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Germany’s World Cup defeat: five things we learned

Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.

Joachim Loew extends contract as Germany coach until 2022

In the post since 2006, Loew, 58, who steered Germany to their 2014 World Cup triumph, has signed a two-year extension to take him through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

FIFA to trial yellow cards for coaches, changes to goal-kick and subs laws

FIFA is to introduce a trial for yellow cards for managers and coaching staff, vice president Zvonimir Boban has told Sport Bild.

Joachim Low: Bayern Munich links ‘not a topic’ for me

Germany coach Joachim Low has said that reports linking him with the Bayern Munich post are simply “not a topic” in his eyes.

Borussia Monchengladbach’s Max Eberl sorry for insulting Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann

Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has apologised after he was heard insulting Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann during the sides' 3-3 draw at Borussia Park on Saturday.

Philipp Lahm named honorary Germany captain, Euro ambassador

Philipp Lahm has been named as an honorary Germany captain at this year's German FA (DFB) conference.

IFAB to lift poppy ban after FIFA revises provisions over shirt use

A ban on players displaying poppies is expected to be lifted before international games in November.

Female referee to take charge of first Bundesliga game – report

Bibiana Steinhaus is set to become the first female referee to officiate in Bundesliga when Hertha Berlin host Werder Bremen at the Olympiastadion on Sunday, Berlin-based tabloid B.Z. has reported.

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French Open champ Simona Halep to miss Eastbourne

French Open champion Simona Halep will miss next week’s Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne after suffering an Achilles problem.

Kwara colleges of education begin indefinite strike

Workers of the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have started an indefinite industrial action.

Nigeria Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102 million

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Lawyer arrested after claiming executed man innocent

An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.