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Armin Veh quits as Stuttgart coach

ImageFormer Bundesliga-winning coach Armin Veh has resigned from his position at Stuttgart, after his team's loss to Augsburg on Sunday. The traditionally strong club from southern Germany is now coming last in the league.


Hamburg take derby spoils, Augsburg win

Sunday's games weren't pretty, but Hamburg and Augsburg secured vital points. The Hamburg defeated their Northern German rivals Bremen, while Augsburg beat rock-bottom Stuttgart.


Max Eberl explains the secrets behind Gladbach's success

Famous in the 1970s, Borussia Mönchengladbach are now finally starting to re-establish themselves in the Bundesliga. DW spoke to Max Eberl, Gladbach's sporting director, about the team's turnaround.


German league boss wants Blatter to resign

The president of the German Football League (DFL) has told a domestic football magazine that he has already urged FIFA boss Sepp Blatter to quit his post over the Qatar World Cup bid. He's got a replacement in mind too.


Federer win seals first Swiss Davis Cup

A straight-sets win by Roger Federer over France's Richard Gasquet has given Switzerland its first-ever David Cup title. It was the only major silverware still missing from the 17-time Grand Slam winner's resumé.


'Masterly Magnus' Carlsen defends chess world championship

Norwegian ace Magnus Carlsen has retained his chess crown in Sochi at Viswanathan Anand's expense. The match-up was a re-run of last year's final, with Anand providing a sterner test in the challenger's role.

Formula One

Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP and 2014 F1 title

Lewis Hamilton has been crowned motor racing's Formula One champion after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It's Hamilton's second championship victory, having won in 2008.

Formula One

Opinion: Worthy winner, worrying F1 season

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg delivered a title scrap so enthralling that it almost diverted fans' attention from the series' more deep-rooted ills. A challenging winter break beckons for F1, argues DW's Mark Hallam.


Degenkolb: 'I can win the world title'

John Degenkolb is symbolic of a new-generation of professional road cyclists. The 25-year-old German isn't just talented and marketable. He also has a clear stance against doping, as he says in interview with DW.


Record earner Stanton says new contract is 'not like winning lottery'

Giancarlo Stanton's $325 million deal with the Major League Baseball team Miami Marlins is the richest contract in American sports history. But, the outfielder says, with the paycheck comes responsibility.