Bayern drawn at Hertha Berlin in 3rd round of German Cup

Soccer 11/04/18, 13:52

Bayern Munich faces another trip to Hertha Berlin in the third round of the German Cup, while Borussia Dortmund was drawn against Werder Bremen on Sunday.Bayern lost last season's cup final to Eintracht Frankfurt in Berlin's Olympiastadion in May, and then had its first league defeat of this season at ...

Bayern held by Freiburg at home, Dortmund wins in Bundesliga

Soccer 11/03/18, 12:50

Freiburg striker Lucas Hoeler struck late for a 1-1 draw at Bayern Munich on Saturday, damaging the defending champion's bid to keep the pressure on Borussia Dortmund ahead of their encounter next weekend.Dortmund held on for a 1-0 win at Wolfsburg and will lead by four points before Bayern's visit ...

Russia, Germany compete to host 2021 Champions League final

Soccer 11/01/18, 05:49

Russia is bidding to host the 2021 Champions League final at St. Petersburg Stadium, a 2018 World Cup venue.UEFA says the Russian and German soccer federations have expressed interest in the final, with Bayern Munich's stadium in the running. Bayern lost the 2012 final to Chelsea at its home arena.Both ...

Bayern midfielder Thiago out ‘several weeks’ with injury

Soccer 10/31/18, 11:58

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss several weeks with an ankle injury sustained in the German Cup.The Bavarian club says the Spanish midfielder tore the lateral collateral ligament and the articular capsule in his right ankle during Tuesday's 2-1 win over fourth-tier team SV Roedinghausen.Thiago sustained the injury after ...

Bayern has nervy 2-1 win over 4th-tier side in German Cup

Soccer 10/30/18, 18:18

Bayern Munich edged into the third round of the German Cup with a 2-1 win at fourth-tier SV Roedinghausen on Tuesday.Bayern looked to be in control after early goals from Sandro Wagner and Thomas Mueller but was left hanging on after Linus Meyer pulled one back for the underdogs early ...

Former Audi CEO to be released, over 4 months after arrest

Europe 10/30/18, 07:07

A German court has ordered the release of former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, more than four months after he was arrested in an investigation into the manipulation of diesel emissions controls.The Munich state court said Tuesday it lifted an arrest warrant against Stadler, ruling that it was "justifiable" on condition ...

Hertha holds Dortmund 2-2, Bayern moves up in Bundesliga

Soccer 10/27/18, 12:16

Salomon Kalou scored with an injury-time penalty for Hertha Berlin to hold Borussia Dortmund 2-2, and Bayern Munich closed in on the Bundesliga leader with a 2-1 win at Mainz on Saturday.Kalou's late spot kick — his second goal — ended Dortmund's six-game winning run across all competitions and allowed ...

United troubles deepen as Madrid and Bayern grab tense wins

Soccer 10/23/18, 18:25

Even as Real Madrid and Bayern Munich returned to winning ways, Manchester United's troubles only deepened.After again failing to arrive on time by bus for a Champions League game — except for Jose Mourinho, who walked from his hotel — United seemed stuck in a lower gear than Juventus in ...

Gladbach playing its part as Borussias light up Bundesliga

Soccer 10/22/18, 08:27

Two teams with Borussia in their name have given the Bundesliga some much-needed excitement.While some may have expected Borussia Dortmund to again challenge six-time defending champion Bayern Munich this season, few would have picked Borussia Moenchengladbach to be near the top of the standings after eight matches.Both Borussias have displayed ...

Bayern ends winless streak, Dortmund continues to impress

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:08

Bayern Munich survived a scare at Wolfsburg to end its winless streak with a 3-1 victory, and league leader Borussia Dortmund continued to impress with a 4-0 win at Stuttgart in the Bundesliga on Saturday.Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern end its four-game run without a win across all competitions with two ...

Unhappy Bayern Munich lashes out against media coverage

Soccer 10/19/18, 15:38

Leading figures at German champion Bayern Munich hit out angrily against the media for its reporting of the club's recent loss of form, even threatening to take legal action if necessary.Bayern's chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, president Uli Hoeness and sport director Hasan Salihamidzic appeared together Friday to speak out against what ...

Many of Bayern’s international players return after losses

Soccer 10/18/18, 07:07

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac was hoping the international break would revitalize his players after four games without a win.But the team's German contingent return following losses in the Netherlands and France, Robert Lewandowski's ill-luck with Poland continued with losses to Portugal and Italy, and Thiago Alcantara lost with Spain ...

Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissions

Europe 10/16/18, 07:36

German authorities have fined luxury automaker Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars with excessive diesel emissions. Prosecutors in Munich said Tuesday that the fine was imposed because Audi neglected its oversight duties in selling cars with engines made by it and group partner Volkswagen that did not conform ...

Update: Exit polls: Top party losing Bavaria majority

Europe 10/14/18, 12:15

The Latest on the state election in Bavaria, Germany (all times local):6:00 p.m.Exit polls indicate German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies are losing their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin.The ARD and ZDF public television exit polls had the Christian Social Union winning 35.5 percent of ...

Bavaria votes in tough test for Merkel’s conservative allies

Europe 10/14/18, 02:11

Bavarians are voting in a state election that is expected to deal the prosperous region's dominant conservative party a stinging setback, with unpredictable consequences for Chancellor Angela Merkel's federal German government.Austria's Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, center, Bavarian State Governor Markus Soeder, left, and Horst Seehofer, Chairman of the Christian Social ...

From boring to absorbing, Bundesliga gets more interesting

Soccer 10/08/18, 09:36

From boring to absorbing in only two weeks, the Bundesliga has gotten a whole lot more interesting now that Bayern Munich is struggling to win.The six-time defending champions started the season with seven straight victories in all competitions, leading many to think the title race was all but over. But ...

Auf Wiedersehen Oktoberfest: Munich beer fest a success

Europe 10/08/18, 09:30

More than 6 million visitors, 7.5 million liters of beer, 124 rotisserie oxen and Bill Clinton in lederhosen; another Oktoberfest in Munich has come and gone.FILE-In this Oct. 5, 2018 file photo Former US President Bill Clinton, left and and guest celebrate, in the Kaefer marquee during the Oktoberfest, in ...

Bayern forgets league troubles with beers at Oktoberfest

Soccer 10/07/18, 11:26

Bayern Munich's players and coach temporarily put aside their problems on the field to visit the annual Oktoberfest celebrations on Sunday.Wearing traditional leather trousers, players posed for photographs with their families, with women dressed in the dirndl dresses of the region.Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, left, CEO of the German sport club FC ...

Goalless for Schalke, forward Mark Uth called up by Germany

Soccer 10/05/18, 08:58

Despite being goalless for Schalke, Mark Uth was called up by Germany for the first time for the upcoming UEFA Nations League games in the Netherlands and France.Uth hasn't scored for Schalke since joining from Hoffenheim in the offseason, but the 27-year-old striker scored 17 goals and set up nine ...

Momentum switches from Bayern to Dortmund in Bundesliga

Soccer 10/04/18, 06:39

One week is all it took for Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund to, essentially, switch places.Bayern is sliding into its first crisis under coach Niko Kovac after three games without a win, while Dortmund has taken the Bundesliga lead and maintained its unbeaten start with a 3-0 win over Monaco ...

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