Wednesday, December 8

Ex-run ace Sabrina Mockenhaupt: Instagram can make you sick

Almost every athlete uses Facebook or Instagram. This has many advantages but also disadvantages. Ex-top runner Sabrina Mockenhaupt spoke on the TV show SWR Sport in RLP about the curse and blessing of social networks. If Instagram didn't already exist, it would have had to be invented for people like Sabrina Mockenhaupt. The 40-year-old had already attracted attention during her career not only because of her top sporting performances, but also because of her pronounced need to communicate. The 45-time German champion always had a saying on her lips and let the public participate in her ups and downs. Instagram is a time thief Nevertheless, Mockenhaupt is happy that Instagram and Co. did not exist when they were active. "If I took a nap earlier, then I wouldn't have had time to uploa...
FC Schalke 04 even overtakes BVB: “Sleeves up mood”

FC Schalke 04 even overtakes BVB: “Sleeves up mood”

Despite the sporting downturn and relegation to the Bundesliga, FC Schalke 04 has left its worst rival Borussia Dortmund behind in one thing this year: The traditional club from Gelsenkirchen has more members than BVB again this calendar year. That goes from the numbers of the statistics portal "statista.com", which recently ranked the football clubs with the largest number of members in the world. Behind the undisputed front runner FC Bayern Munich, which according to the portal has 293,000 members, is the traditionally very strong club Benfica Lisbon with 233,000 registered supporters.The two Ruhr area clubs FC Schalke and BVB have been in a hot race for years when it comes to the question: who is the bigger one? Now, for the first time, the royal blues were led again wi...
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel threatens the departure of his team boss

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel threatens the departure of his team boss

If it goes to "AUTOhebdo", Sebastian Vettel could soon lose his previous team boss at Aston Martin to Fernando Alonso. Because the French specialist publication currently reports that Otmar Szafnauer could switch to Alpine instead of the previous race director Davide Brivio. Brivio had only come to Alpine from Suzuki's MotoGP program as race director in the 2021 season, but did not appear publicly in his role. His counterpart in the dual leadership, Executive Director Marcin Budkowski, is much more present. The first rumors surfaced in October that Brivio might be drawn back to MotoGP after just one year. Almost at the same time, Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi, the boss of Brivio and Budkowski, announced that he would like to restructure the Formula 1 team in order to lead it to ...
German ice hockey federation: Reindl might want to remain DEB president after all

German ice hockey federation: Reindl might want to remain DEB president after all

November 10, 2021 at 5:50 am German Ice Hockey Federation : Reindl might want to remain DEB president after all Does not rule out a renewed candidacy as DEB President: Franz Reindl. Photo: Tobias Hase / dpa Krefeld Franz Reindl can now imagine remaining President of the German Ice Hockey Federation for a longer period of time. The 66-year-old is considering running again in the DEB's regular presiden...
World Cup qualification: DFB selection: Flick press conference and final training

World Cup qualification: DFB selection: Flick press conference and final training

November 10, 2021 at 4:40 am World Cup qualification : DFB selection: Flick press conference and final training The man with the red whistle: national coach Hansi Flick stands smiling on the court. Photo: Swen Pförtner / dpa Wolfsburg The ball in hand, the red whistle around his neck, a smile on his face. The image that the German Football Association spread on Tuesday evening of national coach Hansi...
German FIFA scene: season kick-off in the Virtual Bundesliga Club Championship

German FIFA scene: season kick-off in the Virtual Bundesliga Club Championship

November 10, 2021 at 12:01 am German FIFA scene : Season kick-off in the Virtual Bundesliga Club Championship Michael "MegaBit" Bittner won his game against Denis "Denis" Müller in the VBL Club Championship in FIFA 22. (Archive). Photo: Christoph Soeder / dpa Berlin The Virtual Bundesliga starts the season of the Club Championship. One month after the release of FIFA 22, the club professionals meet ...
Torben Beltz will train Emma Raducanu

Torben Beltz will train Emma Raducanu

On Monday, Angelique Kerber announced the separation from her long-time coach Torben Beltz. The next day, the next task is already set for the trainer. Torben Beltz (right) will no longer train Angelique Kerber (left), but Emma Raducanu. imago images/Michael Weber US Open winner Emma Raducanu will work with Angelique Kerber's long-time coach in the future. After her surprising end at the WTA tournament in Linz against the Chinese qualifier Wang Xinyu, the British confirmed her future collaboration w...

Nobody is perfect: Fabian Bleck – professional basketball player despite diabetes

At the age of eleven, Fabian Bleck received the shocking diagnosis: type 1 diabetes. The insulin pump has been his constant companion ever since. But that didn't stop him from his dream: Today he plays basketball in Germany's top division for Crailsheim. Solid, ambitious, determined - his teammates know what they have in Fabian Bleck. "Everyone in the team needs a player like that," they all agree. His nickname in the team: "Mister Perfect". Since last season, the 27-year-old has been successful for the Merlins Crailsheim in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) - and extremely disciplined. Not just because he's a professional athlete. Often you can see him with a meter and glucose on the sidelines. Discipline is vital for him: he has diabetes. Basketball Family Bleck The now 2.01 meter...