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Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden, and Margot Wallström, the country’s foreign minister, have given their backing to Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. “

The executive council chairs of the three Swedish regions proposed to host the 2026 edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have published a joint letter of support for the bid

Lennart Johansson, the former president of Uefa, has died at the age of 89

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has awarded hosting rights for its World Championships between 2023 and 2025

Cycling bodies in Norway, Denmark and Sweden have joined forces to launch a UCI Women’s WorldTour event which they claim will be the Tour de France for female athletes.

The Stockholm Åre 2026 bid for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Tuesday) secured the crucial backing of the Swedish government as it prepares to enter its candidature file with the International …

The Italian government has officially signed guarantees in support of the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Latvia’s Prime Minister has also declared his…

The National Hockey League announced that the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it has received assurances of political backing for Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has said the bids for the 2026 winter Olympic Games reflect the “very positive impact” of the Agenda 2020 reform package after Stockholm-Åre and Milan-Cortina submitted thei…

The Italian government has granted approval to a joint bid from Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo for the 2026 edition of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has maintained Stockholm’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is in a “very good” position following meetings with city authorities, as officials prepa…

The National Hockey League will continue its European push by making plans to stage a season-opening game in Prague and another two matches in Stockholm next season

The bid committee for Stockholm’s effort to land the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it will stage immediate talks with the Swedish city’s government after a new coalition appeared to …

Helsingborg in Sweden has been assigned hosting rights for the 2019 European Curling Championships

Stockholm is set to stage the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships after the International Skating Union (ISU) awarded the Swedish capital provisional hosting rights for the event.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Tuesday) confirmed that seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) met the deadline to register official interest in hosting the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, ahead of a final decision in September 2019.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed details of its 2018 Global Series, the second year it will hold a set of games in Europe.

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the Swedish city of Östersund will host two of its major events in April 2018.

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) will hold talks with city officials in Stockholm today (Thursday) after the Social Democratic Party said a lack of broad political support and uncertainty over costs will lead them to end plans to bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has stepped up its efforts to take the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to Stockholm by appointing Richard Brisius to head up the project.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has announced that the Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will travel to the Swedish capital of Stockholm this November as part of the league’s Global Series initiative.

The NHL North American ice hockey league is set to return to staging overseas games by hosting events in Sweden and China next season, according to TSN.

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has today (Friday) said it will press on with a potential bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games led by Stockholm following favourable results presented by a feasibility study.

Swedish-based firm Aston Harald Sports, which organises sailing’s M32 Series, has announced that Marstrand will host the inaugural edition of a new event entitled the M32 World Championships.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that its European Olympic qualification tournament is to relocate to Halmstad in Sweden, due to ongoing concerns over security in Istanbul, the Turkish city where the event had been scheduled to take place next month.

The Ethiopian Anti-Doping Agency has said nine of the country’s runners, five of them “top athletes,” are under investigation for doping, while Ethiopian-born 1500 metres champion Abeba Aregawi has been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.

The Swedish city of Östersund will stage the 2016 Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships after being awarded hosting rights to the tournament by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Rally Sweden has agreed a three-year extension to its contract with the World Rally Championship (WRC) following a troubled staging of its 2016 edition that had called into question the event’s long-term viability.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has named Denmark, Sweden and Poland as hosts of three tournaments to determine the final qualifiers for the men’s national team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) has continued its investment in the eSports market by acquiring DreamHack, Scandinavia’s leading eSports company.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded its 2021 Men’s World Championship to Egypt, while the 2023 edition of the national team competition will be co-hosted by Poland and Sweden.