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Aug 29, 2015

Two-goal Mueller marks Bayern milestone in style

BERLIN (Reuters) – Thomas Mueller celebrated his 200th Bundesliga match by netting twice as Bayern Munich eased past Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to go top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, their third win in three matches this season.

A dazzling run by Douglas Costa, after a perfect 40-metre pass from Xabi Alonso, saw the Brazilian power past Roberto Hilbert before he cut the ball into the box for Mueller to score in the 26th minute.

Aug 29, 2015

Soccer-Two-goal Mueller marks Bayern milestone in style

BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Thomas Mueller celebrated his 200th Bundesliga match by netting twice as Bayern Munich eased past Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to go top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, their third win in three matches this season.

A dazzling run by Douglas Costa, after a perfect 40-metre pass from Xabi Alonso, saw the Brazilian power past Roberto Hilbert before he cut the ball into the box for Mueller to score in the 26th minute.

Aug 29, 2015

Rio 2016 organizers ‘extremely concerned’ over sick sailor

BERLIN (Reuters) – Organizers of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics said on Saturday they were “extremely concerned” after German sailor Erik Heil fell ill following his third place at the test event there.

Heil, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital for several infections, said he was convinced they were caused by the polluted waters, piling more pressure on organizers to secure the safety of the athletes at next year’s Olympic sailing, swimming and triathlon events.

Aug 29, 2015

Olympics-Rio 2016 organisers “extremely concerned” over sick sailor

BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Organisers of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics said on Saturday they were “extremely concerned” after German sailor Erik Heil fell ill following his third place at the test event there.

Heil, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital for several infections, said he was convinced they were caused by the polluted waters, piling more pressure on organisers to secure the safety of the athletes at next year’s Olympic sailing, swimming and triathlon events.

Aug 28, 2015

German sailor treated for infections after Rio test event

BERLIN (Reuters) – German sailor Erik Heil, who was third at the Rio De Janeiro Olympic test event this month, is being treated for several infections which he says were caused by the polluted waters during the sailing regatta there.

The Brazilian metropolis will host the 2016 summer Games, the first South American city to do so, but it is struggling with polluted waters on which the athletes will compete.

Aug 28, 2015

Olympics-German sailor treated for infections after Rio test event

BERLIN, Aug 28 (Reuters) – German sailor Erik Heil, who was third at the Rio De Janeiro Olympic test event this month, is being treated for several infections which he says were caused by the polluted waters during the sailing regatta there.

The Brazilian metropolis will host the 2016 summer Games, the first South American city to do so, but it is struggling with polluted waters on which the athletes will compete.

Aug 27, 2015

De Bruyne deal with Man City not yet done – Wolfsburg

BERLIN (Reuters) – VfL Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s transfer to Manchester City has not yet been completed despite ongoing talks with the English club, Wolfsburg sports director Klaus Allofs said on Thursday.

“It seems some people are galloping faster than the events. It is wrong that an agreement with Manchester City has been reached,” Allofs told a news conference.

Aug 27, 2015

Soccer-De Bruyne deal with Man City not yet done -Wolfsburg

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – VfL Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s transfer to Manchester City has not yet been completed despite ongoing talks with the English club, Wolfsburg sports director Klaus Allofs said on Thursday.

“It seems some people are galloping faster than the events. It is wrong that an agreement with Manchester City has been reached,” Allofs told a news conference.

Aug 27, 2015

Buoyant Leverkusen ready for Bayern battle

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen are brimming with confidence ahead of Saturday’s big Bundesliga clash against champions Bayern Munich, having secured a Champions League group stage spot on Wednesday and guaranteed a 20 million euro windfall from that qualification.

But it is not just the European success that is giving fans hope of a win against the mighty Bavarians but also their playing style.

Aug 27, 2015

Soccer-Buoyant Leverkusen ready for Bayern battle

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen are brimming with confidence ahead of Saturday’s big Bundesliga clash against champions Bayern Munich, having secured a Champions League group stage spot on Wednesday and guaranteed a 20 million euro windfall from that qualification.

But it is not just the European success that is giving fans hope of a win against the mighty Bavarians but also their playing style.

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