Posts Tagged Switzerland

IOC, UNESCO push for better phys ed in schools

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and other international organizations are urging governments to improve physical education in schools.

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IOC discusses Olympic TV channel with global sponsors

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Leaders of the world’s top-tier Olympic sponsors have been briefed on the IOC’s future strategy, including the launch of a digital Olympic television channel.

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Melbardis, Dreiskens lead standings after World Cup win

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Victory for Latvia’s Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens in the two-man bobsled World Cup on Saturday lifted them atop the overall standings.

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Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

Lara Gut speeds down the course on her way to win an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn’s bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday.

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