With the European Cup just around the corner, the German national soccer team has set up camp in Switzerland to get some practice in before heading to France. Will the team's younger players be able to catch the attention of coach Joachim Löw?
Former FIFA official Mohamed bin Hammam has admitted he received a payment from a World Cup organizing committee account after the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany. However, he denied the money was a bribe.
Footballer Deniz Naki said that his car was shot at while driving on a highway in western Germany. Naki, who plays for a Kurdish club and has spoken out against the Turkish government, said he "feared for his life."
Russian soccer champion Spartak Moscow has been accused of racism after a tweet which appeared to refer to its black players as "chocolates." Authorities have said they will crack down on racism ahead of the World Cup.
One of Wales' greatest ever players has become their coach, after Ryan Giggs was appointed on Monday. The Welshman spent his entire playing career at Manchester United and has landed his first permament coaching job.
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