IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...country. Because of quarantine laws in Australia, the equestrian competition for the 1956 Melbourne Olympics was held in Stockholm. Equestrian events were held in Hong Kong during the 2008 Beijing Games.Bach said Saturday that South Korean and Japanese...

H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

STOCKHOLM - Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online...

Terrorism fears cut hope for Stockholm's Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - A week before the 2004 Olympics site is chosen, Stockholm's hopes of winning are being overshadowed by...president speculated the troubles could help Stockholm's bid in the end. A shadowy extremist group...

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Hewitt stunned in Stockholm by Sluiter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Lleyton Hewitt was stunned 6-3, 6-3 by Raemon Sluiter in the Stockholm Open's second round Wednesday, when three...Andre Agassi by just 43 points going into the Stockholm Open. In Russia, Agassi won his opening...

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Rios advances to Stockholm semifinals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Chile's Marcelos Rios advanced to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open by defeating Swedish qualifier Andreas Vinciguerra 6-3, 7-6 (3) Friday. Rios, the highest seed left in the tournament at No. 6, was supported...

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Electrolux posts net loss in second quarter

STOCKHOLM - Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says improved demand in Europe and the United States boosted the company's second-quarter...

Electrolux buoyed by US growth

STOCKHOLM - Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump...


...sixth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova against Irina-Camelia Begu.? In Stockholm, Stop-seeded Tomas Berdych will play defending champion Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Stockholm Open.? In Luxembourg, Annika Beck won her first career title...


...followed up with a 6-3, 6-2 win against Mona Barthel.? In Stockholm, top-seeded Tomas Berdych beat Marius Copil 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Stockholm Open.Berdych, the 2012 Stock holm champion, needs to win...

IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...IOC after the 2022 debacle, which has left Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only contenders after the withdrawal of Stockholm; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; and Oslo.Here is a look at some potential candidates:RETURN TO THE USA? The U...