• Hannover relegated; ‘Gladbach boosts Champions League hopes

    BERLIN (AP) — Hannover was relegated from the Bundesliga despite not playing on Sunday as Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Mainz 2-1 and end its last hopes of clinching a playoff place.

  • Germany's Angelique Kerber returns a ball to Germany's Laura Siegemund during their final at the WTA tennis tournament in Stuttgart, southern Germany, Sunday, April 24, 2016. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)

    Kerber beats Siegemund to defend Porsche Grand Prix title

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Angelique Kerber defended her Porsche Grand Prix title with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-0 win over qualifier Laura Siegemund in Sunday’s all-German final.

  • US President Barack Obama arrives for the opening of the Hannover Messe industrial fair in Hannover, northern Germany, Sunday, April 24, 2016. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)

    The Latest: German minister: US needs to budge on trade deal

    HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama’s visit to Germany (all times local):

  • U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the opening of the Hannover Messe industry fair in Hannover, northern Germany, Sunday, April 24, 2016. Obama is on a two-day official visit to Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

    HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama mounted a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it’s “indisputable” that such agreements strengthen the economy and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide. But he acknowledged that the clock is ticking on his faltering trade agenda.

  • Bayern's Arturo Vidal celebrates after the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC and FC Bayern Munich at the Olympia stadium in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Thomas Eisenhuth/dpa via AP)

    Bayern, Dortmund both win as Bundesliga race continues

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich ground past Hertha Berlin 2-0 and Borussia Dortmund kept the Bundesliga title race alive for at least one more week with a 3-0 victory at Stuttgart on Saturday.

  • Bayern's Arturo Vidal, front, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and FC Bayern Munich in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Bayern, Dortmund both win as Bundesliga race continues

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich ground past Hertha Berlin 2-0 and Borussia Dortmund kept the Bundesliga title race alive for one more week with a 3-0 victory at Stuttgart on Saturday.

  • Laura Siegemund from Germany returns a ball to Agnieszka Radwanska from Poland during their semifinals at the WTA tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)

    Defending champion Kerber reaches Porsche Grand Prix final

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Qualifier Laura Siegemund upset top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-German Porsche Grand Prix final with defending champion Angelique Kerber.

  • A man on stilts and dressed like the Statue of Liberty walks in front of balloons forming the slogan Stop TTIP during a protest of thousands of demonstrators against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP, and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, CETA, ahead of the visit of United States President Barack Obama in Hannover, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Trans-Atlantic trade deal in focus when Obama visits Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — When President Barack Obama opens the world’s largest industrial fair in the northern German city of Hannover on Sunday, he’ll be leading a delegation of American companies hoping to conquer new markets abroad. He’ll also be trying to complete one of his presidency’s main pieces of unfinished business — a trans-Atlantic trade pact.

  • Report: Russia says athletes have ‘moral right’ to be in Rio

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia’s sports minister is arguing in an interview with a German magazine that his country’s athletes have a “moral right” to take part in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Hamburg beats Bremen 2-1, eases Bundesliga relegation fears

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Pierre-Michel Lasogga scored twice for Hamburger SV to win 2-1 on Friday and leave Werder Bremen stuck in the Bundesliga relegation zone.