Germania Hütschenhausen in Western Germany is a football club with a difference. It features disabled members. Coach Frederic Nageldinger, whose son has epilepsy, says sports are a great way to bolster disabled people's self-confidence.
The road to the 2020 Olympics has begun for China’s U20 team. A friendly at fourth-division TSV Schott Mainz ended 3-0 to the hosts and saw the Chinese players walk off the field after activists deployed a Tibet flag.
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.
Admittedly, not all Germans are deeply enthusiastic about these cultural habits - but you shouldn't be surprised if you meet one who is.
There are few football clubs that can boast as passionate a fan base as Borussia Dortmund. DW spoke to BVB's Spanish defender, Marc Bartra, about football, fans, passion - and last April's attack on the team bus.
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