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Swiss striker swaps Spain for Germany
Seferovic vies with Argentinian players during the FIFA World Cup 2014. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Swiss striker swaps Spain for Germany

Swiss international striker Haris Seferovic, 22, has left Real Sociedad to sign a three-year deal with Eintracht Frankfurt, the German Bundesliga club announced on Friday. READ  

Federer forced to tear down kids' play area
The star has an ongoing dispute with his neighbours. Photo: Sang Tan/Pool/AFP

Federer forced to tear down kids' play area

Authorities have demanded that Swiss tennis champ Roger Federer remove a children’s play area in the garden of his holiday home after neighbours objected. READ  

German starts solo Rhine swim in Switzerland
Money raised by the swim will go to university research into river pollutants. Photo: Jessica Gardner

German starts solo Rhine swim in Switzerland

A German chemistry professor started a gruelling four-week solo swim down the Rhine river on Monday for the benefit of science and the environment. Andreas Fath is the second swimmer to embark on the challenge in recent weeks after 46-year-old Swiss man Ernst Bromeis set off three weeks ago. READ  

Andujar aces Monaco to take Swiss Open title
Andujar holds his Gstaad trophy. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Andujar aces Monaco to take Swiss Open title

Spain's Pablo Andujar broke a title drought lasting for more than two years on Sunday as he defeated Argentine Juan Monaco 6-3, 7-5 to win the Swiss Open. READ  

Resting Wawrinka drops in on Swiss Open
Wawrinka recovered from illness shortly before Wimbledon. Photo: Andrew Yates/AFP

Resting Wawrinka drops in on Swiss Open

Stan Wawrinka confirmed on Friday that he is fit and ready for the final leg of the ATP season, starting with the Masters 1000 event in Canada. READ  

Youzhny sets up quarter- final clash in Gstaad
Mikhail Youzhny celebrates after winning last year's tournament. Photo: Alain Grosclaude/AFP

Youzhny sets up quarter- final clash in Gstaad

Top seed Mikhail Youzhny began his title defence at the Swiss Open tennis tournament in Gstaad on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Frenchman Kenny De Schepper. READ  

Monaco grabs quarter- final place in Gstaad
The Swiss Open at Gstaad takes place at 1,010m. Photo: Alain Grosclaude/AFP

Monaco grabs quarter- final place in Gstaad

Juan Monaco held his nerve in a tight final set to upset third seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 on Wednesday for a second consecutive place in a quarter-final at the Swiss Open. READ  

Palestinian meets Fifa chief over Gaza crisis
FIFA chief Sepp Blatter. Photo: Marcello Casal Jr.

Palestinian meets Fifa chief over Gaza crisis

Fifa chief Sepp Blatter on Tuesday raised the alarm about the spiralling Gaza crisis as he held talks with the head of the Palestinian Football Association. READ  

Troicki returns from ban with Swiss Open win
Viktor Troicki playing at Wimbledon last year. Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Troicki returns from ban with Swiss Open win

Viktor Troicki made the most of his return to tennis after serving a one-year ban as the Serb defeated Austria's Dominic Thiem 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Swiss Open in Gstaad. READ  

Bern football player's own goal goes global
Photo: YouTube/Screenshot

Bern football player's own goal goes global

Milan Gajic, a player for the Bern football team Young Boys, is facing the embarrassment of a lifetime after a video of his own goal over the weekend went viral on the internet. READ  

Federer and Vonn play tennis at Jungfraujoch
Federer and Vonn on the glacier. Photo: Alexandra Way/Photopress

Federer and Vonn play tennis at Jungfraujoch

Roger Federer played tennis with American ski racing star Lindsey Vonn at the top of the Jungfrau Railway — 3,454 metres above sea level — in an unusual promotion on Wednesday for a Lindt & Sprüngli chocolate shop at the Bernese Oberland station. READ  

Powell makes third-place return at Lucerne meet
Sprinter Asafa Powell returned to action in Lucerne after a doping ban. Photo: Vinod Divakaran

Powell makes third-place return at Lucerne meet

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30 seconds in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday. READ  

Lifted doping ban frees sprinters for Swiss races
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell: set to run in Lucerne. Photo: Chell Hill

Lifted doping ban frees sprinters for Swiss races

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are set to race in Switzerland on Tuesday, a day after the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced their doping bans. READ  

IOC chief warns Germany against 'complacency'
IOC President Thomas Bach. Photo: IOC

IOC chief warns Germany against 'complacency'

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has warned his home team Germany not to be complacent if they want to win the World Cup after their 7-1 semifinal thrashing of Brazil. READ  

Swiss heli-firm denies role in Schumacher leak
Photo: Rega

Swiss heli-firm denies role in Schumacher leak

Swiss helicopter company Rega on Tuesday denied that any of its staff had been involved in leaking a medical file on injured Formula One champion Michael Schumacher and filed a lawsuit over the theft. READ  

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