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Stalemate in Leverkusen for Dortmund

ImageBorussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen couldn't find a way past each other in Saturday's 0-0. Both sides had chances, although there weren't many in total, but neither could score.


Schürrle move to Wolfsburg hits snag

After a week of rumors, Germany winger Andre Schürrle looked ready to join the Wolves from Chelsea for a reported fee of 30 million euros. But his much-hyped move now looks in doubt.


Live Blog: European winter transfers

Who will your team buy or sell? The football transfer market is now running hot up until February 2. DW documents the biggest moves and rumors in European football in our live blog. Log on and join the discussion!


Williams wins 19th Grand Slam title as Sharapova beaten in straight sets

Playing in her 20th year as a professional, the 33-year-old won her sixth Australian Open title to move into second on the women’s list of Grand Slam winners in the Open era.


Djokovic through to Australian Open final

Serbian Novak Djokovic has defeated Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open, to earn a showdown with Andy Murray in the final. Earlier, the women's doubles winners were also decided at Melbourne Park.

International football

Balboa double downs Tunisia, DR Congo win six-goal thriller

In a pair of pulsating African Cup of Nation quarterfinals, hosts Equatorial Guinea secured a 2-1 extra-time win over Tunisia. Earlier, the Democratic Republic of Congo scored four unaswered goals to beat Congo 4-2.

American Football

Super Bowl XLIX looms for Vollmer's Patriots

Super Bowl 49 is on Sunday and is one of the most viewed sporting events of the calendar year. For New England's German offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer, a chance to make history awaits against the Seattle Seahawks.


Germany win keeps Olympic hopes alive

Dagur Sigurdsson's side beat Slovenia on Saturday to seal seventh place in the Handball World Championships and squeeze into one of three qualifying tournaments for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.


Tiger Woods hits worst round as a professional

The 14-times major winner has struggled in his return to competitive golf after a long layoff due to a back injury. He shot six bogeys, two double bogeys, a triple bogey and two birdies in a nightmare round on Friday.


Nowitzki misses out on NBA All-Star game

German NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki has missed out on starring at American basketball's annual showcase event of the best players in the league. He apparently didn't receive enough votes from the team coaches and fans.

International football

Top dollar: Clubs break transfer spending record in 2014

A new report has revealed record spending across the world's football transfer market in 2014, with over $4 billion being spent for the first time. As expected, the biggest deals took place in England and Spain.

International football

Australia ends long wait with Asian Cup win

The Socceroos won a first major trophy in their 93-year history with a hard-fought 2-1 win against South Korea on Saturday. All three goals were scored seconds before an interval as the game went into extra-time.