With the temperature in Stockholm hitting 32C on Tuesday, hotter than Rome, many Swedes are heading to the bathing spots that dot the country, including in the capital city itself.
- 40th annual.
Some 20,000 runners will hit the streets this Saturday for the Stockholm Marathon that promises some unseasonably warm temperatures.
A new course this fall will help non-Swedish speakers get their hunting license.
- In Budapest.
Swedish swimming superstar Sarah Sjöström set three new records on Monday when she took gold in the 100m butterfly at the FINA World Championships.
- 'Blåbär' or 'bilberries'.
Inexperienced climbers are plaguing the mountain rescue team at Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain, with almost daily calls for help, often for as little as a twisted knee.
- 58 participants.
The Paralympics begin in Brazil today, and during the next two weeks Sweden is hoping to beat its score of 12 medals taken in London 2012.
- Return from Rio.
Sweden's olympic medallists were welcomed home and honoured on stage in Stockholm's Kungsträdgården park on Sunday.
- "Super Sara".
She knew she would win, all she wondered is whether it would be a world record, says the head of Sarah Sjöström's swimming club, Cecilia Loqvist.
- Hedelin's dreams realized.
Two young Swedes have been signed to play in the National Football League (NFL) in the US.
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.
- 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.
- European Short Course Championships
Sarah Sjöström won gold in the 50m butterfly at the European Short Course Championships in Israel, Thursday.
- Fantastic year.
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.