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Schweini had 'no future' at Bayern: German press
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Schweini had 'no future' at Bayern: German press

Manchester United fans may be delighting that they've secured a World Cup champion from one of their fiercest football rivals, but the German press view Bastian Schweinsteiger's transfer as good business on the part of Bayern Munich. READ  

Germany star gives up football to found startup
Marcell Jansen, capped 45 times by Germany. Photo: DPA

Germany star gives up football to found startup

One of Germany's most experienced international footballers announced on Wednesday that he's hanging up his boots in his prime because he wants to set up a start-up company. READ  

Women's World Cup
'Germany will crack England': top coach
Star striker Celia Sasic. Photo: DPA

'Germany will crack England': top coach

The manager of European champions FFC Frankfurt told The Local he expects Germany to beat England in the third place play-off in the Women's World Cup, and predicted his protege Celia Sasic will grab a goal or two. READ  

Germany reach semis of beach volleyball worlds
Ilka Semmler and Katrin Holtwick. Photo: DPA file

Germany reach semis of beach volleyball worlds

Germany's top beach volleyball pair are storming the world championships in Holland and prepare to face Brazil in the semis on Friday. READ  

Guardiola: Schweini must decide on future
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Guardiola: Schweini must decide on future

UPDATE: Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said Thursday that Bastian Schweinsteiger holds his future in his own hands amidst reports linking the Germany captain to Manchester United. READ  

Referee costs Germany dear against USA
Head coach Silvia Neid (r) with Celia Sasic (l) on the bench. Photo: DPA

Referee costs Germany dear against USA

Germany coach Silvia Neid said she found the referee's decision-making 'sad' in her country's 2-0 semi-final defeat to the USA in the Women's World Cup in Montreal on early Wednesday morning. READ  

Women's World Cup
Semi-final clash with US 'like a final'
Germany coach Silvia Neid. Photo: DPA

Semi-final clash with US 'like a final'

Ahead of Tuesday's semi-final clash against the Unites States in the Women's World Cup, Germany coach Silvia Neid warned that her team would not be relinquishing their status as the world's number one team yet. READ  

Wimbledon draw leaves Germans out in cold
Philipp Kohlschreiber at Wimbledon in 2014. Photo: DPA

Wimbledon draw leaves Germans out in cold

As the tennis world gears up for the high point of the year at Wimbledon, starting on Monday the seedings have been released and the draws made. For the first time since 1998, there isn't a single German seed in the men's draw. READ  

Women's World Cup
Germany gear up for France quarter final
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Germany gear up for France quarter final

Germany take on France on Friday in the quarter finals of the Women's World Cup in Canada, but are trying to shirk off the 'favourite' tag. READ  

Firmino transfer confirms Bundesliga's worst fears
Roberto Firmino. Photo: DPA

Firmino transfer confirms Bundesliga's worst fears

Liverpool confirmed the purchase of FC Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino on Wednesday for €41 million, breaking a German record and striking fear into German pundits in the process. READ  

JobTalk Germany
How Germany fell in love with the 'company run'
Participants in the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge in Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

How Germany fell in love with the 'company run'

More and more companies across Germany are taking part in so called "Firmenläufe" - company runs – as a way to bring colleagues together and give everyone a chance to show the boss who's boss. READ  

Women's World Cup
Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup
Sweden's Nilla Fischer tries to block Germany's Anja Mittag (R) during Germany's 4-1 win. Photo: Carmen Jaspersen / picture alliance / dpa

Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup

Top ranked Germany advanced to the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup on Saturday with a confident 4-1 victory over Sweden. READ  

Women's World Cup
Germany qualify for next round after big win
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Germany qualify for next round after big win

Germany advanced the last 16 of the Women's World Cup on Monday as group winners after thrashing Thailand 4-0 in Winnipeg. READ  

Germany held to draw by former champs Norway
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Germany held to draw by former champs Norway

In Group B of the women’s World Cup in Canada , a second half Maren Mjelde equaliser grabbed a 1-1 draw for Norway against top ranked Germany in a clash of former champions. READ  

Hanover welcomes toughest fireman contest
Hauling a human-sized dummy through the streets. Photo: DPA

Hanover welcomes toughest fireman contest

More than 500 firefighters from all over the world have descended on Hanover this week to compete for the title of "Toughest Firefighter Alive". READ  

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