DORTMUND, Germany - Sprint star Usain Bolt is set to train with German soccer team Borussia Dortmund on Friday.The Bundesliga club says the eight-time Olympic champion, whose last race before retirement was at the 2017 world championships, will "participate in an ...
Mar 22, 2018
BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund needed a penalty shootout to overcome Hertha Berlin and reach the German Cup quarterfinals for the sixth consecutive year on Wednesday.Dortmund sealed a 3-2 victory on penalties when Hertha's Salomon Kalou sent his spot kick ...
Feb 9, 2017
MUNICH - Uli Hoeness is back in charge of Bayern Munich 270 days after his early release from a 42-month prison term for tax evasion.Some 7,152 club members voted by more than 97 percent for the 64-year-old Hoeness, ...
Nov 26, 2016
Usain Bolt to train with Bundesliga side Borussia DortmundDORTMUND, Germany - Borussia Dortmund's chief has confirmed that nine-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will practice with the Bundesliga team.Hans-Joachim Watzke tells Kicker magazine on Sunday that "it was ...
Nov 14, 2016
BERLIN - Unbeaten Leipzig continued its impressive start in its first Bundesliga season by beating Augsburg, 2-1, to move to provisional third on Friday.Leipzig, founded in 2009 when energy-drink manufacturer Red Bull rebranded fifth-tier side SSV Markranstaedt and financed ...
Oct 1, 2016
FRANKFURT, Germany - Schalke fell to a fifth straight loss for its worst start in a Bundesliga season after wasting an early lead and having a penalty denied in stoppage time to go down, 2-1, at Hoffenheim on Sunday.Hoffenheim earned its ...
Sep 26, 2016
HAMBURG, Germany - Hamburger SV fired coach Bruno Labbadia on Sunday after a poor start to the season earned the club only one point from five matches, with the dismissal delivered by telephone.Labbadia, who was also dismissed by Hamburg in 2010, was ...
Sep 26, 2016
BERLIN - With their coach's job on the line, Hamburger SV players responded with a tenacious performance to hold Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich scoreless for 88 minutes before losing 1-0 on Saturday.Just when it seemed Bayern would drop its ...
Sep 25, 2016
BREMEN, Germany - Werder Bremen says it has signed Germany forward Max Kruse from Bundesliga rival Wolfsburg.The 28-year-old Kruse, who previously played for the club between 2006 and 2009, joined after passing a medical examination on Tuesday. The club did ...
Aug 3, 2016
BERLIN - Bundesliga top-scorer Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to clinch an unprecedented fourth successive title with a 2-1 win at Ingolstadt on Saturday.The Poland striker opened the scoring with a penalty in the 15th minute, after Franck ...
May 7, 2016
BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin, 3-0, on Wednesday to set up a German Cup final showdown with Bayern Munich on May 21.Gonzalo Castro opened the scoring in the 20th minute, firing from distance into the top right corner after ...
Apr 21, 2016
FRANKFURT, Germany - Bayern Munich dominated Schalke, 3-0, and increased its lead to 10 points as it closed in on a record fourth straight Bundesliga title on Saturday.Robert Lewandowski's pair raised his league-high total to 27 goals, and ...
Apr 17, 2016
BERLIN - Thomas Mueller scored twice for Bayern Munich in a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Darmstadt that stretched the side's overnight lead in the Bundesliga to 11 points on Saturday.Darmstadt forward Sandro Wagner, the only Munich-born ...
Feb 21, 2016
BERLIN - Eintracht Frankfurt captain Alexander Meier scored in injury time to complete a hat trick and earn his side a 3-2 win over Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Dante shot the visitors into a deserved 25th-minute lead, after Ricardo ...
Jan 25, 2016
FRANKFURT, Germany - Xabi Alonso scored a spectacular goal for Bayern Munich to beat Darmstadt 1-0 and earn a place in the German Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Alonso controlled a corner with his right foot and fired a drop ...
Dec 16, 2015
BERLIN - Darmstadt captain Aytac Sulu equalized in the last minute to earn the promoted side an unlikely 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Sulu struck after Florian Jungwirth's initial effort was blocked to leave second- ...
Sep 28, 2015
BERLIN - Substitute Robert Lewandowski made Bundesliga history on Tuesday after scoring five goals in the space of nine minutes as Bayern Munich came from behind to rout Wolfsburg, 5-1, and move top of the standings."I'm very satisfied. It ...
Sep 23, 2015
BERLIN - Two months before the season ends, Bayern Munich can claim one of the best seasons in German soccer history.Bayern earned the Bundesliga championship with seven games to spare, early than any team in the 51-year history of the league, ...
Mar 26, 2014
MUNICH - Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was found guilty and sentenced to 3½ years in prison on Thursday for evading millions of euros (dollars) in tax through an undeclared Swiss bank account.The 62-year-old Hoeness, one of the most powerful ...
Mar 14, 2014
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