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Twenty-year-old Oscar Holmberg dreams of being the first Swede in modern times to play Major League Baseball.
- Exhibition in Stockholm.
Clear, trout-swollen brooks and stark pine forests might seem to make Sweden an attractive destination for sport fishermen. But don't forget scores of fish-mincing hydropower turbines, one environmentalist wants to tell anglers.
- Doping scandal.
The day after the Ethiopian-born, Swedish athlete Abeba Aregawi's B sample revealed traces of the banned substance meldonium, the Swedish Athletic Association asked themselves at a press conference in Stockholm whether they had done enough to prevent doping.
The Swedish national women's soccer team qualified Wednesday night for the 2016 Summer Olympics, after tying in a dramatic match against the Netherlands, in Rotterdam, 1-1.
- Ethiopian-Swedish athelete suspected of doping.
Abeba Aregawi, the Swedish running star who is suspected of doping, has been in hiding since the results of her A-sample test were made public, reports Swedish Television News.
- Current world champion over 1,500 metres.
Swedish-Ethiopian runner Abeba Aregawi has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, reports Swedish Radio's sports department.
The Vasa Ski race season is underway. On Saturday Britta Johansson Norgren won the 30 kilometre women's race Tjejvasan.
- 1 av 3Officials counting ballots during the extraordinary FIFA congress. Photo: Patrick B. Kraemer / Keystone via AP / TT Foto: Patrick B. Kraemer2 av 3Succeeds Blatter.
Gianni Infantino, the candidate Sweden's Football Association supported, was elected on Friday evening in Zurich, as FIFA's next president.
- Markus Näslund: "The toughest thing for me was the whole adjustment of moving from a small town in Sweden"(1:56 min)Radio Sweden Weekly.
This season marks a record year for Swedish ice hockey players with 80 of them competing in the NHL, the prestigious North American hockey league.
- One of Sweden's top three.
One of Sweden's biggest sporting stars, table tennis player Jan-Ove Waldner, has announced that he will retire later this week, ending a 38-year-long career.
- Swedish football.
No matter Sweden's result in the UEFA European Championship this summer in France, the head coach of the men's national football team, Erik Hamrén, will leave his post.
- Finland scored both goals in less than two minutes
The Swedish juniors lost their semi-final in the Junior World Ice Hockey Championships, losing to hosts Finland 2-1.
- Will play Finland on Monday.
In Helsinki, Sweden has advanced to the semi-finals of the World Junior Hockey Championships for the tenth year in a row, overwheming Slovakia in their quarter-final Saturday 6-0.