The hockey team Växjö Lakers won the national hockey championship, SHL, Thursday after beating defending champions Skellefteå AIK with 3-2 in overtime.
- Has averaged 19 points a game.
Swedish basketball star Amanda Zahui made history last night when she was picked second overall in the WNBA draft. It's the first time a Swede gets picked so early in the draft, Swedish Television's sports department reports.
- Following brutal attack.
The Canadian ice hockey player André Deveaux has been banned for 10,5 months from playing in the Swedish ice hockey league for his attack of a fellow player in March.
- Four-game ban.
Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally spoken out after receiving a four-game ban for his foul mouthed rant against match officials last month. He writes on his app that the ban is "a joke" and "a disgrace to the game".
- Blasted match official.
PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss a large part of the French champions' crucial title run-in after he received a four match ban for his foul mouthed rant against match officials last month.
Sweden has had world champions in many sports, ice hockey, golf, tennis, skiing, but major basketball success has so far eluded this northern nation.
- Swede now PSG's second highest all-time scorer on 102 goals
A Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick against St Etienne helped PSG book their place in the French Cup final, Wednesday, and took the Swede past a century of goals for the Paris club.
- World champs in Canada.
Sweden won another World Championship gold in curling Sunday night, beating Norway in the final 9 - 5.
- Upset in the last five minutes.
Sweden lost the Bandy World Championship to Russia, on Saturday morning in Khabarovsk, Russia, with the final score standing at 5-3.
- Protests before kick-off.
Sweden's national football team beat Iran 3 - 1 on Tuesday, in a friendly match that saw a bit of politics mixing with sport outside of the pitch of Solna's Friends Arena.
- Women not allowed inside football stadiums in Iran.
Football and politics will mix this evening in Stockholm at the national football stadium, Friends Arena, in a first ever meeting between Sweden and Iran.
- "No one was injured, so there was no harm done."
Ice hockey player André Deveaux was fired Monday by his club, Rögle, in response to his brutal attack on the ice against Per Helmersson, from the club Västerås, before a match last Thursday.
- Ban introduced after 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranian human-rights activists have urged Swedish politicians and football fans to boycott Tuesday’s match at Stockholm’s Friends Arena in protest against Iran's ban on women in public stadiums.
- Scored twice.
An unusual goal by star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped Sweden achieve a 2-0 win over Moldova in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Chisinau on Friday.
- World figure Skating Championships.
Not for the first time, the skates and competition clothing of top Swedish figure skater Alexander Majorov have mysteriously vanished on the way to a major Championship, reports Swedish Radio in Norrbotten.