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German FA launches action against Beckenbauer
Beckenbauer (L) with suspended FIFA president, Sepp Blatter. Photo: DPA

German FA launches action against Beckenbauer
2 days ago

German football chiefs on Friday launched a lawsuit involving Franz Beckenbauer, world governing body FIFA, two former German federation (DFB) presidents as well as the former head of adidas as part of the 2006 World Cup scandal.

Two skiers die in head-on collision in German Alps
Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Feldberg, Baden Württemberg. Photo: DPA

Two skiers die in head-on collision in German Alps
January 25, 2016

An extremely rare tragedy took place on the slopes of a German ski resort of Sunday, when two skiers crashed into one another and died.

Footballer axed for flashing privates at female employee
Nick Proschwitz. Photo: DPA

Footballer axed for flashing privates at female employee
January 25, 2016

A footballer for FC Paderborn has got himself in all sorts of trouble after getting his tackle out in public.

German cyclists injured in Spanish accident
Team Giant Alpecin rider John Degenkolb of Germany was one of the cyclists injured. Photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

German cyclists injured in Spanish accident
January 24, 2016

Six cyclists from German cycling team Giant-Alpecin were injured in a training accident when an English driver crashed into them in Benigembla near Alicante on Saturday.

Former Ivory Coast player found dead
Gohouri in his Borussia Mönchengladbach playing days. Photo: DPA

Former Ivory Coast player found dead
January 03, 2016

The body of former Ivory Coast international Steve Gohouri has been found in the Rhine, German police said on Saturday three weeks after he was reported missing.

Tour de France 2017 to start in Düsseldorf
The Grand Depart 2012. Photo: DPA

Tour de France 2017 to start in Düsseldorf
December 23, 2015

Germany’s “little Paris” has been confirmed as the location of the Grand Depart 2017.

Euro 2016
Germany hit 'for long time' by Paris attacks
Joachim Löw at the Euro 2016 draw in Paris on December 12th. Photo: DPA

Germany hit 'for long time' by Paris attacks
December 23, 2015

Germany coach Joachim Löw said on Tuesday his players would remain affected "for a long time" by November's Paris terror attacks, adding that it would impact their preparations for Euro 2016 in France.

Ancelotti to replace Guardiola at Bayern
Bayern Munich's departing coach Pep Guardiola (L) next to Bayern's incoming coach Carlo Ancelotti (R) during a UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in 2014. Photo: DPA

Ancelotti to replace Guardiola at Bayern
December 20, 2015

Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich as head coach at the end of the season and be replaced by Carlos Ancelotti, club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told the newspaper Bild on Sunday.

FIFA scandal
'Germany pledged money to Warner for World Cup'
Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has been banned from football-related activities for life by the FIFA ethics committee. Photo: DPA

'Germany pledged money to Warner for World Cup'
December 19, 2015

Germany's football association promised a package worth millions of euros to secure a crucial vote from disgraced official Jack Warner for its bid to host the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel said on Friday.

Pep Guardiola 'to leave Bayern at end of season'
Pep Guardiola. Photo: DPA

Pep Guardiola 'to leave Bayern at end of season'
December 17, 2015

Pep Guardiola, strongly linked to a move to the Premier League, has told Bayern Munich he will be leaving the club at the end of the season, German media reported on Thursday.

Dortmund draw most fans in global football
Borussia Dortmund's dedicated fans. Photo: DPA

Dortmund draw most fans in global football
December 15, 2015

They might be used to coming second to Bayern Munich in the German league table, but new figures show Borussia Dortmund draw bigger crowds than any other football team in the world.

Euro 2016
Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw
Joachim Loew during the Uefa Euro 2016 final draw ceremony in Paris. Photo: DPA

Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw
December 13, 2015

Germany boss Joachim Loew said his team would be foolish to under-estimate Ukraine and Northern Ireland in their Euro 2016 group even if their clash with Poland is the key to Group C.

German police target bomb scare suspect
The Hanover match was scrapped just 90 minutes before kick-off. Photo: DPA

German police target bomb scare suspect
December 13, 2015

German prosecutors said that police have raided the apartment of a man suspected of planning an attack at last month's friendly football match between Germany and the Netherlands.

Fifa corruption scandal
Beckenbauer's claims called 'absurd' by Blatter
Franz Beckenbauer (R) poses with Fifa president Sepp Blatter after Germany was designated to host the 2006 Fifa World Cup. Photo: Patrick Hertzog/AFP

Beckenbauer's claims called 'absurd' by Blatter
December 12, 2015

Suspended Fifa chief Sepp Blatter has rejected claims by German football legend Franz Beckenbauer over the corruption allegations dogging the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.

German player refs girls' game after sexist remark
“This is what happens at Fortuna Dusseldorf when a young player makes a mistake,” posted Fortuna on their Facebook page. Photo: DPA

German player refs girls' game after sexist remark
December 06, 2015

A German footballer who told a female referee “women have no place in men’s football” during a second division match found himself officiating a girls’ game on Saturday.

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