Top sports court backs UEFA over FC Sion ban

Top sports court backs UEFA over FC Sion ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday upheld a decision by football's European ruling body UEFA to refuse FC Sion re-entry to the Europa League after the Swiss club breached player
recruitment rules.

Swiss search for German idols on Google

Swiss search for German idols on Google

The fastest-growing search term in 2011 in Switzerland was 'DSDS', the German version of 'American Idol', according to statistics released by search engine giant Google.

Clamour for SVP renewal after cabinet failure

Clamour for SVP renewal after cabinet failure

The far-right Swiss People’s Party (SVP) only has itself to blame for its failure to secure a second seat on the Federal Council , according to a near unanimous national press.

Swiss central bank stands by currency cap

Swiss central bank stands by currency cap

The Swiss central bank said on Thursday it would continue to enforce its cap on the franc's exchange rate against the euro, pledging to buy "unlimited" foreign currency if necessary.

Catastrophe costs reach record level: Swiss Re

Catastrophe costs reach record level: Swiss Re

Natural and man-made catastrophes cost the world economy a record $350 billion this year, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Thursday.

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Swiss league docks points from Xamax

The Swiss Football League (SFL) on Wednesday said it had docked top flight outfit Neuchatel Xamax four points for failing to provide financial details pertinent to the awarding of operating licences.