As Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund prepare to face each other on Saturday, here is a look at some of the defining moments that have characterized Germany's biggest domestic rivalry in recent seasons.
The two "Bayern-chasers" meet on Sunday looking to edge closer to the German champions. The result in Munich the night before may have a bearing on the outcome of the game in Gladbach.
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On Sunday Wolfsburg doled out a 3-0 loss to previously unbeaten Mainz, before Mönchengladbach held Bayern to a scoreless draw. The Foals were the equals of the reigning German champs and could even have snuck a win.
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While Leverkusen flirted with disaster, and Hamburg and Eintracht Frankfurt were eliminated at the hands of fellow Bundesliga sides, there were no true upsets in the second day of the German Cup's second round.
Hannover and Hertha were dumped out of the second round, but Borussia Dortmund finally returned to winning ways. Fourth-division Kickers Offenbach also secured another famous German Cup victory.
Crisis? What crisis? Dortmund and Leverkusen made amends for poor performances in the previous Bundesliga round. Leverkusen beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0, while Dortmund crushed Galatasaray 4-0 in Istanbul.
On October 30, 1974, Muhammad Ali beat world champion George Foreman and regained his heavyweight title. The "Rumble in the Jungle" in what was then Zaire went down in sporting history.
A new doping code is set to come into force worldwide at the start of 2015. In Germany, a new code will also start up, which will place a more demands on the country's own anti-doping authority. And, that costs money.
The chief of the European Club Association, which consists of clubs, such as, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea, wants the Qatar 2022 World Cup to be held before the normal schedule and not in the winter months.
The new coach of the German national handball team couldn't have asked for a better first day on the job: a win against Finland in the Euro 2016 qualifiers. His second day at work may prove to be a tougher.
Most of Syria’s top footballers have already left for overseas and the country's domestic league is suffering. But Tareq Hindawi, Aleppo born-and-raised, still thinks Syrian football has got a future.
Marcel Gurk is the world record-holder in "neck catching."
Meet Bianca Krause and her sports psychologist Natascha Binder.
Markus Kreuzberger is a man who likes a challenge.
A lot happens in the Bundesliga each week and it's not always easy to stay up to date. Have a look back through our competition archives here, for a look at the highlights and lowlights of the current season.
Germany's best clubs are in action in both the Champions League and Europa League competitions this season. From Bayern Munich to Wolfsburg, catch up on how they are all faring here, in the archive.
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