DORTMUND ATTACK BERLIN (AP) -- A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then bombed the soccer team's bus in an attack he tried to disguise as Islamic terrorism in a scheme to net millions, German officials said. The suspect, identified only as Sergej W.
LONDON (AP) -- As get-rich-quick plans go, it wasn't well thought out. The man accused of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team allegedly hoped to make millions off an expected slump in the team's share price by using an obscure financial trade, a "put option." These trades are typically used by professional traders at banks or investment firms, suggesting the bomber had some experience with financial markets.
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the Borussia Dortmund team bus bombing (all times local): 1:10 p.m. German prosecutors say they believe a 28-year-old German-Russian man suspected of carrying out a bombing attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus acted alone. Prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler told reporters Friday that according to the latest information, there are "no indications of possible helpers or accomplices." Suspect Sergej W.
BERLIN (AP) -- A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then bombed the soccer team's bus in an attack he tried to disguise as Islamic terrorism in a scheme to net millions, German officials said Friday. The suspect, identified only as Sergej W.
BERLIN (AP) -- Marco Reus scored two minutes into his comeback from a torn ligament to set Borussia Dortmund on its way to a 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Reus' return after six weeks out was a welcome boost for a side still struggling to deal with Tuesday's bomb attack on the team bus in Dortmund in which defender Marc Bartra was wounded.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Marc Bartra, who was wounded in an attack on the team bus of German soccer club Borussia Dortmund, says the experience was the "hardest 15 minutes" of his life. The Spaniard underwent surgery following injuries to his wrist and arm after three explosions shattered a window of the bus ahead of Tuesday's scheduled Champions League quarterfinal against Monaco in Dortmund.
MUNICH (AP) -- Sometimes, it's hard to focus on a soccer game. Borussia Dortmund players had to, though, less than 24 hours after a bomb attack on their team bus. And they will have to do so again on Saturday, when Eintracht Frankfurt visits in the Bundesliga. "It comes in waves. Today feels the worst," Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said Thursday. "We have to find a way to deal with it.
BERLIN (AP) -- German investigators said Thursday they have found no evidence so far that an Iraqi detained after the Borussia Dortmund bus attack was involved in the bombing, but he is suspected of membership in the Islamic State group. The search for the bomber or bombers continued.
Borussia Dortmund's anger about being forced to play a day after a bomb attack on its bus was contested by European soccer's governing body, which insisted the German team agreed to the rapid rescheduling of its Champions League quarterfinal against Monaco on Wednesday.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund lost its rescheduled Champions League quarterfinal with Monaco 3-2 on Wednesday after tributes were paid to the player injured when three explosions targeted the German team's bus. Teammates of Marc Bartra, who underwent surgery for injuries to his wrist and arm after Tuesday's attack, wore T-shirts emblazoned with the defender's picture and a message in Spanish saying: "A lot of strength -- we are with you.
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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- The Latest on attack on Borussia Dortmund team bus (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Borussia Dortmund fans have chanted the name of a defender who was wounded in the explosions that rocked their team's bus Tuesday night. The chants came Wednesday night at the start of the delayed Champions League quarterfinal against Monaco.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- German authorities arrested a suspected Islamic extremist Wednesday in their investigation into a bomb attack on a top German soccer team, while the team -- missing a defender wounded in the blasts -- lost 3-2 to Monaco in a hastily rescheduled Champions League match.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- The Latest on the explosions near the bus carrying German soccer team Borussia Dortmund (all times local): 12:00 a.m. The head of European soccer's governing body is expressing shock over the explosive devices that damaged a team bus and left a player injured.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off for a Champions League quarterfinal match on Tuesday evening. One of Dortmund's players was injured. Police said they were working on the assumption that the blasts were directed at the Dortmund team and caused by "serious explosive devices," which may have been hidden in a hedge near a car park.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in trouble with his club after pulling a mask stunt in the Ruhr derby against Schalke. Aubameyang pulled on a mask after scoring in the 1-1 draw Saturday, as he's done before with Spiderman and Batman masks, but this time it was the mask he had worn as "The Masked Finisher" for a Nike commercial.
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND A seventh team could be joining the race for Champions League qualification. Everton is making a late run to challenge the current top six, with seven wins from 10 games putting the team at the top of the Premier League's table since the start of the year.