Fabiana Diniz has been playing for the Brazilian national women's handball team since 2003, but she makes her living playing in Germany. Now she has a shot at the German national championship for Bietigheim and Olympic gold for Brazil.
Berlin admitted shortcoming in its efforts against racism, xenophobia, and discrimination during a UN human rights review. While many UN members raised issues with Germany, others praised it for taking in refugees.
Brazil gained revenge for their 2014 World Cup hammering, but disappointing Germany bore little resemblance to the heroes of Belo Horizonte. Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp may have blown his chances of going to Russia.
Germany made an impressive start to the group stage this year's European Championship, defeating Montenegro 32-19 at Croatia's Zagreb Arena. The Germans are aiming to defend the European title they won in 2016.
Germany have reached the end of the road in the EHF European handball championship. The holders couldn't keep up with Spain, who ran away with the contest in the second half and set up a last four clash with France.
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