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Swimrun
Record win at Sweden's tough island race
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Record win at Sweden's tough island race

Two Swedes crushed last year's course record at the Swimrun world championship in Stockholm's archipelago on Monday. READ  

Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing
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Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing

Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia. READ  

Champions League
History repeats for Malmö fifty years later
Striker Magnus Eriksson during Malmö's 3-0 win over Salzburg in a Champions League qualifier. Photo: Björn Lindgren/TT

History repeats for Malmö fifty years later

Malmö's entry into the Champions League serves as a reminder of times gone by in European football. With Spain's champions bound for Sweden things just couldn't be better, writes contributor Lee Roden. READ  

Malmö end 14-year Champions League wait
Striker Magnus Eriksson sprints onto the pitch at the end of Malmö's 3-0 win over Salzburg in a Champions League qualifier. Photo: Björn Lindgren/TT

Malmö end 14-year Champions League wait

Malmö overpowered Salzburg on Wednesday night to become the first Swedish team to reach the Champions League since 2000. READ  

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
Photo: Per Larsson/TT

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
Photo: YouTube screenshot

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  

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25 August

Hit och dit, här och där (The Swedish Teacher) »

" Hej igen! A common challenge for Swedish language students are the location adverbs hit/här, dit/där, hem/hemma etc. Some of the location adverbs come in two versions. We should use one type of location adverb when we use a verb describes where we are, and we should use the other type of location adverb when we the verb..." READ »

 

25 August

The Dollar Store (Blogweiser) »

"A dollar store in Sweden. Blog post: http://t.co/tNuuvcP1q0 #USD #greenbacks #sweden #sverige pic.twitter.com/RHFAYf7U1k — Joel Sherwood (@joeldsherwood) August 23, 2014 There’s a chain here in Sweden called The DollarStore. This name always stood out to me in a country where they don’t use dollars. I went there for the first time this weekend. They actually accepted greenbacks..." READ »

 
 
 
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