Borussia Dortmund poised to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor
Borussia Dortmund poised to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor

Borussia Dortmund hope to name Jurgen Klopp`s successor as head coach in the coming week, while hot favourite Thomas Tuchel made a rare appearance at Friday`s Bundesliga clash in Frankfurt.

Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career
Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career

Ex-Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese says he has completed his first couple of training sessions to prepare for a career in the wrestling ring having packed on 40kgs (88lbs) of muscle.

Anti-austerity violence mars opening of ECB`s new HQ

Violent clashes between anti-capitalist activists and German police marred the inauguration of the European Central Bank`s new headquarters Wednesday, with police cars set ablaze, rocks thrown and windows smashed.

Davis Cup: France lead Germany 3-0, qualify for quarter-finals
Davis Cup: France lead Germany 3-0, qualify for quarter-finals

France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over Germany in Frankfurt on Saturday.

Lufthansa flight grounded due to snag at Chennai airport

A Frankfurt bound Lufthansa flight with 180 passengers on board was grounded here today due to a technical snag, airport authorities said on Monday.

Daughter of senior Air India executive travels in bunk meant for pilots

In an alleged violation of aviation safety norms, a daughter of a senior Air India executive travelled in the bunk which is only meant for resting of flight crew members as per the DGCA norms, during one of the airline's flight to Newark recently.

Hoffenheim edge Frankfurt in Bundesliga
Hoffenheim edge Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Hoffenheim overcame Frankfurt 3-2 courtesy Roberto Firmino's late winner in the opening game of the 15th round of the German Bundesliga.

Hoffenheim and Frankfurt staged a see-saw match in which the the latter came back twice to restore parity Friday, reports Xinhua.

Hamburg earn vital points, Frankfurt crush Bremen in Bundesliga
Hamburg earn vital points, Frankfurt crush Bremen in Bundesliga

Hamburg climbed out of the relegation zone thanks to a 2-1 win over Mainz while Frankfurt defeated Werder Bremen 5-2 thanks to four second half goals at the close of the 14th round in the German Bundesliga.

Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt
Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt

Germany will host 2014 Davis Cup runners-up France in the first round of next year`s World Group on the hardcourt of the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt, where the hosts beat Spain last season.

Ex-Germany star Tim Wiese climbs into pro-wrestling ring
Ex-Germany star Tim Wiese climbs into pro-wrestling ring

Beefed up ex-Germany international goalkeeper Tim Wiese is set for a career in professional wrestling after making an appearance in the ring at a WWE event on Saturday in Frankfurt.

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals
ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP executive chairman Chris Kermode on Friday revealed his organisation are debating whether to extend London`s hosting of their showpiece Tour Finals.

German train drivers call biggest strike since 2008

Rail travellers in Germany face an entire weekend of disruptions, cancellations and delays after the train drivers' union on Friday called their biggest strike since 2008.

PM Modi arrives in Frankfurt on way back home

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday arrived here en route to New Delhi after concluding his visit to the US where he met President Barack Obama and agreed to make joint efforts to dismantle terrorist safe havens besides stepping up cooperation in defence, energy, economy and space.

Hospitalised John Degenkolb confident for 2014 UCI Road World Championships
Hospitalised John Degenkolb confident for 2014 UCI Road World Championships

German sprinter John Degenkolb, who recently won the green jersey as points leader on the Tour of Spain, has been hospitalised in Frankfurt with a fever, his manager Jorg Werner revealed on Wednesday.

Body parts found in barrels in German garage

Authorities say parts of a woman's body have been found in two plastic barrels in a garage near Frankfurt, but it's unclear how long ago she died, who she was and what happened to her.

Lufthansa flights grounded in new pilots' strike

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said it will cancel 200 flights on Friday, affecting 25,000 passengers, as a consequence of a pilots' strike to be held later in the day.

PM Narendra Modi`s plane was on shot down MH17`s route

Even as the world struggles to come to terms with the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, it has come to light that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on the same flight path as the MH17 Boeing 777.

Germany`s Angela Merkel to choose World Cup final over PM Modi?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel may not happen after all.

Bremen coach Schaaf takes over at Frankfurt

Former Werder Bremen coach Thomas Schaaf has taken over as Eintracht Frankfurt boss after signing a two-year contract, his new Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.

German cops find six-month-old corpse watching TV

Cops who broke into an apartment in central Germany were in for a shock when they found a partially decomposed woman`s corpse sitting in front of a TV - six months after she had died.