Switzerland

Healthcare company Novartis has renewed its sponsorship of Swiss ice hockey team EV Zug for a further three seasons

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

The NFL, which had been much more cautious than other US pro leagues monetizing legalized sports betting, takes a big step into the space with its existing data distributor

The Swiss Attorney General’s (OAG) office has confirmed that charges have been filed by prosecutors in the country against three former German Football Association (DFB) executives in relation to a payment l…

Parent company of Infront, Ironman triathlon revises IPO target twice and then sees stock go even lower at the start of trading

The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation has awarded hosting rights for its 2023 World Championships to the Swiss resort town of St. Moritz

Transaction creates expanded talent and marketing agency representing 10 of world's top 100 golfers

The Laver Cup tennis tournament has today (Friday) announced an agreement with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) to make the event an official part of the annual ATP Tour calendar

The watchdog that acts to oversee Switzerland’s federal prosecutors has opened a probe into attorney general Michael Lauber over his handling of a four-year investigation into the governance of world f…

The Fifa Master at the Switzerland-based International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) placed third in the 2019 rankings, the first non-US course to finish in the top three since winning the rankings itself…

Ben Cohen, director of Wada’s (World Anti-Doping Agency) European office, describes how the AISTS (Académie Internationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sport) helped him on his current career path.

With Cybathlon already attracting global interest ahead of its October 2016 debut, could the event pose a threat to the Paralympic Games? Elisha Chauhan asked IPC (International Paralympic Committee) President Sir Philip Craven.

Elisha Chauhan looks at how event organisers and marketing agency H+H Management have approached the sale and distribution of commercial rights for the 2016 Cybathlon.

The organising committees of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne and the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris have signed a collaboration agreement designed to pool their respective…

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 Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games has appointed Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) to handle national and international communications

The world of Formula One has today (Wednesday) paid tribute after it was announced that former Ferrari chief Sergio Marchionne, a powerful figure in the automotive industry, has died at the age of 66

Roger Federer has commenced his title defence at the Wimbledon tennis championships by securing a lucrative new apparel deal with Japanese retailer Uniqlo.

The International Olympic Committee and the Global Association of International Sports Federations have teamed up to organise a new ‘Esports Forum’ that will take place next month in Lausanne.

Sion’s bid to host the 2026 winter Olympics has collapsed after the majority of voters in the Swiss canton of Valais refused to approve a financial commitment of CHF100m (€86m/$102m) towards the Games.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has filed a criminal complaint in Switzerland against ticketing exchange Viagogo over what it claims is a “breach of the law on unfair competition” relating to ticket resales for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has revealed plans to hold an esports summit with key players from the competitive gaming industry.

Swiss Olympic, the City of Sion and the Canton of Valais have reached an agreement in principle with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that will allow them to spread the financial obligations of bidding for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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.

Sion’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Friday) received a fresh boost after its home canton of Valais voted to support the effort by approving a funding package.

Zurich has signed a three-year extension to its hosting rights deal with Formula E, a move that will see an event from the electric car-racing series take place in the Swiss capital until at least 2027.

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.

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has renewed an endorsement deal with German automotive manufacturer Mercedes-Benz as he today (Monday) returns to the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings.

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup club rugby union competitions, has announced it will relocate its headquarters to Lausanne.

InfrontRingier, the Infront agency’s joint venture with Swiss media company Ringier, has been appointed as the exclusive marketing partner for Sion’s bid to host the 2026 edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Jürg Stahl, president of Switzerland’s National Olympic Committee, Swiss Olympic, has been installed as the new leader of Sion’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after Jean-Philippe Rochat resigned having been linked to the Panama Papers case.

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Swiss city of Basel will host the World Championships for para-badminton and able-bodied athletes in 2019, marking the first time that both events have been held concurrently in the same location.

Gian Franco Kasper has announced his intention to pursue a sixth term as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Eleven nations have submitted bids to host the European Handball Federation’s European Championships in 2022 and 2024, with several countries having teamed up on joint proposals.

Sion 2026 has hit back at a report stating that its bid for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will cost CHF2.4bn (€2.065bn/$2.406bn) versus the CHF1.98bn previously disclosed, stating that the new figures correspond with those presented to the Swiss government last week.

The Swiss government has given its backing to Sion’s proposed bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stating it will provide up to CHF995m (€872m/$1.04bn) to support the project.

The InfrontRingier Sports & Entertainment agency has elected to switch its new Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament to a different Swiss venue in order to tie in with surrounding events on the calendar.