19 medals for Swiss professionals

The young professionals won a gold and silver medal five times each, and they secured bronze nine times, as Swisskills announced on Sunday. At the end of the decentralized Worldskills Competition 2022, the bricklayer Ben Zaugg from Bern became world bricklayer champion in Salzburg. Bernese electrician Patrik Siegenthaler, St. Gallen agricultural machinery mechanic Pascal Hofstetter […]

New low-cost route from Northern Ireland to America

The offer is intended to close a gap, as there are currently no direct flights from Belfast across the Atlantic. By 2030, around 1,000 jobs should be created with the airline and 20,000 more in tourism, for example. The aim is for Fly Atlantic to eventually fly to 35 destinations. The fleet will initially consist […]

Qatar – a host in criticism

The boycott calls have come at ever shorter intervals in recent years. There are understandable reasons for this: There is the award of the tournament with the allegations of corruption in December 2010, the inhumane treatment of workers during the construction of the many infrastructures, the laws against homosexuals, the discrimination of women, the fragile […]

Meet Josi and Meier | Sports at home/abroad

In the 23rd minute, Josi made it 3-0 with a precise long-range shot on the power play and thus definitely set the course for victory. The Bern defender’s second goal of the season was Nashville’s third goal in just under three minutes. The Predators, who didn’t start the season particularly well, with Nino Niederreiter not […]

Felix Auger-Aliassime as secret favorite | Sports at home/abroad

Felix Auger-Aliassime, number 9 in the world, convinced like no other indoors this season. At all indoor tournaments where he survived the starting round, he reached the final. After tournament victories in Florence and Antwerp, he has been undefeated for eleven individual events. And when he defeated Miomir Kecmanovic (6-1, 6-0) in the round of […]

Confident and humble at the same time Sports at home/abroad

Who is supposed to close the huge gap that Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will one day leave behind? What will become of tennis without the Big 3? As of this year, the answer is clear. Her name is Carlos Alcaraz, and world sport is in the best hands with the Spaniard. In […]

Second win for Timo Meiers Sharks

Meier shot at the opposing goal five times, more than any other player, but he did not score any points. On the other hand, Pius Suter was credited with an assist in his Detroit Red Wings’ 5-1 home win over the Anaheim Ducks. The Swiss triggered the attack to make it 3-1 in the meantime. […]

Suter and Kurashev meet | Sports at home/abroad

Suter gave Detroit a 1-0 lead in the first third. The puck flew into the goal from the Zurich skate. Later, the Red Wings also led 2-0 and 3-1. At the beginning of the final section, Kurashev made it 2:3 with a backhand shot. In overtime, Canadian Max Domi, new to Chicago this season, scored […]

Australia wants to stop species extinction | Abroad

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s ten-year plan initially focuses on 110 species and 20 regions of particularly high natural value, such as Kangaroo Island off South Australia and the Kakadu National Park in the tropical north. The species that should be given priority have been selected by independent experts, the AAP news agency reported. These include […]

Switzerland defeats Ecuador 3:2 | Sports at home/abroad

Davis Cup – The Swiss Davis Cup team defeats Ecuador 3-2 away and advances to qualify for the final tournament in 2023. Debutant Alexander Ritschard gets the decisive point for Switzerland. The 27-year-old Ritschard from Zurich, who experienced his baptism of fire at a Grand Slam tournament in Wimbledon in June and a short time […]