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Leipzig's Dani Olmo celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Timo Werner.(REUTERS)

Leipzig move into third spot with 4-2 win at Cologne

BERLIN | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Leipzig’s second win in their last six league games put them two points ahead of Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen with the top four qualifying for the Champions League group stage.
File image of Anthony Modeste.(REUTERS)
File image of Anthony Modeste.(REUTERS)

Cologne forward Modeste joins Bundesliga protests over George Floyd

Cologne | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 08:51 AM IST
The French striker scored in the second half and stood briefly with his right palm facing out and his left palm facing in to display the darker skin on the back of his hand.
A LED board showing the Bundesliga logo is reflected in a lens prior to the Bundesliga match.(Bongarts/Getty Images)
A LED board showing the Bundesliga logo is reflected in a lens prior to the Bundesliga match.(Bongarts/Getty Images)

Fist bumps and masks: Professional soccer returns in Germany

Berlin | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 07:32 PM IST
South Korea midfielder Lee Jae-sung scored the first goal in the division to give Holstein Kiel the lead at Jahn Regensburg. He celebrated by giving teammates fist bumps.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Another coronavirus case in German soccer before key meeting

Press Trust of India | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 08:16 PM IST
It was the first confirmed case in the German league’s second round of testing, coming a day before a government meeting on loosening lockdown measures to pave the way for soccer to return in empty stadiums.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Ten coronavirus cases in Germany’s top two divisions: league

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The DFL, which hopes to restart the season later this month, reported that 10 out of 1,724 tests returned a positive result, three of which were already known to involve Bundesliga team Cologne.
Representational Image.(REUTERS)
Representational Image.(REUTERS)

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund cancel training due to Coronavirus

Berlin | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Bayern, meanwhile, said in a statement that coach Hansi Flick and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic had decided “there would be no training on Tuesday”.
Flowers and candles are placed near the Midnight Shisha bar after a shooting in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany.(REUTERS)
Flowers and candles are placed near the Midnight Shisha bar after a shooting in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany.(REUTERS)

German Carnival floats feature satirical commentary on racism in wake of recent attacks

BERLIN | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:26 PM IST
Last Wednesday, a 43-year-old German man who had posted a racist screed online advocating genocide gunned down nine people of foreign background in the Frankfurt suburb of Hanau, before apparently killing himself and his mother.
Bayern's Serge Gnabry, center, is celebrated after scoring his second goal.(AP)
Bayern's Serge Gnabry, center, is celebrated after scoring his second goal.(AP)

Bayern score three in first 12 minutes to return to top

COLOGNE | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 12:04 AM IST
Robert Lewandowski maintained his average of over a goal a game this season as he put the Bavarians ahead in the third minute and goals from Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry left Cologne reeling.
The 1. FC Koeln fans light a flare during the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Koeln and Borussia Dortmund at RheinEnergieStadion on August 23, 2019 in Cologne, Germany(Bongarts/Getty Images)
The 1. FC Koeln fans light a flare during the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Koeln and Borussia Dortmund at RheinEnergieStadion on August 23, 2019 in Cologne, Germany(Bongarts/Getty Images)

Feeling that unites: Bundesliga’s fan-tastic story

By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Football clubs in Germany enjoy strong bonds with local communities, which is highlighted by the fact that the country’s top division, Bundesliga, boasts of the highest average attendance in Europe.
Retro is everywhere -- in films, music, cars, clothes. So why not games?(Unsplash)
Retro is everywhere -- in films, music, cars, clothes. So why not games?(Unsplash)

In praise of the big pixel: Gaming is having a retro moment

Germany | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 03:25 PM IST
Given the trend many console makers are retooling their old machines and dusting off catalogues boasting dozens of the top hit games of times past.
A gamer wears augmented reality goggles to play a shooting game during Europe's leading digital games fair Gamescom, which showcases the latest trends of the computer gaming scene in Cologne, Germany, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay(REUTERS)
A gamer wears augmented reality goggles to play a shooting game during Europe's leading digital games fair Gamescom, which showcases the latest trends of the computer gaming scene in Cologne, Germany, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay(REUTERS)

German army seeks out gamers in hunt for computer-savvy recruits

Germany | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 12:35 PM IST
With a stand boasting a helicopter simulator and ultra-fast games, the Bundeswehr, Germany’s army, has turned to the Gamescom fair in its bid to recruit computer-savvy potential soldiers.
Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates after scoring during the German Bundesliga.(AP)
Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates after scoring during the German Bundesliga.(AP)

