What is the secret to Switzerland’s Olympic success?
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What is the secret to Switzerland’s Olympic success?

Switzerland has 12 medals - three of them gold - and counting, which is already one of the best results in history. For a diverse nation with a small population, why is Switzerland suddenly good at sports?

Swiss ski chief Kasper: Olympics are ‘easier in dictatorships’

Swiss ski chief Kasper: Olympics are ‘easier in dictatorships’

Online games looking to get a foot into the Olympics

Online games looking to get a foot into the Olympics

Olympics: ‘Super Dario’ wins Switzerland its first gold medal in South Korea

Olympics: ‘Super Dario’ wins Switzerland its first gold medal in South Korea

Russian athletes lose appeal over Olympics ban

Russian athletes lose appeal over Olympics ban

Sports court in Switzerland lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

Sports court in Switzerland lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

Switzerland’s biggest ever Winter Olympics team will compete in South Korea

Switzerland’s biggest ever Winter Olympics team will compete in South Korea

Appeal begins in Geneva for Russian athletes suspended in doping scandal

Appeal begins in Geneva for Russian athletes suspended in doping scandal

22 North Korean athletes will compete at 2018 Games: IOC

22 North Korean athletes will compete at 2018 Games: IOC

Doping whistleblower to testify in Geneva as athletes appeal

Doping whistleblower to testify in Geneva as athletes appeal

IOC hails North Korea’s participation in Olympics as a ‘great step forward’

IOC hails North Korea’s participation in Olympics as a ‘great step forward’

IOC extends deadline for North Korea to register for winter Games

IOC extends deadline for North Korea to register for winter Games

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Valais launches referendum campaign for Sion Olympics

Valais launches referendum campaign for Sion Olympics

Olympic committee recognizes video games as sports

Olympic committee recognizes video games as sports

Cost of Sion Olympics likely to be far more than previously stated

Cost of Sion Olympics likely to be far more than previously stated

Swiss government backs Sion 2026 as date set for Valais vote

Swiss government backs Sion 2026 as date set for Valais vote

IOC ‘disappointed’ by Innsbruck’s vote against potential Olympic bid

IOC ‘disappointed’ by Innsbruck’s vote against potential Olympic bid

Swiss launches more ski flights between Sion and UK

Swiss launches more ski flights between Sion and UK

IOC strategy pays off as Los Angeles agrees to take on 2028 Olympics

IOC strategy pays off as Los Angeles agrees to take on 2028 Olympics

IOC agrees to award two Olympics at same time

IOC agrees to award two Olympics at same time

IN PICS: Emmanuel Macron visits Lausanne

IN PICS: Emmanuel Macron visits Lausanne

Macron visits Lausanne to support Paris Olympic bid

Macron visits Lausanne to support Paris Olympic bid

Sion ready to be Switzerland’s official bid for the 2026 winter Olympics

Sion ready to be Switzerland’s official bid for the 2026 winter Olympics

Medal-winning Olympian quits IOC commission over corruption probe

Medal-winning Olympian quits IOC commission over corruption probe

Graubünden says no to hosting 2026 winter Olympics

Graubünden says no to hosting 2026 winter Olympics

IOC hands cash boost to refugee athletes

IOC hands cash boost to refugee athletes

Montreux throws hat in Olympic rings

Montreux throws hat in Olympic rings

Care homes in Swiss Jura stage ‘elderly Olympics’

Care homes in Swiss Jura stage ‘elderly Olympics’

IOC President snubs Rio Paralympics

IOC President snubs Rio Paralympics

Swiss cycling champ wins time-trial gold in Rio

Swiss cycling champ wins time-trial gold in Rio

Wawrinka joins Federer on Rio sidelines

Wawrinka joins Federer on Rio sidelines

Genetic doping: The ‘sea serpent’ of Olympics cheating

Genetic doping: The ‘sea serpent’ of Olympics cheating

Bencic joins Federer in opting out of Rio

Bencic joins Federer in opting out of Rio

Federer to miss Rio, rest of season with injury

Federer to miss Rio, rest of season with injury

No blanket IOC doping ban for Russian athletes

No blanket IOC doping ban for Russian athletes

IOC doubles anti-doping budget ahead of Rio

IOC doubles anti-doping budget ahead of Rio

Pro boxers given green light to compete in Rio

Pro boxers given green light to compete in Rio

London Olympic athletes fail new doping tests

London Olympic athletes fail new doping tests

Swiss cantons team up to vie for winter Olympic games

Swiss cantons team up to vie for winter Olympic games

IOC: past Olympians to be retested ahead of Rio

IOC: past Olympians to be retested ahead of Rio

Refugee athletes could compete in Rio: IOC

Refugee athletes could compete in Rio: IOC

Graubünden MPs back new bid to host Olympics

Graubünden MPs back new bid to host Olympics

IOC starts $2 million fund to help refugees

IOC starts $2 million fund to help refugees

Lausanne gets 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Lausanne gets 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

IOC preserves a century of Olympics history

IOC preserves a century of Olympics history

IOC chief welcomes Paris bid for 2024 Olympics

IOC chief welcomes Paris bid for 2024 Olympics

IOC pitches joint Olympic bids between countries

IOC pitches joint Olympic bids between countries

Swiss curlers upset Canada’s winning streak

Swiss curlers upset Canada’s winning streak

Gisin claims final Swiss downhill team spot

Gisin claims final Swiss downhill team spot

Maurer: Sochi Olympics boycott ‘would be mean’

Maurer: Sochi Olympics boycott ‘would be mean’

Flame snuffed out for Swiss Olympic bid

Flame snuffed out for Swiss Olympic bid

IOC votes to drop wrestling from Olympics

IOC votes to drop wrestling from Olympics

Bolt vows to put on show for Lausanne crowd

Bolt vows to put on show for Lausanne crowd

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Gatlin out of Lausanne meeting

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First Swiss showjumping gold since 1924

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Koreans defend Swiss player after race row

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Swiss held by Gabon in Olympic football opener

Wawrinka succeeds Federer as Swiss flag bearer

Wawrinka succeeds Federer as Swiss flag bearer