A Swedish former vice president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) says the decision to uphold the ban on Russia’s track and field athletes from the upcoming Olympics in Rio is fair.
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- Sends message.
- Due in court.
The coach of a junior football team taking part in an international tournament in Gothenburg has been arrested on suspicion of groping three teenage girls and his team has been sent home.
- On a mountain in Chile.
Matilda Rapaport, a professional Swedish freeskier, died today after an avalanche put her in a coma on Thursday.
- 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.
- Olympics 2016.
With less than 25 days until the start of the Summer Olympics in Brazil, Sweden has named 151 athletes to its national squad and hopes to win more medals than the eight won in London.
- Coaching Iceland.
The Swedish football coach Lars Lagerbäck was very proud as he bowed out as head coach for the Icelandic national team after they lost against France on Sunday night, ending the team's journey in the Euro 2016 tournament.
- "Time to let the world know."
Swedish football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ended weeks of speculation on Thursday, announcing that he will play for the English premier league team Manchester United.
- Ånge proud of Lagerbäck.
Iceland’s win over England was not only exciting for the fans of the small Nordic nation, but also for the Swedish town of Ånge, where the winning team's coach Lars Lagerbäck grew up.
- Euro 2016Sweden loses 0-1.
Belgium’s Radja Nainggolan scored in the 84th minute of the match Wednesday in Nice, ending Sweden’s chances to move on to the European (Soccer) Football Championships round of 16.
- Euro 2016Sweden vs. Belgium.
Tonight is Sweden’s last game in the group stage of this year’s European Cup.
- Will not play in Olympics.
Wednesday night could be Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s last time playing in a Swedish jersey.
Sweden's first match in the Euro 2016 ended in a draw, after an own goal from Ireland.
- Swedish - English / English - Swedish.
As fans of Sweden and Ireland tune in for kick-off tonight during the European Championships in France, Professor Emeritus Sölve Ohlander will also be watching the game with a different goal in mind: linguistic research.
- We meet soccer player Seif Kadim in Umeå.
How hard is it for athletes to keep the Moslem month of fasting, Ramadan, when you don’t eat during hours of daylight, especially up here in the north? Ramadan moves over the years, and this year it is in the middle of summer here.
- Lowest ranked team in its group.
This year’s European soccer football championships in France will see for the first time 24 national teams competing. Previous tournaments have had 4, 8, or 16 participating nations. The final will be played on July 10.