Ramunas Navardauskas has won the 19th Stage of the Tour de France. Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey and is expected to take it home with him when the three-week cycling showcase ends on Sunday.
After 1. FC Nürnberg's relegation last season, the club's Japanese playmaker Hiroshi Kiyotake has agreed a deal to join Hannover 96 on a four-year contract for a fee of around 4 million euros.
With recent Germany captain Philipp Lahm retiring from international duty, an heir to the right back's throne must be found. The upcoming Bundesliga campaign boasts a number of candidates.
World Cup-winner Joachim Löw will keep coaching Germany’s national team rather than seek new challenges. Media had speculated that he might have sought a fresh position after winning soccer’s greatest prize.
Holger Badstuber returned from a long injury absence last Friday. With a lot of work ahead, the question remains as to whether he'll be the same player.
The World Cup is over and Germany's clubs - without their World Cup stars who are away on holiday - have started their pre-season preparation. Training camps and friendlies are on the schedule.
Freiburg's Matthias Ginter has ended a great deal of speculation and moved to Dortmund for a reported 10 million euros, signing a deal until 2019. The young defender's "fantastic potential" gives BVB much-needed depth.
Philipp Lahm has retired from international football, just days after leading Germany to its fourth World Cup title. The decision by the 30-year-old Bayern Munich player caught the country by surprise.
There were quite a number of players who surprised at the World Cup. We've picked out a handful of those who are returning home having enhanced both their reputation and their transfer value.
Brazil was a place for footballing heroes in 2014, particularly if you were German, but it also turned out to be a forgettable journey for some players who just couldn't stand the heat - noteably captains.
Bayern Munich had a large representation in Germany's 2014 World Cup squad, so are the Bundesliga record champions largely the reason for Joachim Löw's success or is there more to it?
It took 24 years for reunified Germany to win the World Cup. German football and the German national team changed enormously and unforeseeably during that time. And as Jefferson Chase points out, so did Germany itself.
Germany have won their fourth World Cup, overcoming Argentina 1-0 after extra time in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Götze's late volley was the difference in a cagey match.
The World Cup may be over but behind the scenes, transfer deals are being done as Bundesliga clubs prepare for the season ahead by bringing in new recruits. Keep up with the latest moves here.
German lawmakers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling conservative party are questioning whether Russia should be stripped of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The debate follows the downing of an airliner in east Ukraine.
Weeks after Germany emerged victorious from the World Cup, the country's highest football body is embroiled in a legal battle over its logo that could cost it millions in lost revenue.
Nico Rosberg led from start to finish at Hockenheim, while Lewis Hamilton charged from 20th to 3rd in the other Mercedes. Valtterri Bottas hung on to split the Mercedes, claiming another podium spot for Williams.
Toni Kroos has ended speculation to finally join Spanish giants Real Madrid on a six-year contract. A transfer was long in the making, but is the reality of his departure really that remarkable?
The World Cup festival has cooled down, and Joachim Löw has switched his focus to the next challenge - emulating Spain's triumph as undisputed world and European champions. Now he's on the hunt for a new number two.
Kick off! was there as people from around the world gathered to watch the World Cup final.
The 2014 World Cup has broken records on social media, inspiring memes that have been shared by millions around the world. Following Germany's win, we take a look at some of the record-breaking events and popular memes.
The mood in the village of Pähl has changed since the start of the World Cup. Now everyone wants to know where German forward Thomas Müller grew up. Residents are proud of "their Thomas."
Students have developed a new sport they call FUWATE, which combines volleyball, soccer and tennis.
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