TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Sweden prevailed in a penalty shootout to edge host Finland 3-2 Wednesday for its fourth straight victory at the ice hockey world championship.
Emil Bemstrom was the only player to score in the shootout to lift Sweden to the top of Group B in Tampere with 11 points.
CAIRO (AP) — The son of Egypt's former president said Tuesday that he and family members were innocent of corruption charges made in international courts after the country’s 2011 popular uprising, after courts last month in Switzerland and the European Union ruled in the family's favor.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak has been given a one-year ban for displaying a symbol on his uniform supporting the invasion of Ukraine.
Kuliak had taped the “Z” symbol — seen on Russian tanks and military vehicles in Ukraine and embraced by supporters of the war — to his vest for a medal ceremony at a World Cup event in March.
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Former professional cyclist Danilo Hondo was banned Friday for blood doping revealed in an Austrian-led investigation and got a reduced sanction for his confession and cooperation.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say an investigation is underway after workers at a Nespresso warehouse in western Switzerland found 500 kilograms (over 1,100 pounds) of cocaine, with a street value of $50 million, as they unloaded coffee beans that had arrived by train.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur, who placed sixth at the Tokyo Olympics last summer, has tested positive for an anabolic steroid, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Wednesday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) _ Logitech International SA (LOGI) on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $108.2 million.
The Lausanne, Switzerland-based company said it had profit of 64 cents per share.
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Ending a 13-year wait for a league title, Zurich was crowned champion of Switzerland by winning 2-0 at second-place Basel on Sunday.
Zurich got goals late in the first half from Gambia forward Assan Ceesay and Serbian defender Nikola Boranijašević to move 16 points clear of Basel with four rounds left.
VILLARS-SUR-OLLON, Switzerland (AP) — Russian cyclist Aleksandr Vlasov won the six-day Tour de Romandie on Sunday after being fastest in the closing time-trial stage in the Swiss mountains.
It was a first career win on the World Tour for the 26-year-old Russian who can continue to compete in international races during Russia's war on Ukraine because he rides for a team registered in Germany.
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland’s new attorney general is pushing parliament to give his office more tools to fight white-collar crime.
The country's maximum financial penalty on corporations for wrongdoing is just 5 million Swiss francs ($5 million), and that's “ridiculous,” Stefan Blaettler said Friday in an interview on the sidelines of his first press conference as attorney general.
1015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) _ AC Immune SA (ACIU) on Thursday reported a loss of $18.2 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland-based company said it had a loss of 25 cents.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swimming’s world governing body FINA said Thursday it won't seek any extra punishment for a Russian swimmer who competed at the national championships while serving a ban for appearing at a rally in support of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (AP) _ Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $211.6 million.
The Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based company said it had net income of $1.09 per share.
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (AP) _ TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $560 million.
The Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based company said it had profit of $1.71 per share.
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) _ Novartis AG (NVS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $2.22 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Basel, Switzerland-based company said it had net income of $1.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Benfica is a European champion again — 60 years and 11 losing finals after the storied Portuguese soccer club’s last title in a UEFA competition.
Playing on Monday in its fourth final of the UEFA Youth League, Benfica routed Salzburg 6-0 to claim the trophy.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swimming's world governing body FINA is investigating after Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov competed at the national championships while serving a ban for appearing at a rally in support of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia has been stripped of hosting an event on figure skating’s Grand Prix circuit next season because of the country's war on Ukraine.
The International Skating Union said Monday it is looking for a replacement host for the Nov.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian Olympic gold medalist swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been banned from the sport for nine months for appearing at a rally in support of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is going back to Europe this fall for its first games outside of North America since the start of the pandemic.
The league on Thursday announced the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators will play two games in Prague in October and the Colorado Avalanche and Columbus Blue Jackets will play two games in Tampere, Finland, in November as part of the 2022 Global Series.
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities on Tuesday gave the green light for a pilot project under which a few hundred people in the city of Basel will be allowed to buy cannabis from pharmacies for recreational purposes.
TOKYO (AP) — Swiss President Ignazio Cassis said Monday his country has joined the international community in implementing tough sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, but that does not mean it has abandoned its traditional neutrality.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss prosecutors will not file any charges after concluding a decade-long investigation into alleged money laundering and organized crime linked to late former President Hosni Mubarak’s circles in Egypt, and will release some 400 million Swiss francs ($430 million) frozen in Swiss banks.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Atlético Madrid won’t have to close a section of its stadium for the Champions League game against Manchester City on Wednesday after a court blocked UEFA’s punishment for Nazi salutes by a fan.
GENEVA (AP) — Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will go on trial for fraud and other offenses in June, Switzerland’s federal criminal court said Tuesday.
