Why are bananas so popular? Germans eat an average 100 bananas a year, the second biggest consumers behind the US. Bananas are sweet, easy to peel and available all year. They're packed with energy, providing a turbo boost for endurance sports.
Since the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, very few international sports’ competitions have taken place in Pakistan. Some recent developments, however, indicate that the landscape is changing.
A cricket match between India and Pakistan isn't just a sporting event: It can border on the jingoistic. When Pakistan thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final, social media was flooded with nationalistic posts.
The 55th Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend against a backdrop of escalating fan protests against commercialization in German football. As the DFB reaches out to supporters, DW highlights the main issues.
He's here, and not a moment too soon. Leon Draisaitl has arrived in Germany and was on the ice for their win over Italy. Some home cooking could help him recover the energy lost in the NHL playoffs.
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