The Paralympics begin in Brazil today, and during the next two weeks Sweden is hoping to beat its score of 12 medals taken in London 2012.
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- 58 participants.
- Return from Rio.
Sweden's olympic medallists were welcomed home and honoured on stage in Stockholm's Kungsträdgården park on Sunday.
- Wins exciting match.
Henrik Stenson became the first Swedish man to win a major golf tournament after shooting a record 20-under par to take victory in the British Open in Scotland on Sunday.
- First tournament.
Paralympic gold medalists can be seen in action at the inaugural Swedish Open in wheelchair tennis in Uppsala this weekend.
- First Swede to win singles titel since 2012.
Johanna Larsson has won her first WTA singles title after beating German Mona Barthel in the final of the Swedish Open Sunday in Båstad.
- Stenson and Dustin Johnson fired 65s.
Swede Henrik Stenson is joint top of the leaderboard with Dustin Johnson at the end of day one of the US Open at Chambers Bay.
- Not happened since 2008.
After a few years in the doldrums, Swedish men's tennis looks to be on the up, after two players qualified for the French Open on Friday. It's the first time that has happened in almost a decade.
- All male for 260 years.
Swedish golfing legend Annika Sörenstam is one of the first women to ever be granted membership in the prestigious Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland, news agency AP reports.
- Beat three Ryder Cup teammates.
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson successfully defended his title at the DP World Tour Championship, the season-ending tournament on the European Tour in Dubai, on Sunday.
Gregor Dimitrov has won the first singles semi-final at the Stockholm Open Tennis tournament. The second seeded Bulgarian beat Bernard Tomic from Australia Saturday 6-3, 7-5.
- First and second seeds win through to semi-finals.
Saturday saw the men’s singles quarter-finals at the Stockholm Open Tennis tournament.
- Opening day at Gleneagles.
Europe's Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose defeated Americans Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson 2 and 1 in Friday's second afternoon foursomes match in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
- The Swede and Justin Rose draw first blood for Europe
Sweden's Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose of England claimed Europe's first point with a big win on the opening day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Swedish tennis player Johanna Larsson, ranked 96, won over 21st-seeded Sloane Stephens from the US by 2-1 in sets in US Open.