Denise herrmann redeems german biathletes with silver coup

Denise herrmann redeems german biathletes with silver coup

After her silver coup, denise herrmann's first reward was a heartfelt kiss from her boyfriend before she beamed at the award ceremony as if freed of a hundredweight burden.

"I'm overjoyed with silver," herrmann said after winning the first medal for the german team at the biathlon world championships in antholz, italy, giving her the liberation she had longed for. She missed out on defending her title with a "tight-ass" mistake on the last shot, but that didn't matter to her: silver won instead of gold lost was the motto.

Ohlbrecht celebrates his nba debut – nowitzki is frustrated

Ohlbrecht celebrates his nba debut - nowitzki is frustrated

Ohlbrecht, meanwhile, happily signed autographs following his NBA debut. After watching his new teammates from the bench for two games, the 24-year-old center finally got to play for the first time on sunday.

5:37 minutes before the end of the game, rockets coach kevin mchale waved the wuppertal native over and sent him out on the floor a little later – the dream of the best basketball league in the world had finally come true for ohlbrecht. The 84-time national player was the eighth german basket player to play in the NBA and scored his first points right away. 38.9 seconds before the end he converted his second throwing attempt. Because he was fouled in the process, he was also allowed to go to the free-throw line as a bonus and made the final score from there. In addition, he recorded an assist and a steal.

Low ahead of wm season: top level “ever tighter”

low ahead of wm season: top level 'ever tighter

Joachim low has an exciting few months ahead of him, and his assistant hansi flick is facing a reorientation. The goal is to qualify for the world cup as quickly as possible, then the team’s own future will be at stake – and the personnel issue of flick will have to be resolved.

“It”s about time things got going again,” said the national coach, reporting back from his summer vacation. Low does not expect german soccer to be a self-runner in the world cup season, which is expected to end with the world cup triumph in brazil that fans are longing for.