France's Mahiedine Mekhissi was stripped of his gold medal and disqualified from the European Athletics Championships in Zurich on Thursday after peeling off his shirt before he crossed the line in first place in the 3,000-metre steeplechase.
Despite heavy rain, safety checks found no evidence of risks on the section of a rail line in the canton of Graubünden where a landslide this week derailed a train carrying 200 passengers, Rhaetian Railway officials maintained on Thursday.
A Lausanne criminal court on Thursday jailed a 23-year-old man for one year for a hit-and-run accident that left a four-year-girl and her mother in hospital after his speeding scooter struck them in a pedestrian crossing.
Liechtenstein police said Thursday that their German counterparts had found what was believed to be the body of a self-styled "Robin Hood" suspected of killing a banker in the Alpine statelet.
Switzerland's Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka both made the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament quarterfinals on Thursday while world number one Novak Djokovic got knocked out.
Efforts remained underway on Thursday to retrieve one of the carriages of a passenger train that derailed in eastern Switzerland following a landslide injuring 11 people, five seriously.
A 40-tonne construction platform that broke free of its moorings and drifted down the river Rhine on Wednesday is back on dry land.
New figures show the unemployment rate in Switzerland rose to 4.4 percent in the second quarter of this year — a slight increase over the same period last year.
Mo Farah resumed normal service as the world and Olympic 5,000-metre and 10,000-metre champion emerged from months of illness and disappointing form to win the 10,000-metre title at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer became the first man to win 300 matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 on Wednesday in Cincinnati.