Sweden emerges as sudden front-runner to host 2030 Olympics
By Graham Dunbar Feb. 15, 2023 01:30 PM EST
Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds
Jul. 15, 2022 06:54 AM EDT
Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics
By The Associated Press Jul. 14, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
July 15 1912 — Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden’s King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world’s...
Court cites lab delay in ruling allowing Valieva to skate
By Graham Dunbar Feb. 17, 2022 10:55 PM EST
Russian doping case: How did we get here?
By Graham Dunbar Feb. 13, 2022 09:58 AM EST
Former AP sports writer Stephan Nasstrom dead at age 70
By The Associated Press Jul. 21, 2021 05:10 PM EDT
Stephan Nasstrom, who spent nearly 40 years covering sports for The Associated Press, has died. He was 70. Nasstrom's family confirmed that...
H&M says sales up 75% as more people get vaccinated
Jun. 15, 2021 04:28 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Tuesday sales had increased 75% in Q2 and early June, affecting both online purchases and...
Euro 2020: Two Sweden players test positive for coronavirus
Jun. 08, 2021 02:21 PM EDT
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Two players in Sweden's squad for the European Championship have tested positive for the coronavirus, the team said Tuesday, three...
H&M swings to loss, affirms commitment to China market
Mar. 31, 2021 07:09 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB on Wednesday reported an expected loss in the first quarter. Meanwhile, the pandemic-hit...
Chen wins 3rd straight worlds, beating Olympic champ Hanyu
Mar. 27, 2021 10:18 AM EDT
Chen has 2 major challenges as he seeks 3rd straight worlds
By Barry Wilner Mar. 22, 2021 12:01 PM EDT
Watchdog: Mideast arms imports grew by a quarter in a decade
Mar. 15, 2021 08:25 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Arms imports to the Middle East rose by a quarter in the decade to 2020 even though arms sales globally remained stable over the same period,...
H&M sales drop a fifth during winter but improve in March
Mar. 15, 2021 05:53 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Monday its sales dropped 21% during the December through February period as an increase in...
Sweden royals hold church service for COVID-19 victims
Mar. 11, 2021 07:38 PM EST
Hundreds in Stockholm protest Sweden's virus restrictions
Mar. 06, 2021 03:07 PM EST
Cain-Gribble and LeDuc added to US team for worlds
By The Associated Press Mar. 01, 2021 04:49 PM EST
Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc have been added to the U.S. team for the World Figure Skating Championships, replacing Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson...
Climate activist Thunberg to appear on Swedish postal stamp
Jan. 13, 2021 11:43 AM EST
Virus resurgence hits H&M sales, cuts promising recovery
Dec. 15, 2020 05:45 AM EST
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish fashion retailer H&M says its sales fell 10% in the fourth quarter as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic stalled consumer...
U.N. food agency receives Nobel prize in online event
By Frances D'emilio And Jan M. Olsen Dec. 10, 2020 05:01 AM EST
Nobel ceremonies go low-key this year because of coronavirus
Dec. 07, 2020 06:29 AM EST