Posts Tagged Germany

Dortmund hopes to raise cash in stock issue

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.

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Bundesliga riding high after Germany World Cup win

Munich's coach Pep Guardiola  smiles during the German soccer cup first round match between SC Preussen Muenster and FC Bayern Munich in Muenster, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich kicks off the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday against revamped Wolfsburg with fans hoping for a thrilling season after Germany’s triumph at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Poland protests joke at swimming event in Berlin

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team by joking that they would return home with stolen cars.

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Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Andre Schurrle after scoring against Burnley during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor Stadium, Burnley, England, Monday Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley.

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Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt

ERFURT, Germany (AP) — Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan on Saturday.

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