Stuttgart threw away a two-goal lead and Hannover lost at home to Hoffenheim, leaving Hamburg as the biggest winners of matchday 30 after Bruno Labbadia's side won 3-2 at home against Augsburg.
Schalke were punished for poor composure by a ruthlessly efficient Mainz side. Mainz earned their first win at home against the blue and white Bundesliga team for the first time in nearly nine years.
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber has suffered yet another injury blow. The 26-year-old has torn a muscle in his thigh and will be out for three to four months, ending his season.
Hamburg picked up a huge win in the relegation battle, while Stuttgart could only draw after leading. Dortmund is closing in on a Europa League spot. Matchday 30 pictures are here!
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Bayern Munich has been drawn to play Barcelona in their Champions League semifinal, due to take place on May 6. The other semi will see Juventus take on Real Madrid.
In another feisty Madrid derby, Real came out on top and advanced to the Champions League semifinals thanks to Javier Hernandez's goal two minutes from time. Juventus drew 0-0 to progress 1-0 on aggregate.
Despite drawing in Naples, Wolfsburg suffered from a poor first-leg performance and exited the competition. Elsewhere, Mario Gomez sent Fiorentina through, and Ukrainian surprise-package Dnipro and Sevilla also advanced.
Mick Schumacher, the 16-year-old son of Michael Schumacher, has started his Formula 4 career strongly, finishing inside the top ten of his first race at this level.
Boxing giant Wladimir Klitschko is seldom dwarfed by anything, but ahead of his heavyweight title defense against Bryant Jennings, another fight is stealing all the headlines.
A Champions League berth can mean big money for European football teams. But Borussia Dortmund won't suffer financially by missing out on Europe's top club tournament: the team is insured against its own decline.
In a remarkable turnaround, Astana cycling team has retained their race license for the year after a meeting between team representatives and the UCI. This comes despite a number of doping scandals.
Ursula Lorenz and Erwin Ernst are lifelong fans of Schalke.
Two giants of the sportswear industry recently announced they will use recycled polyester in their products. But environmentalists say much more must be done to tackle the growing problem of discarded plastics.