Twelve teams had agreed to join a Super League but now all six English clubs have announced their intent to withdraw, with others set to follow. German clubs have opposed the breakaway league. Here is the latest.
The plan of 12 elite football clubs to create a Super League has sparked outrage across Europe. But DW's Matt Ford isn't surprised; he saw how the seeds were sown at home in Manchester.
The breakaway European Super League is causing shockwaves across the continent. But while La Liga, the Premier League and Serie A clubs have signed up, the Bundesliga's big two are on the outside, for now. Why is that?
Schalke 04 have been relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in three decades. Defeat away to Arminia Bielefeld on Tuesday night sealed their fate, but the club's problems may just be beginning.
Two months after making Bayern Munich world champions, Hansi Flick wants to quit. While expectations on the pitch are sky high, the internal political battles are what makes the job so tough, says DW's Matt Pearson.
Hansi Flick has informed Bayern Munich that he wants to leave the club at the end of the season. The 56-year-old is reported to be the favorite to succeed Joachim Löw as German national team coach.
Hertha Berlin have become the first Bundesliga team to quarantine after four positive COVID-19 tests. With a surge of infections already causing chaos in Bundesliga 2, the German Football League has issued a warning.
Kristina Vogel is set to realize her dream of going to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, but not the way she had originally planned.
This week's talking points from women's football include the return of a title race in the Women's Bundesliga, the European Super League and the end of Olympique Lyon's amazing run in the Champions League.
Max Verstappen cruised to victory by a huge margin at Imola. But there was all sorts of drama behind the Dutch driver, with both Mercedes' involved in major incidents before a Lewis Hamilton comeback.
Miami will be on the Formula One calendar from next year, in a 10-year deal that adds a second American GP to the championship after Austin.
The next challenger to titleholder Magnus Carsen at the next World Chess Championship is to be determined at an event in Yekaterinburg. This comes with the COVID-19 pandemic having led to a surge in interest in chess.
Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been banned for 10 matches after being found guilty of racist behavior towards Rangers' Glen Kamara.
For decades, women have fought for gender equality in sports - and there's still a long way to go. Several high-profile female athletes have shaken up the establishment, but they've not always enjoyed lasting success.
The women's national team is expected to receive the same treatment as the men's national team. But it is not clear if the women's team will get equal pay.
With few competitive matches scheduled before next year's Euros, Germany's friendly victory over Norway in Wiesbaden demonstrates they are prepared to contend next summer.
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