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Karolos Grohmann

Flick comes up trumps in first season as Bayern secure league crown

16 Jun 2020

When Bayern Munich's bosses named Hansi Flick as interim coach to replace the sacked Niko Kovac in November, no-one believed he was heading for a record-breaking season and a shot at the treble.

Soccer-Flick comes up trumps in first season as Bayern secure league crown

16 Jun 2020

June 16 When Bayern Munich's bosses named Hansi Flick as interim coach to replace the sacked Niko Kovac in November, no-one believed he was heading for a record-breaking season and a shot at the treble.

Premier League hosts beware -- German data shows end of home advantage

16 Jun 2020

Clubs who demanded the right to play games at home when the English Premier League restarts may live to regret that stance after data from the Bundesliga shows how home advantage in Germany has been wiped out by empty stadiums.

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

10 Jun 2020

ATHENS Weightlifting could lose its place in future Olympic Games if ongoing investigations into the sports' international federation (IWF) reveal more corruption, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder

10 Jun 2020

ATHENS Athletes will discuss and decide on how best to support the core Olympic values "in a dignified way", the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday, as calls to change rules restricting protests at Games grow louder.

On this day: Born June 9, 1978 - Miroslav Klose, German footballer

08 Jun 2020

BERLIN Miroslav Klose rarely did things the easy way but was rewarded for his dogged determination with one of the most remarkable careers in world football.

On this day: Born June 3, 1982 - Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter

02 Jun 2020

ATHENS Few have dominated their sport like Russian pole vault record holder Yelena Isinbayeva, with her back-to-back Olympic gold medals, more than two dozen world records and seven indoor and outdoor world titles.

Dortmund explode into action as Bundesliga restarts with no fans

16 May 2020

Borussia Dortmund provided much-needed fireworks with a 4-0 demolition of bitter rivals Schalke 04 on Saturday after the German league restarted in front of empty stands after a suspension of over two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Olympics: IOC expects costs of up to $800 million for delayed Tokyo Games

14 May 2020

The International Olympic Committee expects to bear costs of up to $800 million for its part in the organisation of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, now due to be staged next year, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

IOC expects costs of up to $800 million for delayed Tokyo Games

14 May 2020

The International Olympic Committee expects to bear costs of up to $800 million (656.87 million pounds) for its part in the organisation of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, now due to be staged next year, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

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