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1 month ago

Stuttgart lose again, Hitzlsperger to step down -- VfB Stuttgart's poor start to the season continued with defeat to Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. Earlier in the week, chairman Thomas Hitzlsperger announced he would not be extending his contract beyond October 2022.

7 hours ago

Lewandowski and Bayern cap off perfect week -- Following decisive wins over RB Leipzig and Barcelona, Bayern Munich's class was again on display against Bochum. Robert Lewandowski toppled another Gerd Müller record and Leroy Sane rewarded Julian Nagelsmann's faith.

1 day ago

What's behind Marsch's slow Leipzig start? -- RB Leipzig followed up heavy losses to Bayern Munich and Manchester City with an unfulfilling draw against Cologne. Off to their worst start since their 2016 promotion, new coach Jesse Marsch has much to sort out.

1 day ago

Bremen's big restart suffers HSV derby blow -- Werder Bremen's first relegation since 1981 was the inevitable result of poor business management and coaching errors. On Saturday night, the club's grand plans for a brighter future suffered a derby day setback.

6 hours ago

How Wolfsburg have risen to Bundesliga leaders -- The season started with a German Cup exit following a substitution error. But now Wolfsburg face their ex-coach and are top of the Bundesliga after four wins from four, thanks to clever planning and a miserly defense.

13 hours ago

Germany steamroll Bulgaria in opener -- Germany dominated Bulgaria to open their World Cup qualifying campaign. Despite the big win, the focus remains on making improvements headed into the summer's European Championships in England.

1 day ago

City hit Marsch's RB Leipzig for six -- Jesse Marsch's European debut as RB Leipzig head coach was more than disappointing as the Bundesliga side were outplayed and outscored by a ruthless Pep Guardiola team.

3 days ago

Bellingham leads Dortmund to victory -- In Borussia Dortmund's first game of the 2021/22 Champions League season, 18-year-old Jude Bellingham led the Bundesliga side to victory. Whether Dortmund can build off this win though, remains as unclear as ever.

4 days ago

The Champions League club without a country -- Sheriff Tiraspol from breakaway Moldovan region Trans-Dniester, or Transnistria, beat exiled Shakhtar Donetsk on their Champions League debut on Wednesday. Sheriff's name offers a clue to their murky but successful past.

4 days ago

Bayern Munich ease to win in Barcelona -- On opening night of the 2021/22 Champions League season, Julian Nagelsmann's Bayern Munich faced Barcelona in one of the most anticipated games of the competition. In the end, it proved a mismatch.

4 days ago

Frankfurt in form as they remain perfect -- Eintracht Frankfurt have won their first three games and are benefiting from a new formation. Turbine Potsdam's struggles continue, and Bolivian footballers take a stand against sexism and discrimination.

7 days ago

Asian nations back World Cup every two years -- The hot topic in global football is whether the men's World Cup should be held every two years instead of four. The reaction from Europe has been mostly negative, but DW found opinions in Asia seem to be different.

9 days ago

Biennial World Cup bad for "stressed" players -- FIFA's blueprint for a biennial World Cup has met resistance from Germany's women's coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg. She says players are in need of a break and believes the current four-year cycle should remain.

11 days 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.

2 years ago

Kuntz appointed Turkey national team coach -- Following a disastrous campaign at Euro 2020, Turkey has looked abroad for its new coach and appointed successful Germany Under-21s coach Stefan Kuntz. Kuntz played for Turkish giants Besiktas for one season as a player.

5 hours ago

Puma apologize for controversial BVB jersey -- A football kit without a club badge? German sportswear manufacturer and Borussia Dortmund sponsor Puma has apologized for a football jersey which has had fans in uproar.

2 days ago

US gymnasts scathing in sex abuse testimony -- Top US gymnasts slammed the FBI for failing to act on complaints against an ex-doctor convicted of serial sex abuse. They recalled how gymnastics officials 'turned a blind eye' to their abuse.

3 days ago

Members of national girl's teams cross border -- 15.09.2021 -- The girls, including those from the under-14 team, had tried to leave last month but were thwarted. Reports say they crossed the border wearing burqas.

5 hours ago

Özil returns to Germany - but won't meet Löw -- 15.09.2021 -- Mesut Özil is back in Germany for a Europa League game against Eintracht Frankfurt with his Turkish club Fenerbahce. But the coronavirus means there will be no clear-the-air talks with ex-Germany coach Joachim Löw.

3 days ago

Brazil great Pele leaves ICU after surgery -- 14.09.2021 -- Brazilian soccer superstar Pele has thanked his fans for their support on social media after undergoing surgery. The 80-year-old is recovering after doctors removed a suspected colon tumor.

4 days ago

Algerian judoka gets 10 year ban after boycott -- Fethi Nourine withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics to avoid competing against an Israeli opponent. The International Judo Federation (IJF) has now suspended the Algerian and his coach for 10 years.

4 days ago

Quick turnaround for multisport Olympians -- Multisport athletes who compete at both Summer and Winter Olympics face a new challenge. Due to the one-year delay of Tokyo 2020, they have only a few months to prepare for the upcoming Beijing Winter Games.

6 days ago

An Olympic gold medalist stripped of her glory -- Heptathlete Ghada Shouaa won Syria's only Olympic gold medal. She says the treatment she received after her 1996 triumph at the Atlanta Games didn't reflect her feat and this remains a deterrent for female Arab athletes.

12 days ago

Dortmund and Feyenoord changing the chants -- Borussia Dortmund and Feyenoord are actively combating antisemitism among supporters. Their educational approach teaches that fans and independent fan culture are part of the solution, rather than the problem.

12 days ago

Vincent Keymer: The sky is the limit -- Still just 16, Vincent Keymer has officially arrived on the elite international chess scene. Had there been any doubts about his potential, these evaporated as he finished second at the European Chess Championship.

12 days ago

Johnny Grasser: Studying sports with cerebral palsy -- Johnny Grasser is not your average sports student. Sports Life joins him on his journey of braking barriers.

12 days ago

What happened to football's classic #10 -- The greatest football playmakers often wore the same number: 10: But in modern football it has lost its aura. Why?

1 month ago

Predicting football with big data? -- Will data and AI ever get to the point where it can accurately predict football?

1 month ago

Racing in Silence (subtitles) -- Lydia Sempere: What it feels like to drive a racing car and to compete in national Championships when you are deaf.

1 month 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

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