29 May 2024
Sports and Fitness
Football Sports and Fitness

Swedish Football Gets a New Boss

Janne Andersson is the new head coach of the Swedish International Football team. Most fans will be glad to see the back of Erik Hamrén. So who is the new manager? 55-year old Janne is the former IFK Norrköping manager who surprised everyone and won the league after they defeated former champions Malmö FF away […]

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Football Sports and Fitness

Sweden’s Euro 2016 Review

Sweden approached this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament with romantic optimism. Placed in the” Group of Death” with Italy, Belgium and the Republic Of Ireland, things looked bleak. Only the most romantic of Swedish football fans could have expected Sweden to progress from the group stages. The Swedish coach Erik Hamrén had already announced he would […]

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Community Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

Dan and Dee Launch a Trail Racing Event in Stockholm

Australian Stockholmers Dan Paech and Dee Forker are launching what they plan to be a series of running events under the name of Stockholm Trail Racing. The first race will take place on September 6th at Hellasgården. Dan Paech is the man behind Run With Me Stockholm, who organise guided tours where tourists can hook […]

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Community Expat Traditions Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

Celebrating Cricket in Sweden

The Swedish Cricket Federation celebrates its 25th Anniversary, as well as being accepted as members of the Swedish Sports Confederation, with a special cricket match at Gärdet in Stockholm on Saturday the 22nd of August. The match pits Embassy staff from different cricket playing countries against Swedes, who have learned cricket in Sweden. Cricket was […]

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Featured Lifestyle Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

Run Stockholm: 10 races you can still sign up for

Stockholm has seen some amazing races already this year but if you haven’t taken part in one yet, don’t panic: there are still loads of races coming up! From running during midnight to running through mud, here are our tips for 10 of the best races coming to Stockholm in the second half of 2015. […]

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Lifestyle Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

In Pictures: Color Me Rad Stockholm

Color Me Rad brought plenty of color to Stockholm’s Solvalla horse racing track – reminding us of India’s Holi festival. We sent Karen to cover the colorful event wielding her camera. 

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Sports and Fitness Swedish Culture

Reindeer-racing baseball hero

Baseball isn’t big in Sweden. There are people like me who accept this fate, and there are people like Trevor Rooper who head to the arctic and race reindeer in the name of the game. Rooper rode in the annual reindeer races last week way up north in Jokkmokk. He’s an American living in Sweden, and the head coach of the Stockholm Monarchs baseball team. […]

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Lifestyle Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

Get your Derby on!

Stockholm Roller Derby is expecting some tough competition from London and Munich this weekend, as they warm up in preparation of meeting some of the best European teams at the WET tournament.

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Lifestyle Sports and Fitness

Stockholm Diary: Expat Pilates

Pilates has always struck me as the sort of thing that people more stylish than me do, like making pasta from scratch and having dried flowers artfully arranged around their homes.

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Lifestyle Sports and Fitness

PowerHoop lands in Stockholm

I prefer my exercise to be a byproduct of something else. I’m always on the lookout for something new to do, especially to replace attending the gym. I would much prefer to be learning something, aiming for something or just having fun. Enter the powerhoop…

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