The German Soccer Association (DFB) has extended coach Joachim Löw's contract by two years. It'll keep him in charge of the Germany team until 2016. It's hoped the move will give Germany an extra boost for next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Germany are aiming to become the first team to successfully defend a World Cup since 1938. In an exclusive interview with DW, Germany coach Joachim Löw reveals how he plans to achieve that and how he views his role.
Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in decades. The nightmare against Sweden was no fluke, but rather the result of a lack of ideas at every level, writes DW's David Vorholt.
Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo has said ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter groped her backside during the 2013 Ballon d'Or ceremony. Sexual harassment wasn't just a problem in Hollywood but in women's football as well, she said.
Germany were left to rue missed first half opportunities as they played out a goalless draw against England at Wembley on Friday night. Leroy Sane and Timo Werner both went close but the breakthrough never came.
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