Simon Engel 02.07.2021
Seeing and being seen is an important social aspect of sport. At one time, this was a particularly notable feature of tennis.
Simon Engel 24.03.2021
How a traditional game from Scotland became a glamour sport in Switzerland, and then went back to being a traditional game ‘of the people’: A brief history of curling in Switzerland
Simon Engel 12.02.2021
Bobsleighing started out as an activity to keep well-to-do foreign tourists entertained. It wasn’t until much later that the sport became popular among the Swiss as well.
Simon Engel 13.01.2021
For years, Switzerland has celebrated itself as a nation of skiers. Where does this self-image come from? Is it more of a myth, or more of a reality?