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10 months ago

DW in Duisburg -- Exclusive: Georgia Stanway settling at Bayern -- Bayern Munich's new midfielder Georgia Stanway is seeking success and happiness on-and-off the pitch in Germany. She spoke to DW about her experience so far.

13 hours ago

NWSL shows up Women's Bundesliga -- Every match will determine a playoff slot as the US National Women's Soccer League heads into the final weekend of its 10th season. The NWSL is the third attempt to launch a women's league in the US — and it's working.

3 days ago

Bellingham captains BVB, defeat angers Terzic -- Jude Bellingham donned the Borussia Dortmund captain's armband for the first time on Saturday but couldn't prevent his team losing to Cologne. Head coach Edin Terzic had strong words for his players ahead of a big week.

1 day ago

How Musiala led Bayern's 'therapy session' -- Crisis-hit Bayern Munich bounced back to winning ways by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night. Teenager Jamal Musiala put a hard week's training into practice with a man-of-the-match performance.

1 day ago

How Urs Fischer keeps Union at top level -- Despite being in the Europa League and this only being their fourth season in the top tier, Union Berlin are top of the Bundesliga. The club has surprised many, and Jasmine Baba explains how they've done it.

3 days ago

How Bundesliga clubs travel to away games? -- Questions were asked after PSG and France star Kylian Mbappe laughed at the idea of not flying to an away game. How do clubs travel to away games and what are their reasons for picking a plane over a bus?

4 days ago

A 'pioneering role' in sustainability -- The Bundesliga is committed to being climate friendly. The 36 clubs in the first and second divisions are prepared to meet certain sustainability criteria in the future — though some are better positioned than others.

8 days ago

Iran protests take center stage against Senegal -- A football friendly to prepare for Qatar 2022 proved fertile grounds for Iranian protesters. The national team have now lent their support in the fight for the freedom of women in a country with a hard-line government.

5 days ago

DW IN LONDON -- England expose Germany as Qatar looms -- Germany's last competitive fixtures before the World Cup are over following a 3-3 draw with England in London. With it came a humble reminder that Germany's World Cup aspirations must be tempered with realism.

6 days ago

Müller: The space interpeter looks tired -- Germany lost to Hungary on Friday night, crashing out of the Nations League and prompting concern ahead of the World Cup, with several key players struggling for form. Chief among them: talisman Thomas Müller.

7 days ago

How Dutch league can catch its national team -- The Netherlands' Euro 2017 win saw the country take a warp-speed jump to the top of women's football. The domestic league has had a slower trajectory but that could soon change, with big clubs starting to invest.

7 days ago

Indonesian football tragedy -- 'An accident waiting to happen' – experts -- The death toll from a mass panic at a football match in Indonesia stands provisionally at 125. Experts say decrepit facilities, archaic policing and fan violence produced a toxic combination, with fatal consequences.

17 hours ago

Indonesia: 125 killed after football 'riots' -- Police fired tear gas after angy supporters of Arema FC invaded the pitch, triggering a stampede, a crush and one of the worst stadium tragedies in history. Most victims died of suffocation or being trampled upon.

22 hours ago

Algeria accused of 'cultural appropriation' -- From Brazil's iconic yellow jerseys to Croatia's red-and-white checkerboard, football kits tell stories of their own. Now, however, Algeria's controversial new training shirt has stoked tensions with neighbors Morocco.

2 days ago

FIBA investigate fight at Women's World Cup -- A fight between two Mali basketball players at the Women's World Cup broke out after the team lost their game against Serbia and was eliminated from the tournament.

5 days ago

Kipchoge breaks marathon record in Berlin -- Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the record he set in 2018 by 30 seconds. This is the first Berlin Marathon held without restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 days ago

Special Olympics: The right to participate -- The Special Olympics may not be as well-known as the Olympic Games, but they are no less important. The competitions for people with intellectual and physical disabilities are about much more than athletic performance.

9 days ago

Little enthusiasm in table-tennis-crazy China -- The World Table Tennis Team Championships are the first major sporting event to be hosted by China since the Olympics. However, a COVID-19 lockdown has dampened any sense of anticipation in a table tennis-crazy nation.

11 days ago

Newcastle United on PSG and City path -- Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and now Newcastle United are backed by big money from Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Has this three-way regional battle for supremacy now moved to European football pitches?

11 days ago

'Abolish sexual and gender identity penalties' -- Unflattering terms were used at a German Football Association human rights congress aimed at "intensifying the discussion" ahead of the World Cup. One speaker in particular made waves with an impassioned personal plea.

12 days ago

Column -- Not all is well in African football -- Though the second edition of the African Champions League is set to kick off in October, Angola has seen its national league collapse. In Spain, meanwhile, play resumed after a referee strike ended.

17 hours ago

How a diabetic can become a top athlete -- With the right treatment and management, diabetes need not be a barrier for athletes looking to perform at an elite level. Germany's best male tennis player, Alexander Zverev, is a case in point.

17 days ago

Building African dreams through basketball -- NBA executive Masai Ujiri is investing in young Africans through his Giants of Africa basketball development foundation. He's looking to unearth the next big stars while empowering young players with life skills.

20 days ago

Ukraine handball team on a mission in Germany -- Ukraine's best handball team, HC Motor Zaporizhzhia, is representing the country in Germany.

17 hours ago

Breaking at the 2024 Paris Olympics -- Jilou Rasul is one of Germany's best breakers. She has been able to assert herself in this male-dominated sport.

1 month ago

Sports Life - From Addiction and Homelessness to the Stage -- Jacobus Claassen was homeless and addicted. With help of Circus School in Cape Town he became a circus artist.

1 month ago

Manila Hoops: The Philippines' Basketball Obsession -- We take a journey with pro player Jeron to find out more about fate, family and basketball in the Philippines.

2 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.

17 hours ago

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

3 years 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.

3 years ago