Cup calendar. READ  

Free-spending Russians flock to St Moritz
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Free-spending Russians flock to St Moritz

Switzerland's poshest ski resort Saint Moritz boasts stunning snow-laden peaks, iconic hotels and hordes of Russians defying the rouble crisis. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Federer sounds confident Down Under
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Federer sounds confident Down Under

Roger Federer said on Saturday that he was hitting some of the best form of his life in an ominous warning as the Swiss great guns for an 18th Grand Slam title. READ  

Janka returns to form in Wengen combined races
Janka back on the podium. Photo: AFP/File

Janka returns to form in Wengen combined races

Switzerland's Carlo Janka looked like his old self going fastest in the downhill and then holding on in the slalom to win the first World Cup super-combined event of the season on Friday. READ  

Tennis: Australian Open
Defender Wawrinka in same draw as Djokovic
Wawrinka at last week's Chennai Open in India. Photo: STRDL/AFP

Defender Wawrinka in same draw as Djokovic

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka was on Friday pitted in the top half of the draw at the Australian Open tennis tournament with Novak Djokovic and faces a potential semifinal encounter with the world number one. READ  

'Lost' World Cup base set for Zurich display
Rendering of World Football Museum (left) under construction in Zurich. Photo: Fifa.com

'Lost' World Cup base set for Zurich display

Zurich-based Fifa, the world governing body for football, has found a long lost piece of the original World Cup which will become one of the major exhibits at its new museum to open in the Swiss city next year. READ  

Fifa's Blatter pays tribute to French terror victims
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Fifa's Blatter pays tribute to French terror victims

Fifa's Swiss president Sepp Blatter paid tribute to the victims of last week's terror attacks in France, telling Monday's Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in Zurich that "this evening we are all a little bit French". READ  

Ronaldo wins third Ballon d'Or in Zurich
Ronaldo with the "golden ball" trophy: odd "warrior cry". Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Ronaldo wins third Ballon d'Or in Zurich

Portuguese and Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or on Monday at the Fifa ceremony in Zurich to edge within one of his eternal rival, Barcelona's Argentinian magician Lionel Messi. READ  

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