Brazilian top-flight football team Chapocoense have played their first match since almost the entire team and management were killed in a plane crash late last year. The rebuilding process has been painful.
Marco Polo Del Nero, the president of Brazil's football confederation, has been suspended for 90 days while he is under an ethics investigation. He has remained in power despite facing US corruption charges.
Africa has many good footballers, but because of the key role played by politics, national teams are performing way below their potential. Lack of trust among stakeholders has hampered progress, said coach Volker Finke.
The new academy that the DFB plans to build is designed to set new standards in digital match analysis. Big data is thought to be the future of football and Germany is aiming to be the world leader in this field.
German football coach Kevin Stotz spent a season and a half working in the Chinese Super League. He spoke to DW about the challenges of working in China and the country's chances of becoming a footballing power.
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