Sarah Sjöström became the seventh swimmer to win one of Sweden's most prestigious sports achievement awards, Bragdguldet, on Tuesday. The 22-year-old was recognised for her achievement at the World Swimming Championships in August, when she won five medals and twice broke the world record in the 100 meter butterfly.
- Fantastic year.
- Malmö FF 0-5 PSG
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his hometown return as the French champions PSG crushed Malmö FF 5-0 to go through to the last 16 of the Champions league.
- "It was magical."
"He is like family, and I love him," Coach Erik Hamrén summed up the feelings of many Swedes after Zlatan Ibrahimović's two-goal star performance in Copenhagen sent Sweden through to Euro 2016 at the expense of Denmark.
- 20:45 Denmark-Sweden (1-2 after first-leg).
After the Republic of Ireland became the 22nd team to book their place at Euro 2016, joining fellow play-off winners Hungary in the finals, tonight it's the turn of Sweden and Denmark to contest one of the final two spots for France next summer.
- Match in Solna.
Sweden was victorious Saturday night on home turf against Denmark, 2-1, in the first leg of the Euro 2016 qualifier that the rival teams are playing.
- "We are ready for the game".
The refugee crisis has put the focus on Sweden and Denmark and the bridge that divides these two Scandinavian neighbours. But on Saturday, for 90 minutes at least, it is all about football and the renewal of hostilities on the pitch as the 2016 European championships play-off, one of four first leg matches taking place at the weekend, kicks off at Friends Arena in Stockholm.
- Third in Group A.
Captain Markus Rosenberg's first-half goal was enough to give Malmö a 1-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk and its first points in Group A of the Champions League.
- Euro 2016:"Sweden has Zlatan but the rest of the players are about as interesting as a Saturday trip to Ikea"Historic rivalry.
The war of words and banter began immediately on both sides of the Öresund bridge after Sweden and Denmark were paired together in the play-offs for Euro 2016.
- Scandinavian football derby.
There is more than a place in the finals of Euro 2016 at stake when Sweden meets Denmark in next month's play-offs. There is prestige, honour and history between these two old neighbours and fierce football rivals.
- First tournament.
Paralympic gold medalists can be seen in action at the inaugural Swedish Open in wheelchair tennis in Uppsala this weekend.
- "Sweden has a chance if we get a good opponent in the playoffs and by that I really mean a bad team"(1:20 min)Russia holds onto second place.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in Sweden's 2-0 win over Moldova at Friends Arena Monday, but it was not enough to secure an automatic place in Euro 2016. Russia held onto second spot in Group G after beating Montenegro 2-0, meaning Sweden must settle for a playoff place next month.
- 2-0 win keeps hope alive.
Sweden's Friday night win over Liechtenstein has kept the Nordic nation on pace for a possible Euro 2016 qualification spot.
- Two catastrophic matches.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic faced the media on Tuesday, ahead of the two qualifying deciders for Euro 2016 and promised that "nothing" will stop him from taking Sweden into the finals in France next summer. He also responded to questions about "Zlatan the Movie".
- Emergency housing.
One-thousand new places are needed every day in order to accommodate refugees, according to the Migration Agency, and as Sweden's municipalities buckle down to figure out where to put up these newcomers, one solution has been to turn evacuation centers, like gyms, into temporary housing.
- Growing problem.
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.