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Ibrahimovic injured as PSG beat Bastia
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Ibrahimovic injured as PSG beat Bastia

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic appeared to strain a muscle in the early stages of PSG's clash against Bastia on Saturday which ended in a 2-0 win for the champions. READ  

Sweden's Bahta denies Hassan to claim gold
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Sweden's Bahta denies Hassan to claim gold

Sweden's Meraf Bahta held off a late challenge from hot favourite Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands to win the 5,000m final at the European Athletic Championships in Zurich on Saturday. READ  

Zlatan surprises disabled team with trip to Brazil
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Zlatan surprises disabled team with trip to Brazil

When Sweden's intellectually disabled Swedish football team couldn't scrape together enough money to fly to the World Championships in Brazil, they found an unexpected guardian angel in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. READ  

Zlatan hero and villain as PSG held
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Zlatan hero and villain as PSG held

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was at the centre of all the key events in PSG's opening match of the Ligue 1 season in Reims on Friday. READ  

Sweden's Ice Hotel to hold Arctic obstacle race
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Sweden's Ice Hotel to hold Arctic obstacle race

Sweden's Ice Hotel has announced plans (and a video) to launch a sub-zero obstacle course to mark its 25th birthday. READ  

'Zlatan looks set to keep rewriting history'
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'Zlatan looks set to keep rewriting history'

With a few seasons left in him yet, Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to keep rewriting football history, writes the AFP's Andy Scott. But whispers have arisen that the Swede is keen to return to Juventus. READ  

Swedish tennis ace thrilled to coach Federer
Swedish tennis ace Edberg coaching Federer, left. Photo: AP

Swedish tennis ace thrilled to coach Federer

Retired Swedish tennis player Stefan Edberg has confessed that he never could have imagined netting the lone coaching job for Swiss superstar Roger Federer at the Toronto Masters this week. READ  

Zlatan double as PSG win French Champions Cup
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Zlatan double as PSG win French Champions Cup

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a brace as French Ligue 1 title-holders Paris Saint-Germain added the Champions Trophy to their growing list of accolades in Beijing on Saturday. READ  

Top Brazilian football star signs for Malmö club
Marta celebrates after scoring in the 2014 Uefa Champions League Women's Final. Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Top Brazilian football star signs for Malmö club

Brazilian superstar Marta will be donning the colours of FC Rosengård this season with the Swedish club hoping the investment will keep them at the top of the women's game. READ  

Germany's Barthel wins Swedish Open
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Germany's Barthel wins Swedish Open

Germany Mona Barthel claimed the Swedish Open title on Sunday with a a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) win over South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers, her third career title. READ  

Gender roles 'entrenched' in Swedish football
Swedish national team coach Pia Sundhage. Photo: TT

Gender roles 'entrenched' in Swedish football

Swedish football coach Pia Sundhage has spoken out, the coaches concerned are under review and gender experts have warned that prejudice remains after two young players were accused of being boys. READ  

Youth football coach held over stabbing
The Gothia Cup 2014 opening ceremony. Photo: TT

Youth football coach held over stabbing

The 21-year-old coach of a boys football team competing in the Gothia Cup tournament in Gothenburg has been arrested on suspicion on suspicion of stabbing a person following a brawl with local youth. READ  

Young girl footballers accused of 'being boys'
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Young girl footballers accused of 'being boys'

Two 11-year-old girls playing for one of the winning teams at a beach football tournament in Åhus, southern Sweden, were hazed by the home team after accusations of being boys in disguise. READ  

Zlatan fails to sell mansion one year on

Zlatan fails to sell mansion one year on

The Swedish superstar has failed to sell his giant house in Malmö after more than a year on the market, with no one willing to pay the 30 million kronor ($4.3m) plus price mooted. READ  

Edberg renews Becker Wimbledon rivalry
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Edberg renews Becker Wimbledon rivalry

Swedish former tennis player Stefan Edberg will renew his rivalry with German Boris Becker at Wimbledon on Sunday, 24 years after their last clash and this time as coach to Swiss legend Roger Federer. READ  

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