Nicolina Pernheim took gold in the European judo championships on Wednesday, in the 63-kilo class. Pernheim is fully blind and competed against opponents with up to 10 percent sight, in the 2013 Judo European Championships arranged by the International Blind Sports Federation.
Pernheim was also in the Swedish team at the London Paralympics in 2012.
Falkenberg FF named former Celtic and Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson as the team's new coach, the club announced on Wednesday.
"This is going to be a lot of fun and inspiring," said Larsson the club's website, according to Reuters. "I like challenges, and I'm looking forward to doing something that everyone outside Falkenberg believes is impossible."
Read more Henke Larsson named Falkenberg's new coach
Sweden's Charlotte Kalla missed out on first place by less than a second, taking silver in the women's 10-kilometer pursuit. Norwegians took first and third, in the Ski World Cup held in Finland.
The Swedish ladies' team beat Scotland 11-5 in the final of the European Curling Championships.
Skipper Margaretha Sigfridsson says to Radio Sport that this is the culmination of a very good season for her team.
Sweden are now favourites to win gold at the Winter Olympics in Russia next year.
The Swedish Football Association has suspend four players in the Division 3 club of Gunnilse for their involvement in match fixing, Swedish Radio News reports.
One player, considered to be the ringleader behind the cheating, will be suspended for two years while the remaining three are barred from playing for a year and a half.
Read more Four players suspended for football match fixing
Zlatan Ibrahimovic made history Wednesday when he equalled a Champions League goalscoring record and helped his side Paris Saint-Germain through to the knock-out stages of Europe's top club competition.
In his 100th Champions League appearance, Sweden's captain fired PSG ahead in the seventh minute in the match against Greek side Olympiakos. It was Ibrahimovic's eighth goal in the Champions League this year, and equalled the top scorers record for the group stages of the competition.
Read more Ibra equals Champions League goals record
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could write himself into the history books Wednesday evening. The Swedish striker will play for Paris Saint-Germain against Olympiakos in the Champions League tonight, but it is off the pitch where the 32 year old could be making all the headlines.
Read more Zlatan up for top sports book award
Sweden saw its 2014 World Cup dreams dashed after losing 2-3 to Portugal Tuesday night with star Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo scoring all three goals against the Swedes.
Trailing by one at half-time, Sweden rallied with back-to-back goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 68th and 72nd minute. But no sooner had the Swedes gained ground did Ronaldo fire back, scoring his second and third goals of the evening just minutes after Ibrahimovic.
Read more Ronaldo's hat-trick ends Sweden's World Cup run
The Swedish Football Association wants to suspend nine players in the Division 3 club of Gunnilse for their involvement in alleged match fixing, newspaper Göteborgs-Posten writes.
Read more Football Association seeks to suspend 9 players
The Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson won the European Tour in Dubai on Sunday, and is thereby the first golfer ever to win European Tour's Race to Dubai title the same season as the US PGA tour.
Read more Historic win for golfer Stenson
Sweden lost 0-1 in the first of two World cup play offs against Portugal on Friday night. The two teams were pretty even in the first half, with several Swedish goal chances. But the second half was very much a Portuguese affair, though Ronaldo's goal arrived only in the 83rd minute.
"It was a hard game to play away in a play off, but the game is still on," coach Hamrén told reporters at a press conference in Stockholm on Saturday.
Read more Sweden's dream of the World Cup still alive
Stockholm, along with five other candidates from Europe and Asia, is officially in the running to host the 2022 Winter Games, the AP news agency reports.
Read more Stockholm official candidate for 2022 Olympics
Sweden will face off against Portugal Friday night in their first match of the 2014 World Cup play-offs.
The match will see two of the world's biggest players, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, meet in Lisbon to vy for a spot in next year's games.
Read more Sweden meets Portugal tonight in World Cup qualifier
Halfway through the American football league, the NFL, the much less famous Swedish American football league is already preparing for its next season. Last week the team Stockholm Mean Machines arranged open tryouts for curious athletes.
Read more Eager Swedes line up for American football tryouts
Sweden's Olympic Committee has announced plans to submit a bid for Stockholm to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Would such a bid bring delight to this nation of hardy winter sports lovers, or would it saddle the country with expensive venues for obscure sports?
Read more Sweden's Olympic goal: "spectacular" and "sustainable" Games