Articles by Stephan Nasstrom



Swedes Skate Over the Russians

  • 12 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Daniel Fernholm and Johan Davidsson scored 50 seconds apart early in the third period, and Olympic and world champion Sweden went on to rout Russia 6-2 Saturday to win the Sweden Hockey Games.

Russia Slips Up Against Sweden

  • 29 April 04
  • The Associated Press
Jorgen Jonsson scored the game-winner with less than two minutes left Tuesday, lifting Sweden over Russia 3-2 and into first place in its preliminary-round group at the World Hockey Championships.

Lithuania Wins European Title

  • 16 September 03
  • The Associated Press
Lithuania won its third title at the European Basketball Championships by beating Spain 93-84 behind 21 points from Arvydas Macijauskas on Sunday.

Gasol Propels Spain Past Russia

  • 08 September 03
  • The Associated Press
Gold-medal contender Spain stayed unbeaten as Pau Gasol scored 31 of his 35 points in the first half en route to a 89-77 win over Russia in the European Basketball Championships on Saturday.

Swedes Beat Russia in Penalty Shootout

  • 12 November 01
  • The Associated Press
Swedish goalie Stephan Liv saved Russian captain Valery Karpov's scoring attempt in a penalty shootout that kept the home team alive in the Sweden Hockey Games.

Swedes Rout Germans in World Cup

Canada, Czechs Bounce U.S., Russia

Swedes, Finns Impress In One-Sided Quarters

Canada Upset by France

Swedes Send 5-0 Message

Becker Plows Past Top 3 to Gain Title

After 1992's False Start, Tarasov Takes Gold

Di Centa Flies Past Yegorova