In Celebration of Lukas Podolski, Germany Legend and Professional Enigma
Though Lukas Podolski seems like a fairly straightforward character, his career has been one of paradox and contrast. Here, we celebrate the mercurial talents of an enigmatic star.
Politics And Terror Could Hurt Turkish Football
Citing security threats and a fraught political situation, German clubs are no longer going to Turkey, their once-preferred winter training camp destination. Will a player exodus be next?
The German Language of Fighting
In the Middle Ages, the German ‘Masters of Defence’ developed new approaches to swordsmanship and wrestling that culminated in the creation of a new language.
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Is There Any Developmental Value In Teams Like San Marino Playing World Cup Qualifiers?
With a tiff between Thomas Muller and San Marino currently making waves, it’s worth asking whether or not there’s any real value in international minnows playing teams like Germany.
Boxing Champion Facing Actual Prison Time for Doping Violation
In Germany, using PEDs is now a criminal offence. That could mean jail time for Felix Sturm, who has tested positive for the steroid stanozolol.
Josh Barnett Will Be at Home in Hamburg
Josh Barnett will be donning the German colours for his clash with Andrei Arlovski in Hamburg this weekend, and he's sure that he can win over the crowd.
Neymar Already Has a Rio 2016 Olympic Rings Tattoo
Not even Pele has the right to tat himself up with the five rings—all Neymar's.
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Gypsy in the Ring: The Brave Life of Johann 'Rukeli' Trollmann
The story of the light-heavyweight boxing champ whose career was cut short by the Nazis.
Triumph, Beauty and Eternal Glory: Ranking The Best Teams at Euro 2016
In our final glance back at the tournament, we assess the sides who really lit up proceedings and attempt to rank them in arbitrary fashion.
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Ramsey, Ramsey, Wherefore Art Thou Ramsey: The Euro 2016 Review
The semi-finals of Euro 2016 are over, and only two teams remain. Here’s our penultimate review of the tournament, with a generous serving of Bale, Ronaldo and Griezmann.
Tactical Tribulations in the Semi-Final: Previewing France vs. Germany
While Germany have significant tinkering to do ahead of the semis, France look to have found their momentum. The French have a woeful record against Die Mannschaft, however.
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Penalties, Punishments and The Acton Cruyff: The Euro 2016 Review
With the semi-finalists of Euro 2016 now decided, it’s time to look back on the last round. We’ve seen harsh punishments, awful penalties and a moment of sheer genius.
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