Switzerland (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation (Latin:Confoederatio Helvetica, hence its abbreviation CH), is a country in Europe. While still named the "Swiss Confederation" for historical reasons, modern Switzerland is a federaldirectorial republic consisting of 26cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities, called Bundesstadt ("federal city"). The country is situated in Western and Central Europe, and is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning an area of 41,285km2 (15,940sqmi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found: among them are the two global and economic centres, Zürich and Geneva.
... not only a strong presence on the world art map but is also an unparalleled large attendance event. The sunny sister of the ArtBasel fair in Switzerland has made Miami and its vicinity a mecca for other satellite fairs and hundreds of activities, exhibitions and artistic events.
The skiers competed in the giant slalom and slalom events, with Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland taking first in the former and Anna Swenn-Larsson of Sweden and Wendy Holdener of Switzerland tied for first in the latter ... finished the slalom event in fifth place ... In the past year she has trained in Switzerland, Austria and Colorado.
“In addition to expanding the NANONuclear brand, these events will allow us to connect to leading nuclear industry professionals and investors in the U.K., Switzerland and Europe, as the region continues to search for viable solutions to the energy crisis perpetuated by the ongoing military conflict between the Russian Federation and Ukraine.”.
This includes training with Ski and Snowboard Club Vail, moving to Copper Mountain from Detroit, competing in his first World Cup, earning a number of medals around the world in Big Air and Slopestyle events, and this year, becoming one of the featured athletes in Warren Miller’s 2022 feature film “Daymaker.”.
In the heavy vehicle technology event, competitors are ... The three-month WorldSkills special edition was a replacement for the canceled WorldSkills Shanghai 2022, and hosted 62 events in 15 countries and regions from September to November including Switzerland, Japan and Austria.
Shiffrin had won all five of the slalom races at the Killington Cup since the event's inception before Sunday's fifth-place finish. Sweden's Anna Swenn Larsson and Switzerland's Wendy Holdener finished in a tie for the top spot on Sunday, the first slalom win for both athletes.
OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — Unusually warm weather has prompted a third straight weekend of World Cup skiing to be canceled ... Cross-border downhill events in Zermatt, Switzerland, and Cervinia, Italy, the previous two weekends were already canceled.
But most precious are their knowledge and skills, as demonstrated at the WorldSkills 2022 competition, part of which has been held in Switzerland... Switzerland hosted 13 of the 62 competitions, more ...
United States skier Mikaela Shiffrin has won every World Cup slalom race held at Killington in the event's history. After the opening two events of this season were canceled, the world's elite women's Alpine skiers got the season going last weekend in Levi, Finland with a pair of slalom races.