FIFA official Julio Rocha agrees to extradition from Switzerland to Nicaragua
FIFA official Julio Rocha agrees to extradition from Switzerland to Nicaragua

Julio Rocha, the former head of the Nicaraguan Football Federation who was one of seven FIFA officials detained in Switzerland in May, has agreed to be extradited to his home country, the Swiss justice ministry said Friday.

Russia summons Kremlin foe Khodorkovsky`s father for questioning

Russian investigators have called in the elderly father of arch-Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky for questioning, the former oil tycoon`s press service said Wednesday.

FIFA scandal: Brazilian senators to head to US, Switzerland, in soccer probe
FIFA scandal: Brazilian senators to head to US, Switzerland, in soccer probe

A Brazilian Senate committee investigating corruption in soccer will send three of its members to Switzerland and Miami to interview key players charged in a massive bribery scandal.

Spain`s Picasso `national treasure` seized by French customs
Spain`s Picasso `national treasure` seized by French customs

A Picasso worth 25 million euros and considered a national treasure by Spain -- which had barred the painting`s export -- has been seized from a boat in Corsica, French authorities said Tuesday.

FIFA hires crisis consultants as first official extradited to US
FIFA hires crisis consultants as first official extradited to US

Swiss authorities extradited to the United States the first of seven current and former FIFA officials arrested in a corruption investigation while world football`s governing body hired a New York-based crisis communications firm to help handle multinational probes and try to restore its tarnished image.

Helicopter crashes near Swiss tourist spot Lauterbrunnen

A helicopter crashed on Tuesday in the area around Lauterbrunnen, a popular Swiss tourist destination near the Jungfraujoch glacier, police said.

Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more 'suspicious activity' reports
Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more 'suspicious activity' reports

Switzerland now has 81 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA`s decisions to let Russia and Qatar run the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general`s office said on Sunday.

Drone postal deliveries begin in Switzerland

Wondering where your package is? Look up!

Swiss railway posts 'how-to' toilet signs for Asian tourists

 Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how to sit on a toilet seat.

Switzerland to extradite Bosnian Muslim war crimes suspect

Switzerland on Thursday authorised the extradition of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric to Bosnia rather than Serbia, which had issued the war crimes warrant for his arrest.

Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei
Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei

Mainz have recruited Switzerland international midfielder Fabian Frei with immediate effect, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset
Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic, the cosmopolitan Frenchwoman with two Grand Slam doubles titles and a liking for grass, produced her second successive upset at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham on Thursday.

Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach
Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Switzerland international striker Josip Drmic has left Bayer Leverkusen for Borussia Moenchengladbach, his new club said on Wednesday.

Swiss prosecutor says seized 9 terabytes of FIFA evidence
Swiss prosecutor says seized 9 terabytes of FIFA evidence

Switzerland`s attorney general said on Wednesday his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at world soccer`s governing body FIFA.

Swiss prosecutors probe 53 `suspicious` FIFA transactions
Swiss prosecutors probe 53 `suspicious` FIFA transactions

Swiss prosecutors are investigating 53 "suspicious" banking relations as part of its inquiry into FIFA and bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids, the attorney general said Wednesday.

Cameroon join Japan in last 16 of Women`s World Cup
Cameroon join Japan in last 16 of Women`s World Cup

Surprise African newcomers Cameroon joined reigning champions Japan in the last 16 of the Women`s World Cup on Tuesday after beating Switzerland 2-1 in their final Group C game.

European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history
European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history

Switzerland`s women`s mountain bike world champion Jolanda Neff wrote herself a little chapter of sporting history on Saturday when she became the first ever European Games gold medalist in Baku.

Swiss flies out opposition journalist hiding at its Baku embassy
Swiss flies out opposition journalist hiding at its Baku embassy

Switzerland has flown out of Azerbaijan an opposition journalist who had been sheltering for 10 months at its embassy in Baku, officials said Saturday, a day after the inaugural European Games opened in the tightly-controlled ex-Soviet country.