The court set the trial to be heard before a panel of three judges on 11 days from June 8-22.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No. 4 seed Ons Jabeur continued her run of success the past two years at the Credit One Charleston Open, overcoming Amanda Anisimova 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A South American soccer official who was acquitted of a racketeering conspiracy charge in the United States has had his life ban by FIFA annulled and sent back for a fresh investigation.
PARIS (AP) — Former France great Michel Platini has filed a criminal complaint against FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
A statement on behalf of Platini, who previously served as president of UEFA and was Infantino’s boss at the time, was released Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane moved level with Bobby Charlton in second place on the all-time England men's scoring chart by slotting a penalty to seal a 2-1 victory against Switzerland in a friendly on Saturday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Skating Union has replaced its commentators at the figure skating world championships after an open mic picked up a demeaning remark directed at retired Canadian skater Meagan Duhamel.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss police say three adults and a child have died and a teenager was seriously injured after falling from a seven-story residential building Thursday in the lakeside town of Montreux.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian and Belarusian swimmers were banned Wednesday from competing at the world championships because of the war in Ukraine.
The sport's governing body, known as FINA, had broken with most other organizations by continuing to allow Russians and Belarusians to compete, though as “neutral athletes” without national symbols.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic weightlifting champion Nijat Rahimov was stripped of his 2016 gold medal and banned for eight years for doping on Tuesday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said the Kazakh lifter was guilty of “four urine substitutions” and disqualified from all his results since March 2016.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday dismissed a third request by the Russian soccer federation for urgent rulings to freeze FIFA and UEFA decisions before World Cup playoffs begin this week.
LONDON (AP) — Struggling for form at Manchester United, Marcus Rashford was overlooked again by England in its squad for upcoming friendly matches against Switzerland and the Ivory Coast.
Rashford hasn't played for his country since the European Championship final against Italy in July, when he was one of three England players to miss in a penalty-shootout loss.
COURCHEVEL, France (AP) — Vincent Kriechmayr won the super-G at the World Cup Finals on Thursday, one day after his downhill victory on the same Eclipse course that will stage the men’s races at the 2023 skiing world championships.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss swimming federation has threatened to boycott this year’s world championships if the sport’s governing body allows Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A multi-million dollar transfer dispute caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over a forward who no longer plays for either Leeds and Leipzig went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero has lost his appeal at Switzerland’s highest court trying to overturn a 20-year ban by FIFA for taking bribes worth millions of dollars.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Miss Ukraine winner on Tuesday described her journey with her young son to escape Kyiv and her homeland as Russian troops invaded the country last month, and called on countries to do more to arm her countrymen and women.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Russian soccer federation appealed Tuesday to have FIFA and UEFA bans on its teams frozen in a fast-track legal process and eventually overturned.
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Beating Manchester United in the Champions League proved to be the peak of David Wagner’s nine months coaching Swiss champion Young Boys that ended on Monday.
Wagner, a former United States international, was fired with the four-time defending Swiss champion trailing 15 points in second place behind leader Zurich.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak is expected to be investigated after displaying a symbol on his uniform supporting the invasion of Ukraine.
Kuliak taped the “Z” symbol — seen on Russian tanks and military vehicles in Ukraine and embraced by supporters of the war — to his vest for a medal ceremony at a World Cup event on Saturday in Doha, Qatar.
GENEVA (AP) — Former FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke and Qatari soccer executive Nasser al-Khelaïfi were back in a Swiss court Monday after federal prosecutors appealed against the verdicts in their September 2020 trial.
LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin stretched her lead in the overall World Cup standings Sunday by finishing fourth in a giant slalom after closest rival Petra Vlhová failed to finish the first run.
LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (AP) — After a stressful and surprisingly tough Beijing Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin is happy just to enjoy her skiing again.
That approach paid off Saturday as Shiffrin took a clear lead in the World Cup overall standings by placing second in a tricky super-G won by the unheralded Romane Miradoli.
LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer said Saturday any tournament comeback from his knee surgery last year will not be until at least the late summer.
The 40-year-old tennis great gave an update on his lengthy rehabilitation to Swiss broadcaster SRF when he attended a women's World Cup ski race at Lenzerheide, where he has a home.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang lost his final appeal against a ban for violating anti-doping rules, Switzerland’s highest court said Friday.
The Swiss Federal Tribunal dismissed the Chinese swimmer’s appeal against last year's Court of Arbitration for Sport verdict on legal process grounds.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Gruyere from Switzerland was named Thursday as the top cheese for the second consecutive time in the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin.
The cheese from Bern, Switzerland, made its maker, Michael Spycher of Mountain Dairy Fritzenhaus, a three-time winner.