Football players in the southern German city of Freiburg face an unusual challenge. The professional team's pitch is actually slanted by one meter. And it's not the only crooked pitch in Germany.
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.
Ahead of hosting the World Cup, excitement among football fans in Russia is growing with all eyes on Friday's draw. Moscow has been spruced up for the draw and next year's tournament.
For more than a decade, refugees have been playing football against each other in the League of the Camps in Beirut. What was once an all-Palestinian league has come to include many Syrians in recent years.
Matchday 14 proved an eventful one in the Bundesliga, both on and off the pitch. One team changed their head coach, another thought about it but didn't. And two future Germany talents were identified.
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