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Zlatan teams up with Dressman clothing chain
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action for PSG. Photo: TT

Zlatan teams up with Dressman clothing chain

Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has struck a deal with clothing chain Dressman, with plans announced to launch a new brand in the sporting department. READ  

Swede claims home win in World Cup slalom
Maria Pietilä-Holmner celebrates her victory on December 13th 2014. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

Swede claims home win in World Cup slalom

Maria Pietilä Holmner of Sweden provided a home win in the women's World Cup slalom at Åre on Saturday, holding on to her leading time from the first run in a closely-fought contest. READ  

Sweden's Zlatan scores but Paris club loses out
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Sweden's Zlatan scores but Paris club loses out

Barcelona came from behind to beat Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s PSG 3-1 on Wednesday in their Champions League Group F decider. But the Swedish striker scored for the first time against his former Spanish club. READ  

Malmö's European adventure ends in defeat
Malmö's Markus Rosenberg applauds the fans after his club's 4-2 defeat against Olympiakos on December 9th 2014. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

Malmö's European adventure ends in defeat

The Swedish champions won't be playing European football until next season, after losing their final Champions League group match against Olympiakos. READ  

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Swedes drawn in tough World Cup group

Swedes drawn in tough World Cup group

Sweden's top women footballers have been drawn in a devilish Group D with USA, Australia and Nigeria for the 2015 World Cup in Canada, prompting coach Pia Sundhage to bemoan the 'weird' seeding system. READ  

Sweden's Zlatan pushes PSG top in France
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Sweden's Zlatan pushes PSG top in France

Paris Saint-Germain moved into top spot in Ligue 1 on Saturday after a Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace was enough to secure a 2-1 win over Nantes 2-1 at the Parc des Princes. READ  

Swedish hockey legend Alfredsson calls it quits
Daniel Alfredsson speaks during an NHL hockey a news conference announcing his retirement on Thursday December 4, 2014 in Ottawa. AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld

Swedish hockey legend Alfredsson calls it quits

Sweden's Daniel Alfredsson, who starred for 17 years with the NHL's Ottawa Senators, returned to his adopted Canadian home on Thursday to formally announce his retirement. READ  

Zlatan backtracks on King's banquet snub
Zlatan Ibrahimovic shakes hands with Swedish King King Carl XVI Gustaf at Parc des Princes on December 2nd 2014. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Zlatan backtracks on King's banquet snub

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has spun on his goal-scoring heels and agreed to meet the Swedish King and Queen for a banquet in Paris, after previously turning down an invitation to dine with the royals. READ  

Zlatan refuses banquet with Sweden's King
Zlatan at an award ceremony last month. Photo: TT

Zlatan refuses banquet with Sweden's King

Sweden footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has turned down an invitation to dine with Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and France's President Francois Hollande on Tuesday night, according to reports in the French media. READ  

Malmö's Champions League bid ended
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez shakes off Malmö's Markus Halsti during the Italian side's victory on November 26th 2014. Photo:Andreas Hillergren/TT

Malmö's Champions League bid ended

The Swedish champions were defeated by the Italian side Juventus 0-2 at home and will need to win their last Champions League match in order to keep their hopes alive of playing in Europe. READ  

Swede Stenson defends DP World Tour title
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Swede Stenson defends DP World Tour title

Sweden's Henrik Stenson made two birdies on the final two holes to successfully defended his title at the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Sunday by two shots. READ  

Swede Stenson on track for Dubai defence
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Swede Stenson on track for Dubai defence

Swedish world number four Henrik Stenson is on course to successfully defend his title at the DP World Tour Championship, the red-hot Rafael Cabrera-Bello may still pose a threat after Saturday's third round. READ  

Ibrahimovic returns as PSG claim top spot
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Ibrahimovic returns as PSG claim top spot

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his first start for two months as Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain went top for the first time this season with a 3-2 win at mid-table Metz on Friday night READ  

Sport
Sweden suspend NBA star over assault charge
Sweden's Jeffery Taylor (14) in action against Turkey in 2013. AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis

Sweden suspend NBA star over assault charge

The Swedish Basketball Federation has slapped a one-year ban on suspended Sweden basketball player Jeffery Taylor who holds dual US-Swedish citizenship and is at the centre of a probe into a domestic assault charge in Michigan. READ  

Sport
Sweden sink to French defeat without Zlatan
Sweden's Pierre Bengtsson and France's Andre-Pierre Gignac clash in the match on November 18th 2014. AP Photo/Claude Paris

Sweden sink to French defeat without Zlatan

The national side were without their talisman for the friendly against France and came up short against the Euro 2016 hosts. READ  

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