FIFA handed the task of developing goalline technology for the 2014 World Cup to Aachen-based GoalControl. The system is aimed at clearing up any close calls for the match officials.
Basketball player Dirk Nowitzki is one of the most famous German athletes in the world. A new documentary film shows how a tall kid from a small German city became a superstar in the United States.
As the fighting between pro-Moscow rebels and Ukrainian forces continues in eastern Ukraine, another battle is going on behind the scenes:
Lewis Hamilton from Great Britain has beaten his German Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to win the Japanese Grand Prix. The race needed two starts behind the safety car because of heavy rain at the Suzuka Circuit.
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