Top athletes are set to compete in this weekend’s Lausanne Swim Cup. Just as a battle shapes up for the future of elite swimming, another battle is building between the International Swimming Federation and the International Swimming League.
Back in 1893, a pair of Swiss-made skis cost a mere 20 Swiss francs, the equivalent of a few nights in a fine hotel at the time. Find out how the passionate members of the Kandahar-Club Hirsegg are keeping old traditions alive.
The Special Olympics are about to begin in Abu Dhabi, and it’s an opportunity for 94 Swiss athletes to experience the trials and tribulations of international competition. Matt Leighton talks strategy, medal potential, and what it takes to get the athletes ready.
Switzerland has a glorious past with the Olympic bobsleigh, but here we look at the next generation. Will Swiss sliding find a female athlete to compete in the inaugural monobob at the 2022 Beijing Olympics?
A team of 100 Swiss students have descended on Krasnoyarsk, Russia, for the Universiade. Though the Russian team has dominated the multisport event, the Swiss team has certainly made its mark, as Matt Leighton explains.
After a thrilling regular season in Swiss ice hockey that drew two million fans, the second-best ever, it’s officially playoff time. And as always, that means plenty of tension, excitement, and a really nice payday for some, as Matt Leighton explains.
Rugby is no longer just a game for expats, says Veronika Muehlhofer, CEO of Swiss Rugby Union. There are now 5,000 registered players in Switzerland. So could there be a Swiss rugby team in Paris for the 2024 Olympic games? “It’s a dream, but not an unrealistic one,” she says.
The first edition of the Eco-Trophée des Neiges took place at Champex-Lac in Valais. Electric cars on a frozen lake, was it a success? Organizer and entrepreneur Simon Tournay believes it was and has plans to expand in 2020.
Switzerland’s cricket season kicks off on April 1, but for fans in need of a warm-up there was plenty of action in February as St. Moritz Cricket hosted a tournament on a frozen lake. So what’s the outlook for the sport both on and off the ice?
The Freestyleshow in Sörenberg began modestly with a group of friends who shared a vision and has since grown into an event with 2,500 fans and counting—all in just eight years. Matt Leighton gives us a glimpse into the thriving sports show in the canton of Lucerne.