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Karolos Grohmann

Everton champions? Sassuolo in Europe? Virus shakes up big leagues

19 Oct 2020

BERLIN Fans assuming that Bayern Munich would already be cruising towards their ninth consecutive Bundesliga crown or that English champions Liverpool would have started to shake off their rivals early in the season could not be wider of the mark.

Flushed with success, Thiem hopes for third time lucky in Paris

24 Sep 2020

Next week's French Open will be like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic but that could work in Dominic Thiem's favour, with the newly-crowned U.S. Open champion hoping it will be third time lucky for him in Paris.

Flushed with success, Thiem hopes for third time lucky in Paris

24 Sep 2020

Next week's French Open will be like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic but that could work in Dominic Thiem's favour, with the newly-crowned U.S. Open champion hoping it will be third time lucky for him in Paris.

Tennis-Flushed with success, Thiem hopes for third time lucky in Paris

24 Sep 2020

Sept 24 Next week's French Open will be like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic but that could work in Dominic Thiem's favour, with the newly-crowned U.S. Open champion hoping it will be third time lucky for him in Paris.

IOC confident of safe Tokyo Games, too early for deadlines - Bach

09 Sep 2020

The International Olympic Committee has confidence in its preparations and in Japanese government support for next year's Tokyo Olympics, but said all scenarios would be discussed in the coming weeks amid the ongoing pandemic.

Rising Games costs are a result of IOC's reform delay - study

08 Sep 2020

ATHENS The Olympic Games' cost overruns in recent decades are a result of the International Olympic Committee's delay in undertaking deep reforms, and it is now paying the price, said the lead author of new Oxford University research.

Thiem under pressure to deliver at U.S. Open as rocky year continues

27 Aug 2020

Only a few months ago Austrian world number three Dominic Thiem was among the firm favourites to win the U.S. Open title but less than a week before the start of the Grand Slam in New York the 26-year-old is facing an uphill struggle.

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.

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