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Swiss authorities probe knife attack injuring two as possible terrorism-related incident
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Swiss authorities probe knife attack injuring two as possible terrorism-related incident

The police said one of the victims sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries, while the other sustained minor injuries

UEFA Nations League: Switzerland's tie against Ukraine called off after six players test positive for COVID-19
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UEFA Nations League: Switzerland's tie against Ukraine called off after six players test positive for COVID-19

The association said in a statement that it was informed by UEFA the match "cannot take place" after Swiss health authorities made the decision "to quarantine the entire delegation of the national team of Ukraine."

Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'
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Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'

German officials have agreed to a four-week shutdown of restaurants, bars, cinemas, theatres and other leisure facilities in a bid to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus infections

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri finally negative for COVID-19, uncertain for Spain clash
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Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri finally negative for COVID-19, uncertain for Spain clash

It is not certain that Shaqiri, who missed Wednesday's friendly against Croatia, will play against Spain in the Nations League on Saturday, although he will travel with the squad.

Swiss voters reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for European Union citizens, exit polls reveal
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Swiss voters reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for European Union citizens, exit polls reveal

In a similar referendum in 2014, the Swiss narrowly voted in favor of limiting access of EU citizens to live and work in Switzerland.

Switzerland and former Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner retires from football at age 36
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Switzerland and former Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner retires from football at age 36

Lichtsteiner said in a Swiss football federation statement it became clear after Euro 2020 was postponed by one year because of the pandemic that it was “a good moment” to retire.

Swiss economy could lose more than $100 billion due to fallout of coronavirus pandemic, says govt
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Swiss economy could lose more than $100 billion due to fallout of coronavirus pandemic, says govt

A government economist said the impact of the coronavirus on Switzerland’s export-orientated economy could take longer to be fully overcome, as unemployment rises and trade stutters due to a slowdown in other countries.

SwissCovid, the first Google-Apple-based Coronavirus contact-tracing app launched
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SwissCovid, the first Google-Apple-based Coronavirus contact-tracing app launched

Developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, SwissCovid relies on a decentralised approach.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Majority of Swiss football clubs opt to stay at home despite getting clearance to train
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Majority of Swiss football clubs opt to stay at home despite getting clearance to train

Switzerland’s professional football teams were allowed to train for the first time since the coronavirus stoppage on Monday but most preferred to stay at home amid uncertainty over whether the league would resume and concerns from the players’ union.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Switzerland’s Matterhorn peak lights up with Indian flag in show of solidarity; Narendra Modi shares pic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Switzerland’s Matterhorn peak lights up with Indian flag in show of solidarity; Narendra Modi shares pic

Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain lit up with an image of the Indian flag to express solidarity as the world fights the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 1.5 lakh people globally

Coronavirus pandemic: Switzerland football federation president Dominique Blanc tests positive for disease
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Coronavirus pandemic: Switzerland football federation president Dominique Blanc tests positive for disease

The Swiss federation said 70-year-old Dominique Blanc got the results of a test on Sunday morning and isolated himself at his home.

UEFA Nations League: Title-holders Portugal to face world champions France in Group A
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UEFA Nations League: Title-holders Portugal to face world champions France in Group A

The group phase will start in September, after Portugal tries to retain its more significant title at the 12 June - 12 July European Championship

Euro 2020: UEFA feels panic about coronavirus may be worse than virus itself, keen to ensure European Championships happen
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Euro 2020: UEFA feels panic about coronavirus may be worse than virus itself, keen to ensure European Championships happen

UEFA will be keen to ensure there is no impact on the Euros, which is worth around $2 billion in revenue

Euro 2020: Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes says he doesn't want to think about politics and history, 'just football' ahead of playoffs
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Euro 2020: Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes says he doesn't want to think about politics and history, 'just football' ahead of playoffs

Kosovo, a country of 1.8 million people, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008, was finally accepted as a member of UEFA, and then FIFA, in 2016

Roger Federer to miss string of tournaments, including French Open, after undergoing knee surgery
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Roger Federer to miss string of tournaments, including French Open, after undergoing knee surgery

Federer's agent told Reuters last week that the Swiss was planning on playing only at Roland Garros while skipping the Madrid and Rome Masters

Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020
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Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020

At the Euro 2020 tournament, Switzerland are in Group A, Belgium in B, Croatia in D and Portugal in Group F

Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B
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Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B

Holders France will face a strong Russia side and hosts Hungary in the group stage of the inaugural version of the $18 million Fed Cup Finals to be held in Budapest from 14 to 19 April.

Fed Cup 2020: Suarez Navarro guides Spain to win over Japan as Switzerland, Russia qualify for finals
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Fed Cup 2020: Suarez Navarro guides Spain to win over Japan as Switzerland, Russia qualify for finals

Spain raced into the Fed Cup Finals as Carla Suarez Navarro claimed the winning point at the La Manga Club.

Trips to Europe get costlier as Schengen visa fees increased by over Rs 1,500; first hike since 2016
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Trips to Europe get costlier as Schengen visa fees increased by over Rs 1,500; first hike since 2016

A Schengen visa is needed to visit 26 European countries, including Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Switzerland and Spain.