Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens won matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sloane Stephens beat Timea Bacsinzsky after Viktorija Golubic upset Madison Keys in straight sets Saturday, leaving the United States and Switzerland tied 1-1 in their Fed Cup...
BERLIN (AP) — The German parliament has fined the far-right Alternative for Germany party more than 400,000 euros ($452,200) for accepting illegal campaign donations.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Amid IOC resistance to athlete activism, Olympic competitors have been urged to negotiate with national officials directly if they want to gain freedoms to promote...
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Winning her first title since 2012, Polona Hercog beat 17-year-old Iga Swiatek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a rain-delayed Samsung Open final on Sunday.
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss champion Young Boys has retained its title with eight matches still to play after second-placed Basel could only draw its game on Saturday.
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Wimbledon junior champion Iga Swiatek advanced to her first WTA tour final by beating Kristyna Pliskova 6-0, 6-1 in the Samsung Open semifinals on Saturday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With as few as six weeks left to save boxing's place at the 2020 Olympics, the governing body's new interim president is now in the IOC's home city for the final...
Swiss to vote on animal and human testing ban
GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss will get their say on whether to allow animal and human testing of products sold in the rich Alpine country, the government said Friday, after concerns were raised by those...
NIDWALDEN, Switzerland (AP) — A special counsel's office in Switzerland says it has closed an investigation into a regional prosecutor's links with FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
ZURICH (AP) — Former France midfielder Florent Malouda has learned via Twitter that he was fired by Swiss soccer club FC Zurich.
Malouda wrote "really I didn't know that..??" after Zurich's...
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have searched over a dozen offices and homes across the country as part of their investigation into a massive tax fraud going back more than a decade, officials...
Van Uytvanck’s loss extends run of different WTA winners
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — The season-long streak of having different winners at each WTA tour event will continue for another week after Alison Van Uytvanck lost in the second round of the...
Stephens, Keys to lead US against Switzerland in Fed Cup
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will lead the United States against Switzerland in the Fed Cup World Group playoffs at San Antonio.
Top-seeded Bencic loses in Samsung Open 1st round
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland lost to 182nd-ranked Antonia Lottner in the first round of the Samsung Open in front of her home crowd Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss prosecutors say they have returned some 365 million francs ($365 million) to Brazil so far in funds seized during investigations related to Brazilian construction company...
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Dani Cameranesi scored two goals and had an assist as the United States shut out Switzerland 8-0 Sunday at the women's world championship.
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Russia tops Switzerland 2-1 at women’s hockey worlds
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Russia defeated Switzerland 2-1 at the women's world hockey championship Friday, with Olga Sosina scoring on a power play with 36.8 seconds remaining.
Switzerland to represent US interests in Venezuela
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Switzerland has agreed to represent America's interests in Venezuela following the Trump administration's decision to withdraw its staff from the U.S....
GENEVA (AP) — Leaders of the top European leagues and clubs will hold talks next month on Champions League reforms that could cause a split at the upper level of soccer management.
GENEVA (AP) — Britons wondering what life could be like outside the European Union might consider how the Swiss, Turks or Norwegians have fared: They know well the benefits and headaches of being...
GENEVA (AP) — An international soccer body has several top elected officials under scrutiny by media at home and under investigation internationally.
The American women have beaten Canada in seven of the last eight world hockey championship finals, including a 3-2 overtime win two years ago in Michigan.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland opened play at the Volvo Car Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Australia's Destanee Aiava on Monday at the WTA's first clay-court...
Japanese swimmer Fujimori suspended during doping case
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of swimming says Hiromasa Fujimori has been provisionally suspended while suspected of doping.
Champions League debut drives Young Boys profit to $17M
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss champion Young Boys made a profit of 17 million Swiss francs ($17 million) in 2018 after playing in its first Champions League group stage.
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Russian makes $16M offer to help keep boxing in Olympics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Russian official has offered to pay the International Boxing Association's $16 million debt if the IOC keeps the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Rubin Kazan challenges UEFA club finance rules at CAS
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian soccer club Rubin Kazan has challenged a one-year ban from UEFA competitions for breaking financial fair play rules at the Court of Arbitration for...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing and three other sports have made the next move toward becoming medal events at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics has been confirmed after an IOC review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing body meets...
Soccer’s treatment of head injuries under new scrutiny
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — With soccer's treatment of head injuries again under scrutiny, Switzerland has withdrawn defender Fabian Schaer from its next European Championship qualifying...
FIFA to hear Chelsea’s transfer ban appeal on April 11
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA will hear Chelsea's appeal against a one-year transfer ban on April 11.
FIFA says Chelsea has received written reasons from its disciplinary panel for the...
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland defender Fabian Schaer will miss his team's next European Championship qualifier after playing despite a head injury in a 2-0 win at Georgia.
1 hiker killed, 1 injured after avalanche in Swiss Alps
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say one hiker has died and another has been injured following an avalanche high in the Alps in southwest Switzerland.
Swiss defender Schar plays on after severe head knock
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Defender Fabian Schar was apparently knocked out in a collision but got up and contributed to Switzerland's win over Georgia in European Championship qualifying on...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss soccer club Lausanne-Sport says it appointed CEO Bob Ratcliffe as president, days after club owner Ineos bought cycling's Team Sky.
Amateur boxing president steps aside during IOC inquiry
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With Olympic boxing under investigation by the IOC, the president of the sport's governing body said on Friday he was stepping aside to let an interim leader take...
Swiss prosecutors puzzling over motive in boy’s killing
BERLIN (AP) — The family of a seven-year-old boy stabbed to death in Switzerland as he walked home from school, apparently by an elderly woman he didn't know, expressed shock Friday over the...
GENEVA (AP) — Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 20-year-old American who was skiing off-piste has died after falling dozens of meters off a rocky cliff.
Sports court delays Semenya appeal verdict for 1 month
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — South African runner Caster Semenya will have to wait until the end of April to get a verdict in her challenge of IAAF rules seeking to control naturally high...
HINWIL, Switzerland (AP) — American teenager Juan Manuel Correa has joined the Alfa Romeo Formula One team as its development driver.
The 19-year-old Correa will also compete in the F2...
ZURICH (AP) — Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of Switzerland's opening 2020 European Championship qualifiers with an injury.
Shiffrin tops ski World Cup money list with record $885K
OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin earned a record 886,000 Swiss francs ($885,000) in prize money during the World Cup ski season.
SION, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss Football League says it supports a referee's decision to abandon the Sion-Grasshoppers game because of fans throwing fireworks on the field.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has given German skier Stefan Luitz his first World Cup win and 45,000 Swiss francs ($45,000) in prize money.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The longtime president of the International Table Tennis Federation has been banned following allegations he misused the organization's money.
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Wendy Holdener and Daniel Yule won the last two runs to help Switzerland come from behind and beat Norway in the final of the team skiing at the World Cup Finals on...