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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Sweden
Tiger Woods said long ago he would give up golf when he felt he could play his best and still not win.
Tiger Woods birdied two of his last three holes to salvage an even-par 72 in the wind and keep his two-shot lead over Zach Johnson in the World Challenge on Saturday.
Tiger Woods had a birdie putt on every hole and made 10 of them Friday to tie his own course record at Sherwood and take a three-shot lead in the World Challenge.
Three Americans and two Swedes are among the Caps prospects bidding for spots in the World Junior Championships.
Zach Johnson birdied four of the par 5s and shot a 5-under 67 to take a one-shot lead Thursday over Matt Kuchar in the World Challenge.
Capitals rookie Tom Wilson said that after getting cut from Team Canada last year, he wanted them to 'beg for me' this year.
The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador had seen the man and found him to be in good health.
Canadian Thanksgiving is celebrated the second Monday of October, but that won't stop many of the Capitals from enjoying two American traditions -- turkey and football – Thursday.
Bayern Munich's resounding victory over Borussia Dortmund gave it the top spot in The Associated Press' global soccer poll, and Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero leads the player vote.
They are some of soccer's biggest names, but they won't be playing at the World Cup next year. A look at five players whose absence will make the tournament in Brazil a lesser spectacle.
During a business conference in Krakow in 2002, Paul Glaser, a Dutch businessman, reluctantly joined his colleagues in a visit to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In a display of confiscated luggage, "a large brown suitcase . . . glued [him] to the spot." The suitcase was from the Netherlands and the label attached read "Glaser" in large letters. The suitcase gave Mr. Glaser the impetus to reveal his family's secret, that his origins were Jewish and that his aunt, Rosie, had led one of the most extraordinary lives of the 20th century.
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick as Portugal qualified for the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
Political correctness might have been born in Sweden, where excessive sensitivity is a leading cause of death. The first Swedish police dog was a cocker spaniel. Now the Swedes are revising movie ratings to protect feminists, some more radical than others, but all victims of artists who produce swashbuckling guy movies.
The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.
Government-mandated pay levels hit inexperienced workers hardest