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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  

Manager blasts French Schumacher story
Formula One champion Michael Schumacher skiing. Photo: DPA

Manager blasts French Schumacher story

On the one-year anniversary of Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher's skiing accident in France, his manager is warning that reports on Schumacher's health in a French newspaper are false. READ  

Neuer cautious over Ballon d'Or prospects
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Neuer cautious over Ballon d'Or prospects

Germany's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer on Friday played down his prospects of securing the World Player of the Year award over holder Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. READ  

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No Boxing Day football tradition for Germans
Germans football fans will have nothing to watch this Boxing Day Photo: DPA

No Boxing Day football tradition for Germans

Defying national stereotypes, it is British footballers who will be braving the freezing cold to take to the pitch on Boxing Day, whilst Germany's players are already sunning themselves on their winter break until the end of January. READ  

Reward offered for €150k homing pigeon
A female homing pigeon. Photo: DPA

Reward offered for €150k homing pigeon

A breeder in Düsseldorf has offered a €10,000 reward after thieves stole a homing pigeon worth €150,000 from his aviary. READ  

Berlin's FC Union swaps footy for carols
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Berlin's FC Union swaps footy for carols

The stadium's terraces are packed to capacity with the crowd singing loudly, but there's no match on - floodlit football has been replaced with carols by candlelight. READ  

Adidas sells three million World Cup shirts
World Cup-winning manager Joachim Löw accepts the award at a gala in Baden Baden on Sunday Photo. DPA

Adidas sells three million World Cup shirts

Football fans have snapped up a total of more than three million replica kits of their world-cup winning heroes, Adidas announced, with much of that boost coming in the run-up to Christmas. The team were also honoured as Germany's "Sportsmen of the Year" on Sunday. READ  

German bank sues Ecclestone for €345mn
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German bank sues Ecclestone for €345mn

German bank BayernLB is seeking €345 million ($423 million) in a lawsuit against Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone over the 2006 sale of the sport's rights, according to a report. READ  

Löw aims for Euro 2016 with new-look Germany
Joachim Löw holding the World Cup trophy. File photo: DPA

Löw aims for Euro 2016 with new-look Germany

World Cup winners Germany have suffered something of a hangover since their triumph in Brazil, but coach Joachim Löw is hoping a new-look side can go on to claim more glory at Euro 2016. READ  

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