A medal for Switzerland

Orienteering – The Swiss men’s team with Daniel Hubmann, Florian Howald and Matthias Kyburz won the bronze medal at the European Orienteering Championships in Rakvere (Estonia). The Swiss men were beaten by the superior Norwegians (gold) and the Swedes (silver), who even brought two teams ahead of the Swiss relay. “After the difficult preparation and […]

Swiss film in the Locarno Critics’ Week

Locarno Film Festival – The Bernese documentary filmmaker Jan Baumgartner accompanied forensic experts in Bosnia-Herzegovina in identifying bones from mass graves. “The DNA of Dignity” will premiere on Sunday during Critics’ Week in Locarno. Baumgartner already dealt with the consequences of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the short film “Talking Soil” (Sprechendes Erdreich), which first […]

Imitation of human voices | Abroad

Technology – Amazon has developed software that can mimic a human’s voice from less than a minute of speech. The online group demonstrated on Thursday how a networked loudspeaker with the language assistant Alexa reads the book “The Wizard of Oz” to a boy with his grandmother’s voice. The fact that the online company brought […]

For the first time an Amazon wins | Sports at home/abroad

Riding – With Barbara Schnieper, an Amazone wins the Swiss Cup final, which has been held since 1979 and is part of the CSIO St. Gallen, for the first time. Second place went to Steve Guerdat on Sunday, third was Elian Baumann. Six couples remained flawless in the first round in the best conditions. Just […]

Crowdfunding is growing significantly in Switzerland

Crowdfunding – Raising money via crowdfunding is more popular in Switzerland than ever before. Especially in real estate, “swarm financing” gained in importance. In the current year, the billion mark is to be cracked for the first time. According to a study by the Institute for Financial Services Zug (IFZ) at the Lucerne University of […]

The perfect mix of Nadal and Federer

ATP Tour – Carlos Alcaraz is stirring up the tennis world like no teenager since Rafael Nadal. His Spanish compatriot is his role model in terms of intensity, but playfully he emulates Roger Federer. Severin Lüthi was deeply impressed in 2019 when he left the field at Wimbledon. The Swiss Davis Cup captain had trained […]

Switzerland meets Portugal at the European Championship

Women’s European Championship – The Swiss women’s national team knows their first opponents at the upcoming European Championships in England. She meets Portugal on July 9 at the start of the preliminary round in Group C. Portugal move up after UEFA decided to ban Russia from the tournament for attacking Ukraine. Portugal lost to Russia […]

Swiss Indoors with two comebacks

Swiss Indoors – Two comebacks are the focus at the Swiss Indoors at the end of October. The largest Swiss tennis event returns after two years of Corona, and Roger Federer will push his comeback in Basel. Welcome back Roger Federer! The 40-year-old maestro is set to once again star in the home tournament, which […]

Despite a penalty goal, Leverkusen only played 0-0

Germany – Bayer Leverkusen missed out on their third straight Bundesliga win after being denied a penalty. Gerardo Seoane’s team had to settle for a goalless draw in the 29th round in Bochum. Bayer Leverkusen thought they had taken the lead in the 65th minute. Although he slipped, Moussa Diaby converted the penalty. Because the […]

Vettel returns to Australia

Formula 1 – After surviving the corona infection, four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel will start the season late in Australia next week. As announced by his racing team Aston Martin, the 34-year-old German is fit to race again. At the Grand Prix in Melbourne on April 10, he will compete for the English […]