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Saturday, April 04, 2020 10:50 PM ET

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Analysis - Flick fits Bayern, and not just on the pitch - Hansi Flick has been appointed permanent Bayern Munich coach following a fine run of results as an interim. Flick is perfect for the role, as much for his loyalty as his coaching ability, writes DW's Michael da Silva.

13 hours ago

Jürgen Klopp and the Danish throw-in coach -- 03.04.2020 -- Jürgen Klopp and his players deserve plenty of credit for their Champions League triumph. But paying attention to a hitherto neglected aspect of the game has been a big factor in the Premier League leaders' success.

14 hours ago

DFL denies report on new Bundesliga schedule -- 03.04.2020 -- The DFL have moved quickly to deny media reports that they plan to finish the Bundesliga season in June. Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund will open a coronavirus treatment center at their stadium. Get up to date here.

12 hours ago

Women's clubs unlikely to go bust in crisis, yet -- Just like the men's league, the women's Bundesliga has been forced to halt due to the coronavirus outbreak. While money is much tighter in the women's game, mass bankruptcies are not expected. Not yet, anyway.

15 hours ago

'The situation for many African athletes is tough' -- Julius Yego is Africa's most successful javelin thrower. He had been training for this summer's Olympic Games, until the cononavirus outbreak. He spoke to DW about what the pandemic has meant for him and sport in Africa.

1 day ago

Is the door open for unchecked doping? -- The corona pandemic has paralyzed a lot of things in life, including the battle against doping in sports. It has made drug testing almost impossible. Is this an open invitation for would-be cheaters?

2 days ago

Bundesliga eyeing May return -- German football appears determined to finish the current season after all 36 clubs in the top two divisions agreed to suspend play until at least April 30. DW looks at why they can't afford to entertain any other option.

3 days ago

Concerns over matches which still went ahead -- The Champions League game between Atalanta and Valencia in Milan has been described as a "biological bomb" as far as the coronavirus is concerned. Yet thousands of fans also attended matches in Leipzig and Liverpool.

5 days ago

Löw now longest-tenured national team coach -- 01.04.2020 -- Joachim Löw has become the longest-tenured coach in international football after Uruguay laid off its coaching staff. He's one of a handful of World Cup-winning German coaches, but his career has suffered a few setbacks.

2 days ago

Coronavirus: lower-league clubs get creative -- Money is tight at the best of times for lower-league clubs, but coronavirus poses an existential threat. From attendance records to matches against "FC Corona" to virtual pyrotechnics, German clubs are getting creative.

5 days ago

Virtual beer helps Union Berlin weather storm -- 27.03.2020 -- With the football season suspended, clubs are deprived of revenue. Bundesliga newcomers Union Berlin are relying on solidarity and a virtual food truck to weather the financial storm caused by the coronavirus.

7 days ago

Belarusian sport ignores corona crisis -- 27.03.2020 -- While sports all over the world are on hold, Belarus's top football and ice hockey leagues are set to play in front of live audiences this weekend. Organizers of the women's Super Cup are even offering free admission.

5 days ago

How stars and clubs are helping in the fight -- 25.03.2020 -- As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, football stars and clubs are doing their bit to help their clubs and homelands. Here are a few stories of how football is helping in the fight.

8 days ago

'Excusez-moi?' Roland Garros breaks ranks -- 26.03.2020 -- The ATP and WTA are among the organizations that have interrupted their seasons due to the coronavirus. Yet amid gestures of solidarity, the French Tennis Federation has gone its own way, much to the irritation of many.

3 days ago

Olympics delay poses huge challenge -- The organizers of the 2020 Olympics were left with no choice but to postpone the summer Games in Tokyo. What's now facing them is an unprecedented financial and organizational challenge.

10 days ago

Kick off! on YouTube! 26.09.2018 - Click here for the DW Kick off! YouTube channel for more stories and interviews with Bundesliga and international stars.

6 months ago

Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka honored - Bayern Munich and Germany teammates Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka have received honorary German Football Ambassador awards in recognition of their "WeKickCorona" fundraising campaign.

1 day ago

Outdoor sports: healthy exercise or risk? -- Sporting activities outside in the fresh air are good for our health. But is that also the case during the coronavirus pandemic? Join DW down by the River Rhine for the latest advice for fitness freaks and sports lovers.

4 days ago

The most unlikely Bundesliga winners of all -- Kaiserslautern now play in Germany's third division. But 22 years ago, they shot up from the second tier to win the Bundesliga at the first go, crushing Bayern Munich on the way. DW looks back on an unlikely title win.

7 days ago

Euro '96 shootout win sends message of unity -- Germany's first title win since since reunification helped bridge a divide beyond the borders of a grass pitch. A semi-final win against host England was the hallmark of their message of unity.

10 days ago

Seventh heaven for Germany in historic semifinal -- While Germany's 7-1 semifinal win against Brazil didn't win them the 2014 World Cup, it was the moment they announced their return to the top of the football world. DW looks back at an historic night.

11 days ago

How 'Miracle of Bern' changed West Germany -- West Germany were still semi-professional when they lifted the World Cup in 1954. The unlikely victory became known as the Miracle of Bern and helped heal a nation that was divided, lost and in real need of inspiration.

14 days ago

Postponed festival brings the big screen home -- This year's 11mm Football Film Festival was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the organization is sharing a selection of short films online every day, giving football fans a festival feeling from home.

9 days ago

Eintracht Frankfurt name new stadium sponsor -- With the coronavirus forcing the Bundesliga to grind to a halt, it may seem like a strange time for a club to announce a new stadium-naming sponsor. That's just what Eintracht Frankfurt and Deutsche Bank have done.

3 days ago

Bayern fan banned for anti-Monday banner -- A Bayern Munich fan has been banned from attending the club's home matches after he helped display an "anti-Mondays" banner. While fan groups have issued scathing criticism of the club, the fan intends to resist the ban.

9 days ago

DW Kick Off on Instagram -- News and background stories from football and the rest of the world of sports, from Germany's international broadcaster.

7 months ago

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7 months ago

DW Kick off on Facebook -- This is the place to come to find all of our Bundesliga and other football-related content on Facebook.

7 months ago

DW Bundesliga on Alexa -- Want to hear what we think about the latest Bundesliga matchday? Just ask your Alexa device to play the audio of our opinion piece.

7 months ago