News : Werder Bremen – Bode goes, Baumann stays – sport
Bundesliga, Werder Bremen: Werder Bremen is continuing to work with managing director Frank Baumann despite being relegated from the Bundesliga. Marco Bode’s time at the Hanseatic League, on the other hand, is coming to an end. In addition to the former national player Bode, Andreas Hoetzel, Thomas Krohne and Kurt Zech will no longer stand for re-election at the club’s upcoming general meeting, which is expected to take place in September, as Werder announced on Monday. The body takes responsibility for the first Bundesliga relegation in more than 40 years.
“We need team unity at all levels. Our management must be intact and capable of acting, because important and correct decisions have to be made in this phase,” said Bode as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. “The most important goal and the biggest task for the entire management team is now to put together a head coach and a team for the second division that can play for promotion as quickly as possible.” According to Baumann, Bremen wants to present a new trainer in the coming days. Loud is the favorite Picture on sunday Markus Anfang from second division competitor SV Darmstadt 98. Werder parted ways with Florian Kohfeldt shortly before the end of the season, but his interim successor Thomas Schaaf could no longer prevent relegation.
Tennis, French Open: Alexander Zverev only met his clear favorite role in the German first round duel at the French Open against Oscar Otte with great effort. The 24-year-old from Hamburg defeated the three-year-old qualifier from Cologne 3: 6, 3: 6, 6: 2, 6: 2, 6: 0 on Sunday evening. Zverev, who belongs to the extended circle of title contenders behind the top professionals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, only convinced from the middle of the match. Otte, world ranking 152nd, hit Zverev right from the start with wit and self-confidence. After taking the first set from the favorite, the outsider did not let up and continued to pose problems for Zverev. Ultimately, the stronger physique of Zverev made the difference. The German number one will now face the next qualifier in the second round with Roman Safiullin (Russia).
Previously, the three-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber (Kiel) and Yannick Hanfmann were eliminated in the first round. Kerber conceded her third first round defeat in a row against qualifier Angelina Kalinina from Ukraine in 2: 6, 4: 6. The Karlsruher Hanfmann missed the first jump with a major in the second round with the 1: 6, 3: 6, 6: 4, 2: 6 defeat against the Swiss qualifier Henri Laaksonen.
Cycling, Giro: The Colombian cycling star Egan Bernal has won the 104th Giro d’Italia and thus celebrated his second victory in a major tour after the Tour de France 2019. In the final time trial to Milan on Sunday, the 24-year-old placed 24th to claim the pink jersey 1:29 minutes ahead of Italian Damiano Caruso.
“When I turned onto Domplatz, it was a very special moment. I saw Colombian flags everywhere,” said Bernal: “I didn’t take too much risk in the corners today. I wanted the Giro victory on the last one Don’t lose 30 kilometers. ” Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers), who did not cross the finish line in any major tour up to the Giro and was in deep crisis last year, is the second Colombian Giro winner after Nairo Quintana in 2014. Third overall behind Caruso ( Bahrain Victorious) became the Briton Simon Yates (BikeExchange / + 4:15).
For the German professional cyclists, the Giro was mixed. Podium candidate Emanuel Buchmann (Ravensburg / Bora-hansgrohe) retired after a fall on the 15th stage, outlier Nikias Arndt (Buchholz / DSM) impressed with two third stage places. Former world champion Peter Sagan (Slovakia) secured a stage win and the points jersey for the German Bora team.