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LIV Golf: The Saudi-financed tournament dividing the sport

A former star as the face of the campaign and a whole lot of cash from a Saudi Arabian source. The new LIV-Golf Series is an attack on the established PGA Tour that is centered around politics, power and money. Will Phil Mickelson make his comeback at the start of the LIV Golf Invitational Series? Planned ... Read full article »

Iranian weightlifters fight for a stolen childhood dream

Parisa Jahanfekrian and Yekta Jamali fled Iran, a decision full of great risk and personal sacrifice. But systematic oppression and discrimination left the weightlifters no choice. Her biggest sporting dream was so close and then suddenly it was gone. Parisa Jahanfekrian wanted to be the first weightlifter ... Read full article »

Women's Champions League: Lyon retake European throne on night of historic support

Ada Hederberg spearheaded a strident Lyon to victory over Barcelona in the Champions League final. While the Queens of Europe reconquered their footballing throne, supporters of both teams wrote history in the stands. It wasn’t the first time that boisterous travelling supporters turned Turin’s ... Read full article »

Bundesliga playoff: Hertha Berlin stay up as Felix Magath breaks hearts in Hamburg

Hertha Berlin stay in the Bundesliga following a 2-0 win that silenced Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion. Hertha survive a turbulent season, inspired by Hamburg legend Felix Magath, and now require a Fredi Bobic rebuild. Hamburg 0-2 Hertha Berlin (1-2 on aggregate) (Boyata 4', Plattenhardt 63') Volksparkstadion It ... Read full article »

Borussia Dortmund reappoint Edin Terzic as head coach

Borussia Dortmund have appointed former interim coach Edin Terzic as their new permanent coach. The German-Croatian guided Dortmund to the German Cup in 2021, and replaces Marco Rose on a contract until 2025. Borussia Dortmund have appointed Edin Terzic as their head coach until 2025 following the departure ... Read full article »

Naomi Osaka facing her fears upon French Open return

A year after pulling out of the French Open citing her battle with depression, tennis superstar Naomi Osaka has returned. Back at the Grand Slam in Paris, the former world No. 1 is facing her fears in more ways than one. "I feel like I'm a stand-up comedian and I'm trying to figure out what's ... Read full article »

RB Leipzig's first major trophy: The night that German football changed

Leipzig claimed the club’s first-ever piece of major silverware as they won the German Cup at the third time of asking. It was a heartbreaking loss for Freiburg and for German football in the country's capital. Freiburg 1-1 Leipzig (Leipzig win 4-2 on penalties) (Eggestein 20'; Nkunku 76') As ... Read full article »

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund bring abrupt end to Marco Rose's reign

Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have decided to part ways with head coach Marco Rose after just one campaign. The decision follows post-season discussions regarding the future of the club. Borussia Dortmund will have a new man at the helm by the time their summer rebuild is complete after the ... Read full article »

UWCL Final: Asisat Oshoala seeks to end 'rollercoaster' year with repeat win

The Nigerian striker believes a Barcelona victory would help them cement their status as one of the best women's football teams ever. But first, they have to overcome an illustrious old opponent and some bad memories. Her team has been heralded in some quarters as the best women's side ever, but ... Read full article »

Opinion: Pitch invasions are pointless and dangerous — and not fan culture

Crushes, head-butts and sexual assault: in recent weeks, pitch invasions in Germany and England haven't just been celebratory affairs. DW's Matt Ford says the current trend has dangerous undercurrents. In May each year, as the football season comes to a close with titles won, promotions secured or relegations ... Read full article »

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