Manchester City Exposed: Chapter 2: The Secret 'Project Longbow'

Manchester City Exposed: Chapter 2: The Secret 'Project Longbow'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 06, 2018

A phony, multimillion-pound deal and behind-the-scenes lobbying: Before the introduction of the new Financial Fair Play rules, Manchester City did all it could to dodge spending regulations. The club insisted to UEFA it was innocent. more... Comment ]

NFL-Kicker Adam Vinatieri: Der undankbarste Job im Football

NFL-Kicker Adam Vinatieri: Der undankbarste Job im Football

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 04, 2018

Kicker gehören beim American Football zu den besten Punktejägern der NFL, bekommen aber nur selten die Anerkennung, die sie verdienen. Der 45-jährige Adam Vinatieri ist eine Ausnahme. Von Christian Höb mehr... Forum ]


Game Over: A Guide to the New Football Leaks Revelations

Game Over: A Guide to the New Football Leaks Revelations

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 02, 2018

The world of football has reached a crossroads. Self-important functionaries and authoritarian countries are marring the sport with backroom deals and covert plans for a new league. Today, DER SPIEGEL is launching a multi-week series disclosing their secrets. more... Comment ]

Rape Allegations: Ronaldo's Defense Team Develops a Strategy

Rape Allegations: Ronaldo's Defense Team Develops a Strategy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 11, 2018

It took two weeks, but the legal team seeking to defend Cristiano Ronaldo against rape allegations levelled by Kathryn Mayorga has now settled on a defense strategy. They are seeking to cast doubt on information published by DER SPIEGEL. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


American Football: Quarterback Brees bricht ewigen Passrekord

American Football: Quarterback Brees bricht ewigen Passrekord

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 09, 2018

Die nächste Bestmarke für den Superstar von den New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees hat nun auch Peyton Mannings bisherigen Passrekord übertroffen. Manning gratulierte per Video - während er Gemüse schnitt. mehr... Forum ]

Rape Allegations: How Ronaldo's Legal Team Dealt with Disaster

Rape Allegations: How Ronaldo's Legal Team Dealt with Disaster

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 05, 2018

After Kathryn Mayorga claimed she was raped by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo on June 13, 2009, a phalanx of high-profile lawyers were tasked with fixing the problem. In the wake of a DER SPIEGEL report, authorities have reopened their investigation. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...


Her Name Is Kathryn: The Woman Who Accuses Ronaldo of Rape

Her Name Is Kathryn: The Woman Who Accuses Ronaldo of Rape

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 29, 2018

An American woman claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in Las Vegas. Years ago, the soccer star paid her to remain silent. Now, the woman is going public for the first time and filing a complaint against Ronaldo. She possesses a document that could be extremely dangerous for him. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Rape Allegations: American Woman Files Complaint against Cristiano Ronaldo

Rape Allegations: American Woman Files Complaint against Cristiano Ronaldo

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 28, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most visible athlete on earth. A woman from Las Vegas says: He is the man who raped her in a hotel in 2009. In the current issue of DER SPIEGEL, she goes public with her accusations for the first time. more... Comment ]


A German on Probation: What Özil's Resignation Tells Us About Germany in 2018

A German on Probation: What Özil's Resignation Tells Us About Germany in 2018

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 27, 2018

You don't have to be a fan of German footballer Mesut Özil. And it's OK to criticize his photo op with autocratic Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, or the letter he wrote resigning from the German national team. But Özil's accusations of "racism and disrespect" say much about Germany's acceptance of its immigrants. An Essay By Raniah Salloum more... Comment ]

Offshore: Ronaldo's Deepening Trouble with the Tax Man

Offshore: Ronaldo's Deepening Trouble with the Tax Man

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 26, 2018

As DER SPIEGEL reported in its latest issue, Cristiano Ronaldo used more offshore structures than had previously been known. He dissolved one of them immediately after receiving a request for comment from the newsweekly. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]