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Switzerland

Syria peace talks to end with mutual agenda: Diplomats

It was not immediately clear whether the issue of fighting terrorism would be part of the terms.

03 Mar 2017 9:11 PM

Swiss mosque gunman an 'occult-obsessed killer'

The black-clad assailant committed suicide after Monday's spree and his body was found on a nearby river bank, police said.

21 Dec 2016 9:36 AM

Switzerland prayer hall shooter found dead

Most of those at the Islamic Centre were from North Africa, Somalia and Eritrea, according to the ATS news agency.

21 Dec 2016 2:34 AM

Ban reduced, Maria Sharapova eyes April return

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban on Tuesday as one of the “happiest days” of her life, immediately targeting a return to action in April 2017.

05 Oct 2016 7:38 AM

IOC urges sweeping reforms

The World Anti-Doping Agency has this month been the target of hacking, but also finds itself in the crosshairs of an Olympic family demanding widespread reform in the battle against banned drugs in

23 Sep 2016 12:27 AM

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Genetic doping, the ‘sea serpent’ of cheating

How big a threat is genetic doping to clean competition in sport

31 Jul 2016 1:45 AM

Seven more Russians banned, number is now 20

Seven athletes including a canoeing gold medallist became the latest Russian competitors to be banned from next month’s Rio Olympics after an explosive report revealed state-run doping across Russian

27 Jul 2016 6:51 AM

No total Rio ban on Russia, IOC leaves it to federations

The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban ove

25 Jul 2016 6:49 AM

Relief for Russia, but strict criteria for athletes

The International Olympic Committee will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes’ participation

25 Jul 2016 1:33 AM

Rio Games: Sports tribunal upholds Russia ban

The international sports tribunal on Thursday rejected an appeal by 67 Russian athletes seeking to overturn an IAAF doping ban on them competing at the Rio Olympics.

21 Jul 2016 11:30 PM

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IOC to take a week to decide on Olympic ban

Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov, 2015 world champion, competes in the men’s 110m hurdles final at a national event in Zhukovsky on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

21 Jul 2016 2:37 AM

Semi-autonomous tech helps Land Rover Discover Sport pull 100-tonne train

Land Rover stopped people in their tracks as the Discovery Sport SUV towed three luxury train carriages weighing more than 100 tonnes along a railway track in a demonstration of towing capability.

20 Jun 2016 5:31 AM

Pro boxers get nod for Rio Olympics

Professional boxers can compete at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the sport’s governing body ruled in a landmark decision on Wednesday.

01 Jun 2016 11:38 PM

IOC discovers 23 more dope cheats

The International Olympic Committee on Friday reported 23 new doping failures from retests on 265 samples from the 2012 London Games.

28 May 2016 3:47 AM

More shockers soon: IOC

The IOC will announce in one week how many new doping failures from the 2012 London Olympics have been found in retesting of samples, officials said Wednesday.

19 May 2016 2:53 AM

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Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Blatter was banned from soccer activities for ethics violations in December along with Michel Platini.

16 Apr 2016 11:45 AM

Charlie Chaplin museum springs to life in Switzerland

Imagine moving along the cogs within giant machinery like Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times, or tumbling inside a cabin teetering on the edge of a cliff as he did in Gold Rush.

15 Apr 2016 3:28 AM

HS Prannoy pockets Swiss Open title

Up and coming shuttler H.S.

21 Mar 2016 5:51 AM

Saina and Company set sights on Swiss Open

Two-time winner Saina Nehwal and defending champion K.

15 Mar 2016 1:21 AM

Fifa still undecided on reform panel

Fifa is still considering setting up an independent panel to oversee its reform effort, a move requested by world football’s top corporate sponsors, the head of Fifa’s reform committee Francois Carrar

06 Mar 2016 5:38 AM

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