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Christian Ude, Honorary Citizen of the City of Munich and former Mayor of Munich, taps the first barrel at the tapping in the Schillerbräu with a mouth and nose protector in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Sept.19, 2020. Despite the cancellation of the Wiesn due to Corona, events and actions take place in the state capital. (Felix Hörhager/dpa via AP)

Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest

Sep. 19, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Oktoberfest celebrations got underway Saturday in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O'zapft is!” — “It's tapped!” — but this year's festival is very non-traditional and highly regulated due to coronavirus concerns. The...

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wears a mask as he sits alone in his box in the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins during the coronavirus pandemic, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The Latest: Bayern Munich offers free virus tests to fans

Sep. 14, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Bayern Munich has offered free coronavirus tests to fans with tickets for next week’s Super Cup in Hungary. The Hungarian authorities require fans arriving for the traditional European season opener to have a certified...

A worker holds a shirt with the name of Barcelona soccer player Lionel Messi at a F.C Barcelona store in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Barcelona is banking on a face-to-face meeting with Lionel Messi to try to convince him to stay. Talks with Messi’s father-agent are expected this week in Barcelona but the club also hopes to sit down with the player himself.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Messi will stay with Barcelona despite wanting to leave

Sep. 4, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

Lionel Messi made it clear that it was time to move on, seek new challenges and be happy somewhere other than Barcelona. He had won dozens of titles and broken numerous records with the Catalan club but didn't like the direction it was going, so the time had come to try and succeed somewhere else. But despite...

Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer lifts the trophy after Munich won the Champions League final soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020.(Matthew Childs/Pool via AP)

Longest season ends with Bayern beating PSG for 6th Euro Cup

Aug. 23, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Breaking the silence beating a drum, his Bayern Munich jersey replaced by a "Champions of Europe" T-shirt, Joshua Kimmich wanted to savor the scene of glory. Two hours after setting up the goal that secured Bayern's sixth European Cup, Kimmich emerged from the tunnel to walk back...

A car burns near the Champs-Elysee avenue after the Champions League soccer final match between PSG and Bayern Munich which is played in Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday Aug. 23, 2020 in Paris. Bayern Munich won 1-0. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Fans clash with Paris riot police after PSG loses final

Aug. 23, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Dozens of disgruntled Paris Saint-Germain fans clashed with French riot police on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday after their team lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final in Lisbon. Hundreds of other supporters trudged away from the famed avenue in Paris following the 1-0...

Bayern Munich beats Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 to win Champions League

Aug. 23, 2020 4:54 PM EDT
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Bayern Munich beats Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 to win Champions League.
A giant replica of the UEFA Champions League trophy is displayed at the Rossio square downtown Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. PSG will play Bayern in the Champions League final on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

425 days later, Champions League ends with PSG-Bayern final

Aug. 22, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — After an unprecedented suspension of the competition, pandemic-enforced changes to the format and a switch of location for the final, the Champions League will conclude on Sunday — 425 days after the first game was played. Either Paris Saint-Germain will pick up the European...

FILE - In this Sunday, April 29, 2007 file photo, Arsenal Ladies celebrate with the trophy after beating Umea IK 1-0 on aggregate during their Women's Cup final second leg soccer match at the Meadow Park stadium, London. For Arsenal, this year’s Women’s Champions League win-or-go-home tournament is more like win or stay home because the truncated English season has left the team out next season’s competition. The seven other teams in the knockout tournament scheduled to begin Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in Spain’s northern Basque Country have already qualified for next season's Champions League. Arsenal needs to win it to get back into it. (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi, File)

Arsenal under pressure in Women's Champions League

Aug. 19, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

For Arsenal, this year’s Women’s Champions League win-or-go-home tournament is more like win or stay home because the truncated English season has left the team out next season’s competition. The seven other teams in the knockout tournament scheduled to begin Friday in Spain’s northern...

German air force Bundeswehr Eurofighters and an Israeli Air Force jets fly in formation over the Fuerstenfeldbruck airbase in commemoration of the 1972 Olympic Games assassination attempt in Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The attempt to rescue the hostages failed at the airbase in Fuerstenfeldbruck in 1972and the hostages perished. It is the Israeli Air Force's first time conducting joint air combat exercises in Germany. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)

Israeli, German military jets overfly Dachau in tribute

Aug. 18, 2020 6:57 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German and Israeli Air Force jets flew over the former Nazi concentration camp Dachau on Tuesday in tribute to the Jews and others killed there in the Holocaust. Two Israeli F-16s and two German Eurofighters escorted an Israeli Air Force Gulfstream G-550 carrying the commanders of both air...

Barcelona fires coach Quique Setién, days after 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in Champions League

Aug. 17, 2020 2:16 PM EDT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona fires coach Quique Setién, days after 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in Champions League.