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7 months ago

Captaining the country I fled as a child -- As an eight-year-old, Jamyang Chotso hid in caves and walked through the night as she left her parents behind to flee Tibet. Now she'll captain her country in a World Cup that is about more than sport.

12 hours ago

Female officials: The hostile path to Qatar -- It takes a thick skin and real determination to become a top-level referee, and that's even more true for women. The men's World Cup in Qatar will feature six female officials and they've all had to come up the hard way.

1 day ago

What to watch out for in England -- Euro 2022 kicks off in England on July 6, with the hosts having sold plenty of tickets under the weight of expectation. An absent star is returning, there's more competition than ever, but questions over stadiums linger.

1 day ago

Bühl stars as Germany head to England in style -- Germany will leave for England off the back of a 7-0 thrashing of Switzerland in Erfurt. Klara Bühl was the star of the show with a hat trick but this was a good day for all of Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's players.

5 days ago

BVB boss Watzke: 'No changes to 50+1' -- Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has dismissed Uli Hoeness' criticism of the 50+1 rule as "nonsense," insisting the club ownership rule will not change while he is involved with the German Football League.

3 days ago

Former Hertha ultra elected club president -- Hertha Berlin supporters have picked one of their own to be their new club president, snubbing an ex-lawmaker favored by the investors. After a tumultuous time, newly elected Kay Bernstein has called for a "new start."

4 days ago

Sadio Mané to Bayern Munich - confirmed - New tactics and redemption for Salihamidzic - With Robert Lewandowski wanting out, the arrival of Senegal star Sadio Mané from Liverpool could mark the beginning of a new era for Bayern Munich, both tactically on the pitch and politically in the board room.

1 day ago

DW Kick off on Facebook - This is the place to come to find all of our Bundesliga and other football-related content on Facebook.

8 months ago

DW Sports on Twitter -- News and background stories from football and the rest of the world of sports, from Germany's international broadcaster.

2 years ago

DW Kick Off on Instagram -- News and background stories from football and the rest of the world of sports, from Germany's international broadcaster.

2 years ago

'I didn't trick anyone' switching from Russia -- Russian-born Natela Dzalamidze changed her tennis allegiance in time to compete for Georgia at Wimbledon. She denies having broken any rules or any intention of reverting to Russia when the tournament is over.

2 days ago

DW Exclusive -- Gauff on gun violence and managing pressure -- With America's mass shooting epidemic plunging to tragic new depths, Coco Gauff has spoken out in favor of greater gun control. The articulate teenager is playing her best on the court while hoping for change off of it.

5 days ago

Moritz Seider: NHL rookie of the year -- Leon Draisaitl is not the only bright light in German ice hockey. While Nico Sturm of the Colorado Avalanche plays for the Stanley Cup, Detroit's Moritz Seider has become the first German to become the NHL's top rookie.

8 days ago

3x3 basketball: A sport on the rise? -- Basketball fans are being treated to fast-paced action at the World Cup in Antwerp, Belgium. Having gained Olympic status prior to the 2021 Summer Games, the sport is expected to grow rapidly ahead of Paris 2024.

6 days ago

Some of the world's strangest sporting events -- Mud diving, carrying women, trash-can races – people can become surprisingly inventive when left with too much time on their hands. Here are some of the more usual sports people actually engage in.

9 days ago

CANADIAN GRAND PRIX -- Verstappen holds off Sainz to win from pole -- Max Verstappen won in Canada for the first time on Sunday from pole position to extend his lead in the Formula One championship. Lewis Hamilton got his second podium in a difficult season.

11 days ago

US judge dismisses Ronaldo rape lawsuit -- Manchester United and Portugal player Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of raping a woman in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009. A $25 million lawsuit has been thrown out and the lawyer behind the claim has been castigated.

19 days ago

Podcast: Web3 and German football -- The Project Fussball podcast explores and explains the stories in German football beyond weekend winners and losers. Host Tom Gennoy and an array of guests aim to deliver answers across five-episode series.

1 day ago

Diana Lats - A Wrestler on the Run from War -- Sports Life on an athlete on the run from war, and how the sporting community is helping her.

13 days ago

Transgender racing -- After undergoing gender reassignment surgery, Charlie Martin started working her way up in the world of motorsport.

20 days ago

Jiu-Jitsu - The Art of Adapting -- Jiu-Jitsu's core philosophy to adjust and find solutions helps guide Felipe and his wife Dania through the pandemic.

27 days ago

Daniel Albero - The first diabetic at the Dakar Rally -- Meet Daniel Albero – the first diabetic to compete in and finish the grueling Dakar Rally

1 month ago