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Zlatan makes comeback after 'France is sh*t' ban
Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: AP Photo/Christophe Ena

Zlatan makes comeback after 'France is sh*t' ban

Sweden's controversial star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sparked Paris Saint Germain's 2-0 win at Nantes in Ligue 1 on Sunday, on his return to the football pitch after a three-match ban for a foul-mouthed rant in which he blasted his host country as "shit". READ  

Sweden's top woman footballer to quit game
Therese Sjogran is set to quit. Photo: TT

Sweden's top woman footballer to quit game

UPDATED: Therese Sjögran, Sweden's most-capped woman footballer, will bring down the curtain on her career after this year’s World Cup in Canada, she has announced. READ  

Sweden's Zlatan set to stay on with Paris side
Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona last week. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/TT

Sweden's Zlatan set to stay on with Paris side

Sweden's top striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to remain with his French club side Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), the club's owner has announced. READ  

Sweden's Eriksson joins England foreigner row
Sven-Göran Eriksson at a press conference in Shanghai last year. Photo: TT

Sweden's Eriksson joins England foreigner row

Former England manager, Sweden's Sven-Göran Eriksson has said he supports proposals to limit the number of foreign players allowed to play for football teams in England, even if that means fewer Swedish stars joining the Premier League. READ  

Zlatan's French rant ban reduced to three matches
Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Anders Wiklund/TT

Zlatan's French rant ban reduced to three matches

Controversial Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ban for his foul-mouthed rant at a referee in which he blasted France as a “shit country” has been reduced from four matches to three, French newspaper Le Parisien reported on Friday. READ  

Zlatan outburst leads to French TV boycott
Zlatan (left) playing on April 11th. Photo: TT

Zlatan outburst leads to French TV boycott

UPDATED: Top French clubs Paris Saint Germain and Marseille are boycotting a leading French broadcaster for showing film of incidents which led to bans for star Swedish player Zlatan Ibrahimovic and French international Dimitri Payet. READ  

Zlatan past 100 mark with impressive hat-trick
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a match against Marseille earlier this week. Photo: AP Photo/Claude Paris

Zlatan past 100 mark with impressive hat-trick

Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 100th goal for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, with an impressive hat-trick that sent the team to a 4-1 French Cup semi-final victory over Saint-Etienne as their epic quest for a four-trophy sweep continued apace. READ  

Zlatan outburst greeted with shrug at home
France is appalled by Zlatan's outburst while the Swedes mostly shrug their shoulders. Photo: AFP

Zlatan outburst greeted with shrug at home

Star Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces a French disciplinary commission next week as a result of a foul-mouthed outburst he made in March. But Swedes seem largely unconcerned by it all, seeing the Paris Saint-Germain star as a straight-talking underdog. READ  

Canadian star sought for Sweden hockey attack
André Deveaux (left), Jens Hellgren and Mike Vernace celebrate a 0-2 win over Västerås on Sunday. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT

Canadian star sought for Sweden hockey attack

A Swedish prosecutor has ordered the arrest of Canadian ice hockey player André Deveaux after he was caught on video violently slashing an opponent in a pre-game warm-up for his club side in Ängelholm. READ  

Zlatan defends France jibe on home soil
Zlatan at a press conference in Stockholm on Wednesday. Photo: TT

Zlatan defends France jibe on home soil

Sweden's star striker has insisted he enjoys living in France and won't be dragged down by critics, while speaking at a press conference ahead of his national side's European Championship qualifier against Moldova on Friday. READ  

Zlatan handed ban over Chelsea match red card
Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts after having fouled Chelsea's Oscar. Photo: AP Photo/Alastair Grant

Zlatan handed ban over Chelsea match red card

Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the first leg of his Paris Saint-Germain team's Champions League quarter-final after being banned for one match for his sending-off in the last round against Chelsea. READ  

France jibe could lead to sanctions for Zlatan
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic during happier times in Paris. Photo: TT

France jibe could lead to sanctions for Zlatan

UPDATED: Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face sanctions from football authorities after calling France a ‘shit country’ following a game with his French club side PSG. READ  

Dead Ski World Cup man was on geocaching trip

A man who was found dead in the town currently hosting the Ski World Cup on Tuesday had been geocaching, a kind of scavenger hunt done using GPS, police believe. READ  

US party after surprise ski cup win in Sweden

The Ski World Cup held in Sweden has created a buzz on the other side of the pond. A flurry of congratulations has been pouring in on social media after two American skiers historically took to the podium alongside Swedish champion Charlotte Kalla. READ  

Zlatan scores with UN food tattoo campaign

Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has gone viral again, this time for stripping off his shirt in a game for his French club PSG, in a move which turned out to be a stunt designed to boost support for a UN anti-hunger campaign. READ  

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