Radio Sweden's coverage of sports in this country
- The colossal amount of food thrown away is a feature of Nobel Week and we look at the millions paid to consultants to help run Stockholm's public funded hospitals.
Henrik Stenson became the second golfer after Annika Sörenstam to win one of the most prestigious prizes in Swedish sport, Svenska Dagbladet's Bragdguldet, on Tuesday.
- Has also sculpted "Ingo" Johansson.
The man who has been working in secret for over a year on creating a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, tells Radio Sweden that the sporting icon did not recognize himself at first after the sculptor took him on his word to exaggerate his features.
- After relegation match.
Helsingborg manager Henrik Larsson and his striker son Jordan were attacked by their own fans after the club was relegated for the first time in 23 years.
- Santas for charity.
Charity fundraising challenges and events are popular in countries like the UK, but the phenomenon has not yet become quite as big in Sweden. Former London resident Kiana Moberg is hoping to change this with the Stockholm Santa Run.
- World Cup.
Sweden have dropped to third place in World Cup qualifying Group A after Holland's 3-1 win away to Luxembourg on Sunday. The Swedes lost their latest qualifier away to France on Friday.
- Announced new coach.
Sweden’s Olympic gold medal winning star Sarah Sjöström has announced in a post on Instagram that she is splitting from her coach of almost ten years, Carl Jenner.
- Record title wins.
Malmö FF were crowned Swedish champions for a third time in four years after a 3-0 win at Falkenberg.
- Suffered back problem.
Sweden's Therese Alshammar, who has competed in more Olympics than any other female swimmer, will retire after next week’s national swimming championships.
- Coach and Parent: We should look at sports from a kid's perspective, not an adult perspective.(4:26 min)Change the competition structure.
After a fight broke out at a 12 year-old boys’ football game this weekend resulting in a parent with a broken leg, many are wondering why there is so much aggression around youth sports and how can the focus shift away from winning games and back to children having fun.
- Take charge of Group B.
One of Sweden's stars of the NHL, Henrik Lundqvist, produced a series of stunning saves to help his national team to a 2-0 win over Finland in Group B of the Hockey World Cup.
- Fewer than last time.
Team Sweden wrapped up the Paralympic Games in Rio with 10 medals, falling short of the 12 medals it earned during the 2012 Games in London.
Two of Sweden's big hopes for gold in Rio, Stefan Olsson and Maja Reichard, tasted disappointment on day 6 of the Paralympics.
- Rio Paralympics.
Maja Reichard was denied a gold medal in the 50 metres freestyle by the closest of margins but is back in the pool later to defend her London Paralympics title in the 100 metres breaststroke.
- Weekend wins.
Sweden has racked up three medals so far during the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, winning one in each of the competition's three classes.