How should top German athletes be funded to bring back the medals? It's been a hotly-debated topic in Germany for the past two years. There are a number of different models that could be been adopted.
The president of the IOC has defended a decision not to impose a ban on Russian athletes competing at the Olympic Games. This came just days after the release of a damning WADA-commissioned report on doping in Russia.
Germany's Olympic gold-medalist in the men's discus has never been afraid to speak his mind. Ahead of the Rio Games Robert Harting had sharp words of criticism for IOC President Thomas Bach on the doping scandal.
Russian athletes will compete at the Rio Olympic games. German doping expert Fritz Sörgel told DW the IOC missed a key opportunity to take a stand against doping.
The IOC has decided Russian athletes will be allowed to participate in the Rio Olympics. André Hahn from the Left Party considers this a fair outcome.
Roger Federer will miss the Rio Olympics, along with the rest of the tennis season, because he needs "extensive rehabilitation" after he had knee surgery aimed at prolonging his career earlier this year.
Ten days before the summer Olympics kick off, it is still unclear how many Russians will participate in the Rio Games.
Russian 800-meter runner Yulia Stepanova has appealed her ban from competing at the Olympics, saying it was based on incorrect information. The athlete helped expose the Russian doping system.
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Paul Pogba is expected to become the most expensive player in world football, signing a long-term contract with Manchester United within the next 24 hours, according to The Guardian newspaper.
It's all change in Manchester, with Germany captain Schweinsteiger seemingly on his way out of Old Trafford, with another German set to arrive in the blue half of the city.
A sensational bicycle kick by Vedad Ibisevic gives Hertha Berlin the edge in the Europa League qualifier, but Hertha could be made to pay for a number of missed chances.
The fairytale of Independiente del Valle in the Copa Libertadores ended in disappointment after a 2-1 aggregate defeat to Colombia's Atletico Nacional. It's the first title win for Nacional since 1989.
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has poured cold water on speculation linking him to Manchester City and Real Madrid. The Gabonese frontman says he can't wait to link up with Mario Götze and Andre Schürrle.
The former president of the German FA has said that he plans to appeal his one-year ban from football. FIFA imposed the ban earlier this week over allegations related to the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
Formula One giants Ferrari have confirmed the depature of the team's technical director. This came amid unrest within the team following its difficult 2016 season so far.
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