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Switzerland & the World Cup

June 12, 2014, 1 Comment

They are known as the Nati and they’re in Brazil as the 6th seeds for the World Cup.

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One month until the House of Switzerland opens

June 20, 2012, 2 Comments

Only one month to go: on 20 July 2012 the House of Switzerland will open its doors in London.

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Swiss Watching trivia, No 21: Schwingen

August 21, 2010, 5 Comments

Imagine two men, each weighing 150kg, grappling to throw the other to the ground. It might sound like heavyweight karate but...

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Swiss Watching trivia, No 8: Roger Federer

August 8, 2010, 1 Comment

Binningen in the canton of Basel-Land isn’t exactly the best-known place in Switzerland. It’s a small community dating back to 1004

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When the Heidi Boys beat the fancied few

June 18, 2010, 3 Comments

Switzerland 1-0 Spain. A score-line that fairy tales are made of, at least for anyone Swiss, particularly given the background.

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Double trouble for Bern’s sporting fans

April 23, 2010, No comments

When people talk of a sporting double in Switzerland they usually mean the Super League and Schweizer Cup.

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Double gold for Swiss Olympic men

February 17, 2010, No comments

You might think that Switzerland has enough gold buried away in bank vaults under Zurich’s Paradeplatz, but it seems the Swiss can’t...

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First gold in 2010 Olympics to Switzerland

February 13, 2010, No comments

It could all be downhill from here for the Swiss Olympic team, but they have struck gold first and, even better, beat...

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Red Cross missing at Vancouver Olympics

February 10, 2010, No comments

Only two days to go before the Winter Olympics open, and I think some officials in Vancouver might be rushing out to...

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Swiss man wins the Lauberhorn

January 16, 2010, 1 Comment

This is the Swiss equivalent of a British win at Wimbledon: a Swiss man winning the premier ski event of the year, the Lauberhorn...

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