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Zlatan breaks internet in Malmö rush for tickets
Former Malmö player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Audun Braastad/NTB scanpix/TT

Zlatan breaks internet in Malmö rush for tickets

23 hours ago

The excitement in Malmö knew no limits after its football champions were drawn in the same Champions League group as Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Paris Saint-Germain.

New pole vault record but no medal for Swede
Sweden's Angelica Bengtsson. Photo: TT/AP/Andy Wong

New pole vault record but no medal for Swede

2 days ago

Swedish athletics star Angelica Bengtsson set a new Swedish pole vault record of 4.70 metres at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, but failed to take home a bronze for the Nordic nation.

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Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victory
Malmö FF coach Åge Hareide hugs Yoshimar Yotún. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT

Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victory

3 days ago

Swedish star footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic was among those celebrating after his former Malmö club overturned a deficit against Celtic to reach the Champions League for the second year running.

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Malmö fans vow to 'blow Scots off the pitch'
Malmö FF lost by 3-2 to Celtic in the Champions League play-off on Wednesday. Photo: AP Photo/Scott Heppell

Malmö fans vow to 'blow Scots off the pitch'

August 24, 2015

Malmö are looking ahead to their chance to gain revenge against Celtic in their second clash with the Glaswegians in the Champions League play-off on Tuesday.

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Malmö keep Champions League hopes alive
Malmö's manager Age Hareide celebrates Jo Inge Berget scoring his goal. Photo: Scott Hepell/AP/TT

Malmö keep Champions League hopes alive

August 20, 2015

The Swedish champions lost 3-2 in the first leg of their play-off round match against Celtic on Wednesday, but dealt a blow to the Scottish side with an incredible late comeback.

Champions League
Malmö warm up for Champions League clash
Sweden's Malmö FF team after they defeated Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League qualifiers. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT

Malmö warm up for Champions League clash

August 18, 2015

Malmö are gearing up for a tough battle as the southern Swedish team head to Glasgow to face Scotland champions Celtic for the first leg of a crucial Champions League play-off round on Wednesday.

Swedish referee sends off own Facebook page
Mohammed Al-Hakim. Photo: Thomas Johansson/TT

Swedish referee sends off own Facebook page

August 14, 2015

A Swedish football referee became a global celebrity this week after a Facebook page where he explained his decisions went viral. But Mohammed Al-Hakim has now closed it down after becoming overwhelmed by its success.

Euro 2016
Swede to coach failing Finnish national side
Hans Backe at a press conference in London in 2011. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/TT

Swede to coach failing Finnish national side

August 12, 2015

Swedish football coach Hans Backe, who has previously worked with top English Premier League, US and Danish clubs has been picked to coach Sweden's struggling eastern neighbour.

Sweden's Sjöström secures world fly double
The Swede has also broken two records during the championship. Photo: Michael Sohn/ AP /TT

Sweden's Sjöström secures world fly double

August 09, 2015

Sweden's Sarah Sjöström became the first female swimmer to win both butterfly sprint titles at a world championships when she added the 50-metre crown to her 100-metre title while competing in Kazan on Saturday.

Sweden's golden girl swims to new record
Swedish champion Sarah Sjöström. Photo: AP Photo/Sergei Grits

Sweden's golden girl swims to new record

August 03, 2015

Sweden's Sarah Sjöström broke the women's 100 metre butterfly world record for the second time in 24 hours to win gold in the final at the world swimming championships on Monday.

Swedish swimmer smashes butterfly record
Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjöström. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

Swedish swimmer smashes butterfly record

August 03, 2015

Swedish swimming champion Sarah Sjöström broke the women's 100m butterfly record on Sunday as China’s Sun Yang and America’s Katie Ledecky kept their 400m freestyle titles at the World Championships.

'I try to shape my boys into something'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, right, and his partner Helena Seger. Photo: AP Photo/Francois Mori

'I try to shape my boys into something'

July 28, 2015

Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has spoken about how he is trying to raise his sons to walk in his footsteps.

Sweden footballers claim another Euro triumph
Sweden celebrates after beating Spain. Photo: AFP/TT

Sweden footballers claim another Euro triumph

July 28, 2015

Sweden was still celebrating on Tuesday after its under-19 women's team triumphed against Spain in the European championship final, claiming the Nordic country's second such title.

Swedes celebrate home win at Swedish Open
Johanna Larsson celebrates her win. Photo: Bjön Larsson/TT

Swedes celebrate home win at Swedish Open

July 20, 2015

Sweden's successful sporting summer continued over the weekend with homegrown talent Johanna Larsson winning the country's biggest tennis tournament, the Swedish Open, for the first time.

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open
Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka hug following their Wimbledon quarter-final match. Photo: Bob Martin/AELTC

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open

July 17, 2015

World number one and six-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has spoken about how an elbow injury forced her to pull out of the Swedish Open in Båstad at the last minute.

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