Sports: Week of October 1, 2012

Around Geneva:
If you’re looking to watch some local sporting action, then be sure to mark these events in your diary!
Ice Hockey:
GSHC (or the Eagles, as they are known) are flying high at the top of the league! Come down to Vernets to watch them play.
October 2: GSHC v Lugano, Patinoire de Vernets, 7.45pm
October 5: GSHC v BIENNE, Patinoire de Vernets, 7.45pm
National Karate Championship: October 6, Sports Centre Bois-des Freres
Date for the Diary
October 27 – Nov 4: Geneva Open ATP Tennis at Sports Centre Queue d’Arve
Biskotti would love to hear from you if you’re part of a local sports team, or if you have a favourite, local team that you always make time for! Do you and your team have some upcoming events that you think we should know about? Email us at and let us know!
Armchair Sport Picks:
If you prefer watching sports from the comfort of your own home, then these events are guaranteed to entertain you this week!
UK Premiership
Saturday, October 6: Man City v Sunderland, 1.45pm and Chelsea v Norwich at 4pm
Spanish League
Sunday, October 7:  Barcelona v Real Madrid 7.50pm
September 18 – October 7: World 20 Twenty Cup from Sri Lanka
Formula 1:
October 5 – 7: Japanese Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel battle it out for the Championship.
Four Nations Rugby:
October 6: SA v New Zealand, 5pm
October 7: Argentina v Australia, 1.10 am

About the Author

Originally from the UK, I have a legal background. I have been in the Geneva area since 2005 and love the mountains, the lake and the quality of life here. The Winter snow sports are fantastic and the Summer season is full of festivals, outdoor sports, picnics and barbecues. I have met some great people here from all of the world. Geneva is a cosmopolitan city with lots of cultural events and good restaurants and bars and I hope that through Biskotti I can share a few hidden places I have discovered…