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Who is the best? The complete history of every No. 1 male tennis player

How do the different tennis champions compare? We summed up the complete history of all the number one ranked ATP (Association of Tennis ...

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Age of success Federer’s path to 19 Grand Slam tennis titles

Is tennis record holder Roger Federer an early starter or late developer? A graphic looks at the evidence.

Summer in Bern Floating through the Swiss capital!

Fresh splashes of glacier water, happy squeals, heads bobbing up and down – even a dog or two: for first-time visitors to Bern, the River Aare is ...

French Open Swiss tennis shows no feet of clay in Paris

Switzerland has been well-served by tennis stars in recent years. This week, at the French Open at Roland-Garros, the trend continues. The ...

Swiss Machine Ueli Steck's phenomenal climbing career

A look back at how the phenomenal Swiss alpinist and speed mountaineer Ueli Steck transformed himself into the awe-inspiring “Swiss Machine”.

Timeline From mere mortal to climbing superstar

A look back at the life of phenomenal alpinist and speed mountaineer Ueli Steck.

Watching the ‘most beautiful ten miles in the world’


The Grand Prix of Bern weaves through the Swiss capital’s old town and goes past attractions such as the Bear Pits, parliament and the cathedral.