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Anti-match-fixing treaty signed in Switzerland
Council of Europe chief Thorbjoern Jagland spoke against match-fixing in sport. Photo: Daniel Sannum Lauten/AFP

Anti-match-fixing treaty signed in Switzerland

Sports ministers from across Europe gathered in Switzerland on Thursday to sign a treaty aimed at rooting out the "scourge" of match-fixing and illegal betting in sports. READ  

Swift exit for Swiss dream team in Tokyo
Bencic (left) was coached by Hingis' mother. Photo: Toru Yamanaka/AFP

Swift exit for Swiss dream team in Tokyo

Former world number one Martina Hingis and rising star Belinda Bencic ended their first time together as a dream doubles team for Switzerland in the Pan Pacific Open second round on Thursday. READ  

Czech spoils Bencic's upward rise in Tokyo
Swiss teen Bencic's upward rise beaten back. Photo: Paul Crock/AFP/File

Czech spoils Bencic's upward rise in Tokyo

Seventh-seeded Lucie Safarova battled back to beat wild card Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday and reach the Pan Pacific tennis tournament quarterfinals, spoiling the Swiss teenager's upward momentum this year. READ  

Real Madrid thrash Basel in Champions Cup game
Basel's Japanese forward Yoichiro Kakitani vies with Real Madris defender Nacho in Tuesday's game. Photo: Javier Soriano/AFP

Real Madrid thrash Basel in Champions Cup game

FC Basel’s hopes of toppling Real Madrid were dashed on Tuesday night when the Spanish team thrashed the Swiss football club 5-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. READ  

Football club fires masseuse over sex video
FC Lenzburg team: "We could not fire half the team." Photo: FC Lenzburg

Football club fires masseuse over sex video

The masseuse for the Lenzburg football club, a second division team from the canton of Aargau, was fired following a sex scandal, a newspaper reported on Monday. READ  

Swiss teen Bencic scores upset Tokyo win
Bencic showing winning form in Tokyo. Photo: Toru Yamanaka/AFP

Swiss teen Bencic scores upset Tokyo win

Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic upset two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo Monday, maintaining recent impressive form. READ  

Swiss head to Davis Cup final after beating Italy
Switzerland's captain Severin Lüthi (left) and Stan Wawrinka carry teammate Roger Federer as they celebrate winning the Davis Cup semifinal between Switzerland and Italy. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Swiss head to Davis Cup final after beating Italy

France will host Switzerland in the Davis Cup tennis tournament final in November after Roger Federer gave the Swiss the winning point against Italy in Geneva on Sunday. READ  

Davis Cup
Federer opens fire for Swiss against Italy
Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) shakes hands with Italy's Simone Bolelli during the draw ahead of their Davis Cup semifinal. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Federer opens fire for Swiss against Italy

Roger Federer will open Switzerland's bid to reach the Davis Cup tennis championships final for the first time in Geneva on Friday against 76th-ranked Italian Simone Bolelli. READ  

Swiss police called to Schumacher's home
The gates of Schumacher's villa in Gland. Photo: DPA/EPA/Salvatore Di Nolfi

Swiss police called to Schumacher's home

Swiss police were called to the home of Michael Schumacher on Wednesday to keep an eye on dozens of journalists and reporters who were outside his villa. READ  

Schumacher to continue treatment at Swiss home
Photo: DPA

Schumacher to continue treatment at Swiss home

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has been transferred to his home in Switzerland from hospital more than eight months after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident. READ  

Switzerland lose to England in Euro qualifier
England forward Daniel Welbeck (left) scores the team's first goal against Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Switzerland lose to England in Euro qualifier

Switzerland lost its first qualification match for the 2016 European football championships in Basel on Monday night against England, who won 2-0. READ  

Lipsky wins European Masters at Swiss course
David Lipsky grabs title after Crans-Montana playoff. Photo: Khalid Redza/Asian Tour/AFP/File

Lipsky wins European Masters at Swiss course

American David Lipsky opened his European Tour account with a play-off victory over overnight leader Graeme Storm at the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana on Sunday. READ  

England faces 'big test' against Switzerland
Roy Hodgson at training session in Basel. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

England faces 'big test' against Switzerland

England manager Roy Hodgson admitted on Sunday that his team will face a "big test" when they open their 2016 European Championship football qualifying campaign against Switzerland in Basel on Monday. READ  

Defeated Federer: I will keep playing in 2015
Roger Federer during a break in his US Open semifinal defeat to Marin Cilic. Photo: Matthew Stockman/AFP

Defeated Federer: I will keep playing in 2015

Switzerland's Roger Federer insists he will keep playing into 2015 but will not become obsessed over winning an 18th Grand Slam title, a target which is slipping further and further away, after losing in the US Open semi-finals. READ  

Federer battles into ninth US Open semifinal
Federer celebrates after his win against Frenchman Monfils. Photo: Don Emmert/AFP

Federer battles into ninth US Open semifinal

Switzerland's Roger Federer saved two match points to defeat Gaël Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and reach his ninth US Open semifinal on Thursday, keeping alive his dream of a sixth title. READ  

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