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Soccer fans tear down 'Berlin Wall' at Hertha-Leipzig game

Nov. 9, 2019 4:03 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German soccer fans tore down an artificial 'Berlin Wall' erected across the middle of the field at Hertha Berlin's Olympiastadion before the Bundesliga game against Leipzig on Saturday. Leipzig won 4-2 to put a dampener on Hertha's celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Bayern parts company with Kovac after 5-1 loss in Frankfurt

Nov. 3, 2019 4:53 PM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chose to part company with coach Niko Kovac on Sunday — one day after the seven-time defending German champion slumped to its heaviest Bundesliga defeat in more than 10 years. Bayern lost 5-1 at Kovac's former team Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, the team's second league...

German champion Bayern Munich has fired coach Niko Kovac

Nov. 3, 2019 3:07 PM EST
MUNICH (AP) — German champion Bayern Munich has fired coach Niko Kovac.

Crafty move: German spies take foreign agents to Oktoberfest

Nov. 1, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has acknowledged that it picked up the tab when the country's spy agency recently took dozens of foreign agents on a trip to the Munich Oktoberfest. News of the spies' visit to the world-famous beer festival came to light in a government response to an opposition...

German authorities say 2016 shooting had far-right motives

Oct. 25, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Friday they have concluded that a 2016 shooting in which a German-Iranian teenager killed nine people and then himself was prompted in part by the assailant's right-wing extremist views. Bavaria's state criminal police office said it has now decided to classify the...

Tottenham back on track in Europe with 5-0 rout of Red Star

Oct. 22, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham enjoyed all the goals this time as it went from its heaviest home European loss to its biggest Champions League win. Son Heung-min and Harry Kane both scored twice and Erik Lamela also netted in a 5-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday to lift the gloom at Tottenham. It came...

Bayern takes comfort after loss at Oktoberfest celebrations

Oct. 6, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich players, staff and their families put the team's first league defeat of the season behind them as they made their annual visit to Munich's famed Oktoberfest celebrations on Sunday. Wearing traditional leather trousers and buttoned blazers, the soccer stars posed for photographs...

Tottenham loses 7-2 to Bayern; Real Madrid salvages CL draw

Oct. 1, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

A Champions League finalist for the first time just four months ago, Tottenham is making history again in Europe's top club competition this season. The wrong kind of history. Tottenham was picked off repeatedly by Bayern Munich in a humiliating 7-2 loss on Tuesday, the first time the English team has conceded...

Bayern Munich humiliates Tottenham 7-2 in Champions League

Oct. 1, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Serge Gnabry scored four goals as Bayern Munich humiliated Tottenham 7-2 in the Champions League on Tuesday, the first time in club history that Spurs conceded seven at home in a major competition. Gnabry had never scored in the Champions League before netting all four of his goals in the...

Woman killed on German highway after falling out of car

Sep. 26, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a mother has died on a highway in Bavaria after falling out of a moving car while trying to climb into the rear of the vehicle to look after her infant child. Police told the dpa news agency Thursday that the 28-year-old woman was a passenger in the car and fell out of an...