Bundesliga: Jadon Sancho inspires Borussia Dortmund comeback against spirited Cologne

Berlin | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 05:16 AM IST
England international Sancho, 19, brought Dortmund to life in the second half, driving home a much-needed equaliser before grabbing an injury-time assist to seal Dortmund’s comeback.
Cologne, a scenic city, is two hours away from Frankfurt(Shutterstock)
Cologne, a scenic city, is two hours away from Frankfurt(Shutterstock)

Rude Food with Vir Sanghvi: My Germany diary

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 05:15 PM IST
After a lifetime of travelling to Europe, I finally gave Germany a try and guess what? I loved it!
Some people regard Eau De Cologne as too common a category because it has spread so widely.(Unsplash)
Some people regard Eau De Cologne as too common a category because it has spread so widely.(Unsplash)

The Taste With Vir: Why Napolean preferred Eau de Cologne

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 01:44 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi speaks about ancient perfume traditions, Johann (Giovanni) Farina’s Eau de Cologne and how it is just right for the Indian climate.
Germany's midfielder Ilkay Gundogan prepares to kick the ball during a training session in Vatutinki, near Moscow, on June 13, 2018, ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.(AFP)
Germany's midfielder Ilkay Gundogan prepares to kick the ball during a training session in Vatutinki, near Moscow, on June 13, 2018, ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.(AFP)

Ilkay Gundogan’s car vandalised following meeting with Turkey President

Agence France-Presse, Berlin | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 08:15 PM IST
In May, Ilkay Gundogan, who plays for Manchester City, and, Mesut Ozil, met Recep Tayyip Erdogan in London
German police officers in protective gear leave an apartment building during an operation in Cologne.(AP Photo)
German police officers in protective gear leave an apartment building during an operation in Cologne.(AP Photo)

Germany thwart Islamic extremist plot to launch an attack with the deadly toxin ricin: Authorities

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Berlin
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 11:42 PM IST
The suspect succeeded in creating the toxin this month and investigators found it in a search of his Cologne apartment.
Hamburg SV was relegated for the first time after VfL Wolfsburg’s 4-1 win over bottom club FC Cologne.(REUTERS)
Hamburg SV was relegated for the first time after VfL Wolfsburg’s 4-1 win over bottom club FC Cologne.(REUTERS)

Hamburg SV relegated from Bundesliga for first time, Bayern Munich stunned

Reuters, Berlin | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 09:35 PM IST
Hamburger SV was finally relegated from the Bundesliga amid chaotic scenes on Saturday while Bayern Munich slumped to a shocking 1-4 defeat to Vfb Stuttgart.
Bayern Munich's Corentin Tolisso celebrates with team mates after scoring their third goal against FC Cologne.(REUTERS)
Bayern Munich's Corentin Tolisso celebrates with team mates after scoring their third goal against FC Cologne.(REUTERS)

Bayern Munich battle back from one goal down to defeat relegated FC Cologne

Omnisport | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 09:51 PM IST
Bayern Munich, who wrapped up the Bundesliga title with five games to play, came from behind to beat relegated FC Cologne 3-1 in their league encounter on Saturday
Bayern Munich's Sandro Wagner (L) celebrates after scoring during their Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich.(AFP)
Bayern Munich's Sandro Wagner (L) celebrates after scoring during their Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich.(AFP)

Second-string Bayern Munich see off Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Cologne relegated

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 11:48 PM IST
Niko Kovac missed out on an opportunity to beat his future club, as a much-changed Bayern Munich side thumped Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 in the Bundesliga.
Passengers walk at the airport as public traffic is closed due to German public sector workers union Verdi strike in demand for higher wages in Frankfurt,Germany April 10, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Passengers walk at the airport as public traffic is closed due to German public sector workers union Verdi strike in demand for higher wages in Frankfurt,Germany April 10, 2018.(Reuters Photo)

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Reuters, Berlin | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 01:32 PM IST
Ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across Germany to increase the pressure in a pay dispute.
Phil Collins’ 15-year old son, Nicholas will accompany him.(AFP)
Phil Collins’ 15-year old son, Nicholas will accompany him.(AFP)

Singer Phil Collins announces comeback tour

By PTI, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 03:42 PM IST
Singer Phil Collins will soon go on a world tour. The tour has been planned for 2017. His son, Nicholas, will accompany him as well.
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