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As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga stars get coronavirus tests results same-day

Several Bundesliga players are being tested daily and receiving same day results after coronavirus cases were discovered in their squad.
Super-agent Mino Raiola has revealed the thinking behind Erling Braut Haaland’s “well-considered decision” to join Borussia Dortmund last month.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund look to Erling Haaland to help reboot title bid

Borussia Dortmund must tighten their defence and trust teenage striker Erling Braut Haaland to provide the goals against Bundesliga giant-killers Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday after a “week to forget”.
Four days after thrashing Tottenham in Europe, Bayern Munich suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday with a shock 2-1 home defeat by Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Bayern Munich suffer first defeat in wake of Tottenham romp

Four days after thrashing Tottenham in Europe, Bayern Munich suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday with a shock 2-1 home defeat by Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

UEFA Nations League: Gareth Southgate vows continued England improvement after third-place finish

England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Michael Zorc: Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus expected to miss Tottenham game with muscle injury

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus is expected to miss the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie against Tottenham on Wednesday.
Atletico players celebrate at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Madrid on November 6, 2018. (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO - AFP)

Atletico Madrid gain sweet revenge by cruising past Borussia Dortmund

Atletico Madrid avenged their Borussia Dortmund drubbing from a fortnight ago and revived hopes of going through top of Champions League Group A by beating the German side 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji

Manuel Akanji: Manchester United move my dream

Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji has said it is his dream to play for Manchester United one day.
Emil Forsberg of Sweden celebrates after scoring - Getty Images

Emil Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg.

Borussia Dortmund miss chance to cement Champions League place

Borussia Dortmund still need three points to guarantee a place in next season's Champions League after they drew 1-1 at Werder Bremen.

Marco Reus’ equaliser helps Borussia Dortmund settle for draw against RB Leipzig

Bundesliga top-four rivals RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund had to settle for a share of the points with a 1-1 draw at the Red Bull Arena.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

All eyes on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal hover

All eyes will be on whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to Borussia Dortmund's starting line-up at Hertha Berlin on Friday, with the star striker reportedly chasing a move to Arsenal.

Borussia Dortmund complete signing of Manuel Akanji

Borussia Dortmund have signed Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji, whose father is Nigerian, on a four and a half year contract from FC Basel.

Manuel Akanji set to join Borussia Dortmund on record €22 million

FC Basel central defender Manuel Akanji, whose father is Nigerian, is close to joining top German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund for a record transfer fee of 21.5 million Euros, according to various media reports.

Borussia Dortmund sign Manchester United target Manuel Akanji – reports

Borussia Dortmund look to have beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Swiss defender Manuel Akanji, according to German media reports on Saturday.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.