- Bribery and racketeering cases.
While top level officials at the international governing body of association football, FIFA, and others face charges of bribery amounting to more than 150 million dollars, David Lynch, who coaches young soccer players for AIK in Stockholm, says the news came as no surprise to him.
- No support for Blatter.
After serious corruption charges against leader of the FIFA football organisation, the Swedish association supports the UEFA leadership in saying the planned congress, and election of a new FIFA president, should be delayed.
- Attracts people from different countries and backgrounds.
The Swedish Cricket Federation was celebrating at the weekend after the committee that governs sport in Sweden voted "yes" to giving it membership to the Swedish Sports Confederation. Although the proposal still needs to be put to a members vote at this weekend's annual general meeting, it seems that cricket will be welcomed into the Swedish sports fraternity.
- Breakaway republic's team played in southern Sweden.
The Somaliland national team played and won its first ever soccer match Saturday, beating a pick-up team of local Swedish players 1-0 in the small town of Vrigstad in Småland in southern Sweden.
- Richard Mengich and Worknesh Defaga win world's largest half marathon.
There were victories by Kenya and Ethiopia in this year’s Göteborgsvarvet half marathon.
- Not happened since 2008.
After a few years in the doldrums, Swedish men's tennis looks to be on the up, after two players qualified for the French Open on Friday. It's the first time that has happened in almost a decade.
- Worth SEK 200,000.
Stockholm city officials have formally withdrawn a grant pledged to the organizers of the Stockholm Marathon after the race sought to bill itself as a Nordic-only championship this year.
- Players feel unsafe and threatened.
As a new Australian study claims homophobia is widespread within the sports of rugby, cricket and football, a rugby player who has played for gay teams in Sweden says slurs are common in the game.
- Sweden blew 3-0 lead at ice hockey worlds
Canada came from behind to beat Sweden 6-4 in Wednesday night's clash of the heavyweights at the ice hockey world championship in Prague. Canada leads Group A with 12 points. Sweden and Switzerland are second with eight.
- Complaint not upheld.
Gothenburg’s Frölunda Hockey Club has been reported to the Discrimination Ombudsman because of its nickname and logo, which the complainant says are offensive.
- Points defeat.
While the eagerly anticipated Floyd Mayweather Jr - Manny Pacquiao super fight in Las Vegas was considered a let down by some, there was no shortage of action in another title fight taking place in Copenhagen. Unfortunately, Sweden's Klara Svensson lost her undefeated record, defeated on points to WBC light welterweight champion Erica Farias.
- Sweden hoping for two WBC champions.
The hugely anticipated "Fight of the century" is taking place in Las Vegas in the early hours of Sunday but for Swedish boxer, Klara Svensson, the world title fight of her dreams is happening in Copenhagen tonight.