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Barcelona starlet Alen Halilovic leaves club to join Bundesliga side Hamburg

Barcelona starlet Alen Halilovic leaves club to join Bundesliga side Hamburg

The 20-year-old Croatian after he arrived in summer 2014 for just 2.2 million euros ($2.4 million) from Dinamo Zagreb.

Public firmly behind LA 2024 Olympic bid, says chief

The United States last hosted a summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996. 

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

Hamburg became the second city to pull out of the 2024 race, after Boston, when citizens of the German city voted against a bid 10 days ago.

Sport scandals an opportunity for change, says  IOC's Thomas Bach

Sport scandals an opportunity for change, says IOC's Thomas Bach

On the first anniversary of the IOC`s Agenda 2020 reforms aimed at making the Games a more attractive and transparent prospect.

Hamburg upset Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in Bundesliga

Hamburg upset Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in Bundesliga

 Dortmund failed to close the gap to two points on front-runners Bayern Munich.

Hertha Berlin win, Wolfsburg lose in German Bundesliga

Hertha Berlin win, Wolfsburg lose in German Bundesliga

Berlin cruised to a 3-0 victory to inflict Hamburg the second loss in a row while Monchengladbach extended their winning run with a 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg in the 8th round in Bundesliga.

Toronto, Baku mull 2024 Games bids as deadline looms

Toronto, Baku mull 2024 Games bids as deadline looms

Toronto and Baku are still mulling over whether to join the race to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games with the deadline for bids looming next week.

German port city Hamburg formally bids for 2024 Summer Olympics

German port city Hamburg formally bids for 2024 Summer Olympics

 This German port city has formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Rafael Nadal feeling "very close" to Slam-winning form

Rafael Nadal feeling "very close" to Slam-winning form

Former world number one Rafael Nadal, struggling through what the Spaniard called his worst campaign in 11 years, said Saturday his form is very close to returning to top level.

Bayern Munich are still title-hungry, says Thomas Mueller

Bayern Munich are still title-hungry, says Thomas Mueller

Germany forward Thomas Mueller says Bayern Munich proved they still have the hunger to win a historic fourth successive Bundesliga title after their emphatic start to the season.

Douglas Costa dazzles as Bayern Munich rout Hamburg in season opener

Douglas Costa dazzles as Bayern Munich rout Hamburg in season opener

Bayern Munich launched their bid to win an historic fourth successive Bundesliga title on Friday with a 5-0 rout of Hamburg as new signing Douglas Costa shone on his league debut.

Bayern Munich strong title favourites with German bookies

Bayern Munich strong title favourites with German bookies

German bookmakers say Bayern Munich are overwhelming favourites to win an historic fourth consecutive Bundesliga title as they prepare to kick off the new season on Friday against Hamburg.

Bayern Munich eye historic fourth Bundesliga title on Pep Guardiola`s swansong

Bayern Munich eye historic fourth Bundesliga title on Pep Guardiola`s swansong

Bayern Munich kick-off the new Bundesliga season at home to Hamburg on Friday with the Bavarians bidding for an historic fourth league title and Pep Guardiola tight-lipped over his future.

Bayern Munich off to winning start as Hamburg crash in German Cup

Bayern Munich off to winning start as Hamburg crash in German Cup

 Bayern Munich got their German Cup campaign off to a 3-1 winning start over amateur fifth division side Noettingen on Sunday in the first round which again proved fatal for Bundesliga rivals Hamburg.

India to contest Italy's decision on marines in ITLOS

India will challenge Italy's decision to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, to an international tribunal which will hear it on August 10-11 in Hamburg, Germany.

Rafael Nadal exacts Fabio Fognini revenge in Hamburg final

Rafael Nadal exacts Fabio Fognini revenge in Hamburg final

Top seed Rafael Nadal won the Hamburg claycourt title on Sunday gaining a much-needed confidence boost after a slump in form, beating Italian eighth seed Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5.

Rome rules out using Vatican for 2024 Olympics bid

Rome rules out using Vatican for 2024 Olympics bid

Rome will not use the Vatican for events in its 2024 Olympic bid, a top Italian sports official said Sunday, as Toronto gave stronger hints that it will join the campaign.

Rafa Nadal sets up Fabio Fognini rematch in Hamburg final

Rafa Nadal sets up Fabio Fognini rematch in Hamburg final

Top seed Rafael Nadal won through to the final of the claycourt tournament in Hamburg on Saturday with a comfortable 6-1, 6-2 semi-final win against Andreas Seppi of Italy.

Rafael Nadal sets up Andreas Seppi semi-final clash in Hamburg

Rafael Nadal sets up Andreas Seppi semi-final clash in Hamburg

Top seed Rafael Nadal defeated fifth seed Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to set up a Hamburg semi-final clash against Italian veteran Andreas Seppi.

Hamburg sign Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal

Hamburg sign Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal

 Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal moves from Italian outfit Cagliari Calcio to Bundesliga side Hamburg, both clubs confirmed on Sunday.