Hamburg - Football's world governing body FIFA and European ruling body UEFA said Tuesday they did not recognize a decision in Poland to suspend the leadership of the Polish football federation.
Hamburg - Ten-man Werder Bremen fought to a 5-4 triumph against TSG Hoffenheim on Saturday while champions Bayern Munich lost their second straight Bundesliga match.
Munich were beaten 1-0 at Hanover 96 from Szabolcs Huszti's first- half freekick, a week after crashing 5-2 against Bremen.
Hamburg - Bayern Munich put the 5-2 home drubbing by Werder Bremen at the weekend behind them Wednesday as the holders beat Nuremberg 2-0 in the German Cup.
VfB Stuttgart beat Arminia Bielefeld by the same scoreline thanks to goals in each half from Cacau and Ciprian Marica, while last year's beaten finalists Borussia Dortmund needed extra time to overcome Hertha Berlin.
Hamburg - Borussia Dortmund needed extra time to overcome Hertha Berlin in the German Cup Wednesday, while VfL Wolfsburg had no such problems with Edin Dzeko netting four as they put seven past third-division side Oberneuland.
Hamburg - Werder Bremen struggled to a 2-1 victory over third-division side Erzgebirge Aue Tuesday in the German Cup while Cologne and Eintracht Frankfurt lost to teams from lower leagues.
Hamburg - Werder Bremen struggled to a 2-1 victory over third division side Erzgebirge Aue in the German Cup Tuesday while Cologne and Eintracht Frankfurt fared even worse, losing to teams from lower leagues.
Hamburg - McLaren-Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will hear on Tuesday whether he has been successful in his appeal against a 25- second penalty for cutting a chicane at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Hamburg - US Open champion Serena Williams tops the latest women's tennis rankings issued on Monday by the WTA while Russia's Dinara Safina moves up two places to third.
Williams has 4,091 points and is followed by Serbia's Jelena Jankovic on 3,885 and Safina on 3,747. Former number one Ana Ivanovic of Serbia drops one spot to fourth with Russia's Elena Dementieva down one place to fifth.
Hamburg - Bayern Munich were humiliated 5-2 on Saturday by Werder Bremen in one of the worst home defeats for the Bundesliga champions.
Markus Rosenberg struck twice, with Naldo, Mesut Ozil and Claudio Pizarro also on target for a 5-0 Bremen lead before their former player Tim Borowski got the consolation goals.
Hamburg - Everton were held to a disappointing 2-2 draw at home by Standard Liege Thursday in an UEFA Cup first round match, while former Champions League winners Borussia Dortmund slumped to a 2-0 defeat at home against Udinese.
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