Struggling Paderborn came into their home match on Sunday versus Bremen hoping for their second win in three matches. But despite being the better team, the Bundesliga's minnows snatched a draw from the jaws of victory.
Bastian Schweinsteiger's goal after a fine solo run by Mitchell Weiser decided the game against Hertha. The win all but sealed Bayern's 25th league title, which will be confirmed should Wolfsburg not win on Sunday.
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.
Paderborn and Bremen drew, 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.
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.
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.
Mick Schumacher, the 16-year-old son of Michael Schumacher, has won his first Formula 4 race in Oschersleben in Germany. The victory came on his first weekend of competitive racing in the sport.
Angelique Kerber has won the WTA tournament in Stuttgart, an early French Open tune-up. It was anything but an easy victory. The German had to come back from a set down against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
Wladimir Klitschko has handily defeated Bryant Jennings, defending his heavyweight titles by unanimous decision on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden.
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.
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.
Ursula Lorenz and Erwin Ernst are lifelong fans of Schalke.