Ever wonder how the Swiss pursue their passion for sports? From fans to players to international organizations, Switzerland has a thriving sports scene. Watch the Sports Report to get insider insights on the athletic side of Switzerland.

Matt Leighton
The highs and lows of slacklining
The popularity of slacklining has grown at a lightning pace, with longer, higher and faster ruling the day. We talked to the Swiss-based International Slackline Association to find out how they are working on international standards to promote safety in the sport.
Matt Leighton
Fun in the mud
This Saturday, up to 5,000 people will take part in Mud Day Swiss, a grueling 13 kilometer obstacle race in Vaud. What is the history of Mud Day, who organizes it, and what are the financials involved for such an event?
Matt Leighton
Yes, there’s polo in Switzerland and its popularity is growing
Polo has great, untapped commercial potential in Switzerland, according to Martin Luginbühl, the president of the Swiss Polo Association. He’s using his experience in Formula 1 to implement a three-point plan, which will also tap into the large online community of polo enthusiasts here. martin-luginbuehl-polo-in-switzerland-and-its-popularity-is-growing
Matt Leighton
How skier Andri Ragettli sparkles on the slopes—and on social media
Andri Ragettli, the 20-year-old medal-winning freestyle skier from Graubunden, is wildly popular on social media. In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland, he discusses how he plans to manage his burgeoning career and capitalize on his international reputation.
Matt Leighton
Would you dare attempt the Eiger Ultra Trail?
The Eiger Ultra Trail, now in its sixth running, is a 101 kilometer race up and down 6,700 meters of stunning mountain terrain in Grindelwald. It's a sporting and human challenge that attracts some of the world's toughest athletes. Find out more about this thrilling alpine race.
Hannah Wise
"Big clubs also have their eyes on Swiss players"
The World Cup is a golden opportunity for new talent to take center stage and make an impact on the transfer market. For Franco Moretti, vice director at International Football Management, the world's biggest football event won't have an impact on transfer fees.
Matt Leighton
Swiss rugby club makes waves in France
Servette Rugby Club is climbing up the French divisions at a rapid pace. How is this possible, and what are its ambitions? It's not all about winning, as 80 percent of the budget is allocated to youth rugby and spreading the word on the values of the game.
Matt Leighton
Why Switzerland's top female rower is shunning the 2018 Swiss Rowing Championships
This weekend, the Swiss Rowing Championships will take place in Lucerne. World champion Jeannine Gmelin, however, has decided to compete in the legendary Henly Royal Regatta instead. But, as Matt Leighton explains, she'll be back.
Matt Leighton
The world's oldest international trampoline event is in town, and it's about much more than just bouncing
The 50th Nissen Cup is the oldest international trampoline competition, and this weekend it takes place in Arosa. Find out all about the competition, organization, and the fun to be had for the athletes and fans alike.
Matt Leighton
What's hot and what's not at the World Cup
The group stage of the 2018 World Cup is behind us now and it's raised all sorts of interesting questions. Has the fan experience lived up to or even surpassed expectations? Has the VAR system caused more problems than it's solved? Can the Swiss team—the "Nati"—be proud of its performance thus far or can it actually go on to win the tournament? And is it a good idea to introduce 48 teams for the 2026 World Cup? All this and more in tonight's sports report.
Matt Leighton
Gigathlon hits Arosa and Davos
Something to hold you over until next week's World Cup match between Switzerland and Sweden: The ultimate test of physical endurance is taking place in Arosa and Davos this weekend. The Gigathlon will see 2,500 athletes swimming, running and cycling until exhaustion. Matt Leighton tells us all about it.
Matt Leighton
World Cups runneth over
The football World Cup is grabbing all the global headlines, but there's another World Cup going on at the moment: the Canoe Slalom World Cup. Here's a look behind the scenes.

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