Sweden's men's football team has slumped even further in Fifa's new international ranking, falling a notch to 44th place. That is its worst ever placing, Swedish Radio's sports department reports.
- Denmark and Iceland ranked higher.
Sweden won its eighth world championship in floorball on Sunday evening, beating Finland 3-2.
- Part of ongoing hooliganism debate.
A government report proposes that masks should be banned at football matches.
- Man wants compensation.
It seems that Arthur, the stray dog who made international headlines after following a Swedish adventure racing team for hundreds of kilometers during their competition in Ecuador, may have had an owner after all.
- Two French resorts cancel due to lack of snow.
Alpine Ski World Cup races due to be held in two French resorts next week have been rescheduled for Åre, Sweden, due to lack of snow, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced Friday.
- World Swimming Championships.
Sarah Sjöström won gold in the 50m Butterfly Final on the opening day of the World Short Course Championships in Doha. The Swede had only 30 minutes earlier raced to claim a silver medal in the 100m Freestyle Final.
- (4:42 min)2 december kl 15:47
Past winners have included Björn Borg, Anja Pärson, Therese Alshammar, Annika Sörenstam and the 1994 World Cup Swedish football squad...The Bragdguld has been awarded annually since 1925 by newspaper Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) for oustanding sporting achievements. Today, it was given out for the ninetieth time and was won by the four women who make up Sweden's female cross-country skiing team. Dave Russell caught up with Freric Karen, SvD's editor-in-chief, and asked him for the jury's motivation.The ninetieth Bragdguld award.
The Swedish women's Olympic gold-winning cross-country skiing relay team won the Svenska Dagbladet sports award, Bragdguld.
- End of August next year.
The Swedish west coast port of Gothenburg announced Wednesday that next year it will be putting on qualifying races for the 2017 America’s Cup.
- (5:30 min)24 november kl 16:34
Ecuadoran dog Arthur "really felt the love", says adventure sportsman
"A story that's been getting a lot of attention recently concerns a Swedish team taking part in the Adventure Racing World Championships in Ecuador. The team befriended a homeless dog that joined them in a small mountain village in the Andes. The dog, who has been given the name Arthur, ended up following them for hundreds of kilometres - and he has now come back with them to Sweden. Arthur has to spend the next four months in quarantine before he can go to live with team coach Mikael Lindnord. He explains to Radio Sweden how it all started with a meatball..."How a dog became one man's best friend.
Arthur, the homeless dog who followed the Swedish team taking part in the Adventure Racing World Championships in Ecuador for hundreds of kilometers this November, is now in quarantine in Sweden, waiting to live with his new master.
- 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.
Swedish football legend and Elfsborg's former manager Klas Ingesson was laid to rest in Ödeshög on Friday after losing his fight against cancer last month.
- Suspended for 24 games.
Swedish basketball player Jeff Taylor who pleaded guilty in a US court last month to domestic violence charges has received a record-long suspension from the NBA.
- Followed them through the jungle.
A Swedish team taking part in the Adventure Racing World Championships in Ecuador has made an unusual recruitment. "Arthur" was a homeless dog that joined the team in a mountain village in the Andes - he will now be returning with them to Sweden.
- Ban on wearing masks at matches also planned.
The Swedish government plans to introduce tough new regulations to stop violence surrounding sports events. According to Minister for Home Affairs Anders Ygeman, this will include a police database of known hooligans.
- Playing without Zlatan.
In soccer, France scored the only goal of the game 6 minutes before time ran out, to defeat visiting Sweden in Marseille Tuesday, 1-0.