Wednesday the National Council for Crime Prevention released a report which details how match fixing takes place in Swedish football and basketball games. Players are sometimes threatened by criminals who sell tips to gamblers or who profit by betting themselves. And after hearing the council's findings athletics officials, gambling companies, and police are now pledging to work at the problem.
- Growing problem.
- Champions League.
Real Madrid beat Malmö on Wednesday night in the Champions League group stage, as Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo brought the final score to 2-0 equaling Raul's scoring record for the Spanish team.
- Police officers injured by smoke from flares.
Smoke from flares and fireworks on the terraces at Swedish football grounds are a major health and safety hazard for police officers attending, reports Swedish Radio News.
- November 25th.
Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has booked the Main Square in Malmö and a large-screen television to ensure that as many fans as possible can follow the upcoming clash between his boyhood team Malmö FF and his current team Paris Saint Germain, Swedish Radio's local channel reports.
- "Today we don't cheer for Zlatan".
Thousands of Malmö FF fans are in Paris for this evening's Champions League clash against Zlatan Ibrahimovic's PSG. The Swedes say that for one night only, they won't be cheering Malmö's most famous son.
- On split decision.
Swedish super-middleweight champion Badou Jack defended his world title Saturday night after defeating the Brit George Groves, Swedish Radio's sports department reports.
- Sweden 1-4 Austria.
Sweden fell to Austria Tuesday night at Solna's Friends Arena and will likely have a tough time making it past the qualifying rounds of the UEFA European Championship.
- Striker fit to play.
Sweden coach Erik Hamrén has declared his captain and talisman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, fit to start in tonight's vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Group G table-toppers Austria at Stockholm's Friends Arena.
- No medals in Beijing.
Sweden has won no medals in Beijing, but there were plenty of injuries among the athletes and specialists now warn that poor medical support is hampering Swedish sporting successes.
Running for 30 hours through some of the world's most famous mountains is just another race for long-distance skyrunner Emelie Forsberg.
- Zlatan returns to Malmö.
He got his wish. A chance to return to play in Malmö, where it all began, for perhaps one final time. After Thursday night's Champions League draw in Monaco, Zlatan Ibrahimovic said that playing in Europe's greatest club competition in his hometown would be one of the highlights of his illustrious career.
- World Athletics Championships
Angelica Bengtsson set a new Swedish pole vault record of 4.70 metres at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, where she finished just outside the medals in fourth.
- Malmö 2-0 Celtic (win 4-3 on aggregate).
Malmö secured their spot in the lucrative group stages of the Champions League for the second time in as many years after a 4-3 aggregate play-off win over Celtic in front of a joyous home support at Swebank Arena, Tuesday.
- Sweden's youngest competitor in Beijing
Great things are not expected for Sweden at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing but at the Bird's Nest on Saturday, the youngest member of the Swedish squad ran her dream race.