Sports: Week of October 8, 2012

Around Geneva:

If you’re looking for some local sporting action, then it’s another busy sporting week!
Ice Hockey:
The Eagles’ unbeaten run continues with a hard fought win against Lugano last week (3 – 2)!
They are still flying high at the top of the league, so come down to Vernets to watch them play.
October 9: GSHC v Rapperswill Jona-Lakers, Patinoire de Vernets, 7.45pm
October 12: GSHC v ZSC Lions, Patinoire de Vernets, 7.45pm
October 13 – 14: Run Evasion Rhone
Take part in the Run Evasion 22 km course from the Sporting Centre Queue D’Arve along the River Rhone to Dardagny. Sign up before October 12!
October 14: Marche de l’espoir
Mont-Blanc Bridge – Jardin Botanique.
And, for something different!
October 13: European Championship Rock n Roll Acrobatics in Petit-Saconnex.
Dates for the Diary:
October 20: Servette FC v St Gallen at 7.45pm, Stade de Genève.
Can Servette start climbing the table with a win at home?
October 20 – 28: Swiss Indoor Tournament from Basel. Tickets available from
October 27 – Nov 4: Geneva Open ATP Tennis at Sports Centre Queue d’Arve
Email us at if there are any particular sports that you would like us to cover!

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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…