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German soars into ski jump top spot
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German soars into ski jump top spot

Germany is a "Weltmeister" again, this time in ski-jumping. Severin Freund's 134-metre vertical jumps, and new world distance record of nearly 136 metres, ended the nearly decade-and-a-half wait for German ski jump fans starved for gold. READ  

Rosberg: I'm racing towards fatherhood
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Rosberg: I'm racing towards fatherhood

Nico Rosberg and his wife Vivian Sibold are expecting a new addition to their family, the Formula One driver announced on Friday. READ  

Football club condemns fans' Nazi banners
A banner reads: "An Austrian calls and you follow blind, every child knows how that ended. You would have made good Nazis". Photo: DPA

Football club condemns fans' Nazi banners

Secomd-tier league football team Erzgebirge Aue has apologised to RB Leipzig and the team's founder, Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz, after Aue fans displayed a banner showing the Austrian entrepreneur in Nazi uniform. READ  

Race heats up for German Olympic bid spot
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Race heats up for German Olympic bid spot

Berlin has said it is ready to put up €2.5 million in its bid to host the 2024 or 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in hopes that the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) chooses the capital over Hamburg. READ  

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Heads roll as teams battle relegation
Hertha Berlin ex-coach Jos Luhukay. Photo: DPA

Heads roll as teams battle relegation

Hertha Berlin sacked their coach as they struggle to climb out of the bottom while the man behind this year's biggest disaster has ruled out resigning as his organisation stands behind him. READ  

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Football says goodbye to legendary coach
Udo Lattek as coach for Bayern Munich in 1972. Photo: DPA

Football says goodbye to legendary coach

Legendary German coach Udo Lattek, who won the European Cup, Uefa Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup with three different clubs, died on Wednesday aged 80. READ  

F1 boss 'trying' to save German Grand Prix
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F1 boss 'trying' to save German Grand Prix

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone hopes to keep the German Grand Prix on this season's calendar despite money problems at the tracks, he said in an interview published by Britain's Press Association on Tuesday. READ  

Düsseldorf-born Patriot hoists Lombardi trophy
Sebastian Vollmer, left, celebrates with teammates Bryan Stork and quarterback Tom Brady. Photo: DPA

Düsseldorf-born Patriot hoists Lombardi trophy

For the first time ever, a Super Bowl ring will find its home on a German finger after Sebastian Vollmer of the New England Patriots helped his team to victory against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's game. READ  

Borussia coach admits to 'downward spiral'
Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp at a press conference. Photo: DPA

Borussia coach admits to 'downward spiral'

Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp admits feeling the pressure as his side resume their fight to stay in Germany's top flight on Saturday at fellow Champions League side Bayer Leverkusen. READ  

Handball! Neuer blows whistle on wax double
Manuel Neuer at the inauguration of his double in Berlin. Photo: DPA

Handball! Neuer blows whistle on wax double

Madame Tussauds' hottest new effigy was unveiled to the public in Berlin on Tuesday, costing a euro for each of the 150,000 hairs on keeper Manuel Neuer's head. Pity about the handball goal frame though… READ  

Bayern accidentally snub Saudi prince at dinner
Prince Abdulrahman bin Musaid with Bayern coach Pep Guardiola. Photo : DPA

Bayern accidentally snub Saudi prince at dinner

Bayern Munich has drawn the ire of Saudi prince and Al-Hilal football club owner Abdulrahman bin Musaid after members of his team were turned away from what was supposed to be a joint dinner with the German players, Bild reported on Tuesday. READ  

Regretful Reus ready to rescue Dortmund
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Regretful Reus ready to rescue Dortmund

Marco Reus is relishing his return from injury to help pull Borussia Dortmund out of the German league's relegation places. READ  

Wolfsburg midfielder killed in car crash
The wreckage of the car in which Junior Malanda was travelling. Photo: Police

Wolfsburg midfielder killed in car crash

Wolfsburg midfielder and Belgian under-21 captain Junior Malanda died on Saturday afternoon when a car he was travelling in smashed into a tree, Bild reported. READ  

Tour de France to return to German TV
Germany's Marcel Kittel wins the final stage of last year's Tour de France Photo: DPA

Tour de France to return to German TV

German state broadcaster ARD is to begin screening the Tour de France again, after a break of four years due to the sport's recurrent doping disgraces. READ  

Ex-Bayern boss freed on day release
Uli Hoeness during his trail for tax evasion Photo: DPA

Ex-Bayern boss freed on day release

Tax-evading former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness has been freed on day release, it emerged Friday - just seven months after being jailed for hiding some 28.5 million euros from the tax authorities. READ  

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