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On James Bond mountain, Swiss cable car breaks down

While the view from the mountaintop is stirring, there was no word on whether the guests were shaken by the incident.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

French Open: Sara Errani doping suspension increased to 10 months by CAS

 Italian tennis player Sara Errani`s ban for an anti-doping violation has been increased from two to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Swiss-based tribunal said on Monday.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

FIFA files criminal complaint against online ticket seller Viagogo

Soccer's ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorised ticket resales at the World Cup in Russia starting next week.

Jun 05, 2018, 15:43 PM IST

Switzerland: Around 30 injured in train collision at Andermatt station

According to reports, around 100 people were on board during the accident.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Andrew Garfield to receive Zurich Film Festival's Golden Eye Award

British actor Andrew Garfield is all set to be honoured at this year's Zurich Film Festival.

Aug 30, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

A world first - This giant machine sucks CO2 directly from air

Developers say the Climeworks AG facility opened near Zurich last week can capture about 900 tons of CO2 from the air each year.

Jun 06, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Swiss police say Muslim prayer hall shooter found dead

Switzerland, a country of some eight million people, has some 450,000 Muslims, according to Swiss media.

Dec 20, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Ban-hit former FIFA President Sepp Blatter under fresh investigation over corruption

Blatter, 80, who is fighting to overturn his ban from football, declined to make comment about the latest case against him.

Sep 10, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Disgraced ex-CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb banned for life; Sepp Blatter hit with FIFA bribery probe

Webb was found guilty of charges including conflicts of interest and bribery and corruption.

Sep 09, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

Swiss village willing to pay £200,000 fine to keep 10 refugees out; fear sex attack on women, children

Their is one more reason which has led the super-rich of Switzerland’s Oberwil-Lieli village to vote ‘no’ in a referendum to accept just ten migrants and i.e. fear of sex attacks on their women and children.

May 30, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

Sri M hopes to take 'Walk of Hope' forward to benefit society

 After a marathon 16-month 'Walk of Hope' from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, social reformer and spiritual guide Sri M wants to use his experience to benefit society through initiatives which include setting up of mobile classrooms for underprivileged children.

May 06, 2016, 00:51 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi received bribe in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal: Subramanian Swamy

The VVIP chopper deal resurfaced after an Italian court last month referred to Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh among others in connection with the chopper deal.

May 03, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

FIFA congress: World football body passes landmark reforms on salary disclosure, human rights, women's football

Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016 is being held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

Feb 26, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Full List: World's 10 best places to live in

Vienna, a city of nearly 1.8 million people, is the world's best city, followed by Zurich, Auckland, Munich and Vancouver.

Feb 23, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

Know! Which is the world's best place to live in

Know about the world's 10 best cities to live in...

Feb 23, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Sepp Blatter to attend February 16 appeal hearing: Spokesman

Blatter`s hearing is scheduled 24 hours after that of fallen UEFA president Michel Platini, who is also appealing against his eight-year suspension.

Feb 05, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi presented with platinum football boots

Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi was presented with a specially crafted pair of platinum football boots by manufacturing major adidas.

Jan 13, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

Four-time winner Lionel Messi favourite to regain Ballon d'Or

The Argentine has been shortlisted for the award along with his Barca team-mate Neymar and Real Madrid front-man Cristiano Ronaldo.

Jan 11, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Michel Platini hits out at FIFA investigators

Blatter and Platini, both serving 90-day suspensions, deny any wrongdoing. But FIFA`s ethics commission has called for a life ban for Platini.

Dec 19, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

CONMEBOL gets new chief after FIFA arrests

Wilmar Valdez takes over as interim president from arrested Juan Angel Napout.

Dec 11, 2015, 23:21 PM IST