World champions Germany took a significant step towards the one major trophy they have never won when they reached the Olympic women's football semi-finals after beating Sweden 2-0 in Beijing on Friday.
Popular Swedish athlete and former Olympic heptathlon champ Carolia Klüft has failed to qualify for the final of the triple jump event at the Beijing games.
Swedish tennis doubles pairing Simon Aspelin and Thomas Johansson have qualified for the final after securing victory in the longest three-set men's match in Olympic history.
Yet another Swedish report proves that Swedish women draw the short straw when it comes to pensions, which are only worth 80-90 percent of men's on average.
Signal boxes located at pedestrian crossings in countries all over the world are designed to spread the word of God, the product's Swedish manufacturer has revealed.
Six young men have been detained in custody charged with serious weapons crime after police seized large quantity of weapons and explosives outside Stockholm.
Flat-pack furniture giant Ikea launched its new catalogue on Thursday amid much coverage in the Swedish national press.
Sweden's Greco-Roman wrestling star Ara Abrahamian is to face disciplinary action for leaving the podium in the middle of Thursday's presentation ceremony and throwing away his bronze medal.
A couple charged with raping and torturing a woman over a period of several days claim their 'victim' was a willing participant in the sex games.
Sweden's Peter Hanson shot a first round 66 on Thursday to jump into a shared lead with Pedro Linhart and Nick Dougherty at the SAS Masters in Stockholm.