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World Cup 2018: picking the Best Eleven

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Daniel's Best Eleven. Public domain photo

If you could draft any eleven players from World Cup 2018 into your dream team, which would you pick?

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Bread & games: In Brazil, football is politics

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Football and politics in Brazil: a marriage.

To say that football in Brazil is a religion is an understatement, but it is also at the heart of its politics.

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Meet Germany’s first ParaCheer team

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paracheer

Cheerleading jumps into the present with the inclusion of ParaCheer – and Leipzig comes out at the forefront. Learn more about the local team and how you can help them get to a competition in Orlando, Florida.

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Got Game: reviving tennis in Leipzig

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©Tennisschule und Akademie Mitteldeutschland

What used to be a typical activity, with people crowding tennis courts on weekends and evenings, has now turned into a much more invisible phenomenon.

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Parkrun to reach Leipzig in December

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Parkrun, which takes place at parks around the world, is coming to Leipzig on 2 December. (Photo: public domain)

A Saturday morning running event taking place at parks around the world is expected to make Leipzig’s Volkspark Kleinzschocher “the biggest regular sporting hotspot in the whole city.”

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RB Leipzig: good investment or sugar high?

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investment, football in Leipzig

It’s “a first division football team artificially created by the investments of some hyper-caffeinated Austrian rich cats.” But is that entirely… bad?

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