Great sports arena for Biel/Bienne

The Tissot sports arena in Biel is Switzerland’s first triple use sports arena for ice hockey, soccer, curling and truly a magnificent venue. If you come from Biel, you can be proud of this multi functional sports- and event hall.
We held a small talk to celebrate the start season for the EHC Biel together with architects Nik Liechti and Laurent Geninasca as well as Council of States Hans Stöckli and coach Kevin Schläpfer (EHC Biel).

Formula E Championchips

Will there be formula E cars racing through the inner city of Zurich soon? There was a heated discussion between representatives of UBS, Julius Bär as well as the E-mobile club. Talks have commenced so maybe there will be a race in 2017 in Zurich.

Track & field TV live coverage on TV24

TV24 – a relaxed live-talk in Lucerne with former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell (middle) and Yohan Blake, 100m world champion 2011 (both from Jamaica). Powell’s 100m-time at Spitzenleichtathletik meeting 2015: 9,86 Sek.


Cover story for “TV Täglich” – live moderation about “top track and field Lucerne” on Swiss Television station “TV24”, July 14th starting at 7.25 pm

PDF tv taeglich Janine Geigele

Talk at the telecommunication summit

Ways to a digitalised Switzerland – This was the topic of the 41st Asut Summit at the Kursaal in Bern, which was opened by the Swiss Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard. Viktor Röthlin and I were invited to wrap up the event. Our topic: From the Intensive Care Unit to being the European Champion.


„Why are such few female live commentators working in the field of sports?” This topic was discussed during the broadcasting „TV Täglich“ and I was invited to talk about my opinion.

Click to see the report:

Women Power 2

Yesterday’s panel discussion „Women Power – Women in sports“ was picked up in Austria’s media outlets today and as you can see in the famous Kronen newspaper.

Click this link to see the report in the „Niederösterreichischen Nachrichten“.

See here two PDF of the sports pages of the Kronenzeitung and Tiroler Tageszeitung:

Women Power

Women Power – Women in sports

Being the president of Swiss Sports Journalists I was invited to meet my colleagues in Austria, Sports Media Austria in St. Pöllen. After the reception by the mayor, I was invited to a panel discussion „Women Power – Women in Sports“.

The panel discussion „Women Power – Women in sports“ in St. Poelten was followed by the media, eg. by the high-circulation newspaper Kronen Zeitung.

From left to right Eva Voraberger, professional boxer, Nina Aigner, FC Bayern München-office, Dr. Petra Bohuslav, Sports Minister Lower Austria, myself, Beate Schrott ninths during the Olympic Games of the 100m hurdles as well as Susie Wolff, Formula 1.


Switzerland Marathon Light

Mix up – Information evening Switzerland Marathon light with marathon star Viktor Röthlin, former worldclass gymnast Ariella Käslin, style artist Jan Siegwart and running coach manager Valentin Belz.