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  • Kuranyi hangs up his boots

    Former Germany international striker Kevin Kuranyi said Friday he was calling time on his career despite money-spinning offers to play overseas in Qatar and China.

  • Germany aim to extend run

    Record-breaking Germany face Azerbaijan on Sunday with head coach Joachim Loew insisting their simple goal is to "ruthlessly" secure World Cup qualification as quickly as possible.

  • Podolski crowns farewell with winner over Eng

    Germany's Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.

  • Southgate picks up pieces as Eng rebuild again

    After a year scarred by scandal and sporting catastrophe, Gareth Southgate will begin his attempt to steer England into calmer waters in Wednesday's friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

  • Messi

    WC fans will need special identity cards for matches

    Fans at next year's World Cup and this year's Confederations Cup in Russia will need special identity cards before they can watch matches, soccer's governing body said Thursday.

  • Goetze left out for Benfica clash

    Germany's World Cup winner Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund's squad for Tuesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

  • Bayern beat Werder for record 13th straight time

    Bayern Munich edged past Werder Bremen 2-1 on Saturday for a Bundesliga record 13th consecutive win over them to stay three points clear at the top of the table.

  • Lewandowski's last-gasp goal earns Bayern 2-1 win

    Robert Lewandowski scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Freiburg 2-1 on Friday and open up a six point lead as the league resumed after the winter break.

  • FussballBild launched in Germany

    German football fans have a daily newspaper dedicated to the game for the first time with the launch of "FussballBild" ('FootballBild'), to coincide with the resuming of the Bundesliga season, on Friday.

  • Kruse escapes injury after car crash

    Germany international Max Kruse admitted he was lucky to have walked away from a car crash having reported for training hours after wrecking the vehicle he was driving on Thursday.

  • Who employs Oliver Kurtz?

    German hockey coach Oliver Kurtz has been sitting idle in the capital for the last two days as an his appointment as Bangladesh national team's head coach has stalled over a row between the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) and one of its vice presidents.

  • Gasquet leads France to Hopman Cup win

    Cagey veteran Richard Gasquet led France to a 2-1 win over Germany at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Monday.

  • Draxler ends Wolves debacle

    Julian Draxler had the world at his feet when Wolfsburg paid Schalke 35 million euros ($37.3m) back in August 2015 for Germany's rising star.

  • Frankfurt go third

    Eintracht Frankfurt went third in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Mainz on Tuesday, their first win in four on the final round of 2016 matches.

  • Dortmund stumble against Augsburg

    Borussia Dortmund missed a bagful of chances to draw 1-1 at home with Augsburg on Tuesday, as they squandered the opportunity to make up ground in the Bundesliga title race heading into the winter break.

  • Acid test for Bayern

    Bayern Munich face an acid test of their status as Bundesliga leaders in Wednesday's crunch showdown when they host second-placed RB Leipzig, who know they have nothing to lose.

  • Dortmund's hot-shots eye goal record at Real

    Borussia Dortmund can set a new Champions League goal record at Real Madrid on Wednesday if the likes of Marco Reus, Ousmane Dembele or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score at the Bernabeu.

  • Bayern end winless streak

    Bayern Munich ended a three-match winless run when they beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 on Saturday, although the Bundesliga champions still had to cling on at the end.

  • Germany, Portugal kept apart

    World Cup holders Germany were placed in Group B for the 2017 Confederations Cup alongside Chile, Australia and the winner of next year's Africa Cup of Nations at Saturday's draw in Kazan.

  • Injured Neuer ruled out of Bayern's clash in Rostov

    Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been ruled out of Bayern Munich's trip to Russia to face Rostov in the Champions League on Wednesday, the German champions said in a statement.

  • Bayern under pressure for 'biggest challenge'

    Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich face a stern challenge to their place at the top of the table this weekend when Carlo Ancelotti's Bavarian giants play Borussia Dortmund away on Saturday.

  • David v Goliath clash

    World champions Germany face minnows San Marino in a 2018 World Cup qualifier with a true David verses Goliath match-up on Friday.

  • Loew set to extend reign

    Germany's World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is set to extend his reign until 2020 amidst reports his new contract will be

  • Real aim for goal fest

    Look ahead to Tuesday's Champions League action as champions Real Madrid go on the goal trail against minnows Legia Warsaw.

  • England set Germany friendly date

    England will travel to Germany for a friendly international in Dortmund on March 22, the Football Association announced Friday.

  • Germany's cricket boom poised to hit the silver screen

    A boom of interest in cricket in Germany, fuelled by the influx of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a tale poised to hit the silver screen.

  • Fury vacates world heavyweight titles

    Tyson Fury's troubled 11th month reign as world heavyweight champion comes to an end when the British boxer announces he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles "to fully focus on his medical treatment and recovery".

  • Germany want power show

    Germany want a show of power in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against a Czech Republic side hoping for 'a little

  • Germans angry at Beckenbauer

    A majority of Germans believe football legend Franz Beckenbauer no longer deserves the nickname 'Kaiser Franz', given the latest

  • Schumacher's lawyer reveals the racing driver cannot stand

    German retired racing driver and seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher is unable to stand even with the assistance of therapists, let alone walk claims his lawyer Felix Damm.

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