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
Andrej Abplanalp 24.02.2021
There have been children’s ski camps in Switzerland since 1940. The origins of these camps go back to World War II, and there were serious reasons for them: the camps were intended to prepare young people for a winter campaign.
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?
Mämä Sykora 16.11.2020
In the 1980s the footballer was a fighter; a decade later, he was a sporty pop star, and now he’s a model. Nowhere is the change in the image of masculinity more apparent than on the football pitch.
Mämä Sykora 13.11.2020
The image of masculinity has changed constantly over the past few decades. Nowhere is this more apparent than in football. A look back at the stadiums of the past.
Aaron Estermann 26.02.2020
In 1965, mountain climber Walter Bonatti conquered the north face of the Matterhorn. In winter, and solo. A gift for the press photographers.
Mämä Sykora 25.10.2019
One was a pretty boy, the other a beast on the field: two more fascinating figures in Swiss football.