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Augsburg in danger after defeat in Stuttgart -- Augsburg remain in relegation danger after a late Sasa Kalajdzic goal settled this Friday night contest in Stuttgart's favor. Augsburg are only three points above the play-off place with a trip to Bayern Munich to come.

7 hours ago

Dardai's gamble pays off as Hertha climb -- Hertha Berlin coach Pal Dardai made nine changes for the visit of Freiburg, but it was a gamble that paid off as Hertha picked up a huge win. Hertha aren't clear of danger yet, but this was a big step towards survival.

12 hours ago

Svensson masterminding Mainz's great escape -- While not mathematically guaranteed, Mainz all but secured their top-flight status on Monday night. In doing so, head coach Bo Svensson has helped mastermind the greatest escape of the Bundesliga era.

4 days ago

Jesse Marsch named new RB Leipzig coach -- Red Bull Salzburg coach Jesse Marsch will take the reins at sister club RB Leipzig following Julian Nagelsmann's move to Bayern Munich. We examine Marsch's suitability, his past, and the speech that made him famous.

8 days ago

Nagelsmann named Flick's successor at Bayern -- Julian Nagelsmann has been named as the man to replace Hansi Flick's as Bayern Munich coach. Can Bayern justify a €30 million fee for the young RB Leipzig coach? And what can the champions expect?

10 days ago

Does football care about mental health? -- With their financial means and fame, footballers are often one of the last groups considered when discussing mental health. The pandemic and the Super League coup have changed that, but the issue runs deeper.

4 days ago

Tuchel's Chelsea to face Man City in final -- Chelsea will meet Manchester City in the second all-English Champions League final in three seasons. Thomas Tuchel masterminded another big win for Chelsea, whose German striker Timo Werner scored the opener.

2 days ago

Chelsea vs. Real: A tale of two powerful figures -- As Chelsea and Real Madrid prepare to face off in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal, DW examines the two men who really control these European heavyweights — Florentino Perez and Roman Abramovich.

3 days ago

Mahrez double sends Man City into first final -- Manchester City reached their first ever Champions League final after victory over PSG. Both goals came from Riyad Mahrez as City coach Pep Guardiola moved closer to regaining the trophy he's chased for a decade.

3 days ago

Dortmund hammer Kiel to set up Leipzig final -- Even without Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund scored plenty of goals. The victory sets up a defining final for those involved, but also highlights the cost of pandemic football.

6 days ago

Forsberg strikes late to send Leipzig to final -- Emil Fosberg's 120th minute winner sent RB Leipzig to the German Cup final in dramatic fashion against Werder Bremen. Coach Julian Nagelsmann will have a chance to make history for his club and himself in the final.

7 days ago

Three 'Super League' clubs to face sanctions -- The three teams still involved in the breakaway Super League — Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus — will face sanctions from UEFA. European football's governing body has reached an agreement with the nine other clubs.

7 hours ago

Lehmann sacked over 'token Black guy' message -- 05.05.2021 -- Former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked by Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin after a message to former player Dennis Aogo was made public. Lehmann apologized for asking if Aogo was a "token Black guy."

9 hours ago

DFB boss Keller case referred to tribunal -- 04.05.2021 -- The case of Germany's football association boss, Fritz Keller, will be heard at a tribunal after regional associations called for his exit. Keller had ruled out resigning after comparing a colleague with a Nazi judge.

2 days ago

Ute Groth: DFB's infighting is 'embarrassing' -- 05.05.2021 -- Ute Groth once attempted to run to become the DFB's first female president – but she wasn't nominated. In light of the current power struggle at the top of the DFB, she believes structural changes are needed.

9 hours ago

Myanmar swimmer calls for Olympic ban - Win Htet Oo says Olympic participation risks legitimizing the military regime in his country.

3 days ago

German gymnasts seek sport clothes revolution -- 30.04.2021 -- Elisabeth Seitz is one of three German gymnasts who have made a stand by competing in full-body leotards to protest against the sexualization of sport. She says each athlete must be allowed to decide what they wear.

6 days ago

Lewis Hamilton wins in Portugal -- 02.05.2021 -- The 2021 Formula One season promised a battle between Mercedes and Red Bull and it delivered just that in Portugal. Lewis Hamilton won a race he led for 34 of 66 laps.

4 days ago

Bayern Munich miss out on final -- 02.05.2021 -- In an exciting and dramatic second leg, Chelsea got the better of Bayern Munich to reach the Champions League final. Bayern lost the second leg but the game was closer than the scoreline.

3 days ago

Germany handed tough group in qualifying -- 30.04.2021 -- The road to the 2023 women's World Cup will begin in September with Germany up against Portugal, Serbia, Israel, Turkey and Bulgaria. Games will take place either side of next year's delayed European Championship.

5 days ago

Metzelder handed suspended jail sentence -- The ex-Germany and Real Madrid football player has received a suspended ten-month jail sentence after admitting to the possession and distribution of exploitative images of children.

8 days ago

Manchester mayor demands football reform -- 28.04.2021 -- After two of his city's football clubs attempted to form a breakaway Super League last week, Manchester mayor Andy Burnham tells DW about his admiration for Germany's 50+1 model and demands reform in English football.

7 days ago

How JPMorgan got tangled up in football -- 27.04.2021 -- Apologies from Wall Street don't happen often. Yet JPMorgan's backing of the now doomed Super League forced it into a rare mea culpa. It might prove an enduring lesson as the battle for football's soul continues.

9 days ago

Sports Life - WHY England have flopped since 1966 -- Apart from their World Cup triumph on home soil in 1966, the England men's football team have flattered to deceive.

8 days ago

Sports Life - 1992 - The year modern football was born ... -- Modern football began in 1992. Let's see how this year shaped the game, and business, of football we know today.

1 month ago

OLYMPIC GAMES: Surfing -- Surfing makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo games, Rachel i, Dylan and Leon will be hitting the waves for Germany..

1 month ago

How COVID has changed the way we hear football -- COVID-19 has forced fans out of the stadiums but you still hear them on TV. Sports Life finds out how it's done.

1 month ago

DW's German football podcast -- 28.03.2021 -- Join Project Fussball's diverse panel of experts as they go deeper into the topics around German football. In the final episode of the first series, we find out how a professional player managed the pandemic.

1 month 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.

1 year 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.

1 year ago

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

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