Bronze for Swedish Biathletes
In the last wintersport events of the season Sweden took a third and a fourth place. At the final biathlon world cup competition in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, the Swedish team won the bronze medal in the mixed relay race behind winning Germany and second-place Norway.
At the women's curling world championship tournament in Swift Current the Swedish team lost the bronze match against hosting Canada. Gold and silver went to Germany and Scotland.
The former Swedish coach for England’s national soccer team, Sven-Göran Eriksson, has accepted an offer to prepare the players of the Ivory Coast for this year’s World Cup Finals in South Africa.
A month ago Swedish ex-coach Lars Lagerbäck signed on as captain for the national team of Nigeria.