Sweden may see another licensed wolf hunt this winter, news agency TT reports, after the Environmental Protection Agency has given the controversial practice a green light for central Sweden.
- Decision up to county administrative boards.
- Six Germans in 23-man list to be World's best player.
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been included in Fifa's 23-man list of contenders for the Ballon d’Or award, but remains a long-shot to win having missed out on the World Cup and Champions League glory in 2014.
- Hammarbybacken gets the nod for February 2016.
For the first time, Stockholm will be hosting an event in the Alpine Ski World Cup. It’s been announced that Hammarbybacken, just south of Stockholm, will hold a World Cup parallel slalom for men and women on February 2, 2016.
- Forty taken into custody.
Gangs of football hooligans clashed in Gothenburg Saturday night, with around 40 being taken into police custody, newspaper Göteborgs Posten reports.
- Iceland best Nordic side.
The Swedish men's football squad has fallen seven places on the monthly FIFA ranking of the world's national teams.
- Didn't offer money directly.
A 24-year-old soccer player accused of bribery and match-fixing in the second-tier Swedish football league, Supperettan, was released today by a district court.
- First and second seeds face each other
Sunday’s men’s finals of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament will see first seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and second seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria squaring off.
Dimitrov, who won the tournament last year, defeated Australia’s Bernard Tomic in Saturday’s first semi-final, 6-3, 7-5. Berdych, who won the Stockholm Open in 2012, then beat Matthias Bachinger of Germany, 7-6 (7), 6-4 in the concluding semi-final.
Gregor Dimitrov has won the first singles semi-final at the Stockholm Open Tennis tournament. The second seeded Bulgarian beat Bernard Tomic from Australia Saturday 6-3, 7-5.
- First and second seeds win through to semi-finals.
Saturday saw the men’s singles quarter-finals at the Stockholm Open Tennis tournament.
- French company to take over running costs?
Sweden's national football stadium, Friends Arena, is once again to make a loss in 2014, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Stunning comeback against France.
Sweden's Under-21's overturned a 2-0 first leg play-off defeat to France in dramatic style on Tuesday, hitting the winner two minutes from time to book their place in the 2015 UEFA European Championship.
- First win in Group G.
Goals from Erkan Zengin and Jimmy Durmaz helped Sweden beat Liechtenstein 2-0 at Friends Arena on Sunday, a first win in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after draws against Austria and Russia.