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  • Grammozis becomes Schalke’s fifth coach of the season

  • Bobic claims he will leave Frankfurt at the end of the season

  • Kramer unveiled as new Arminia Bielefeld coach

2nd March

Grammozis replaces Christian Gross at Schalke

Schalke has appointed Dimitrios Grammozis as their new coach confirmed the fighting Bundesliga club at Tuesday evening.

Grammozis replaces the fired Christian Gross, will Schalke’s fifth coach this season after David Wagner, Manuel Baum, Huub Stevens and Gross.

The 42-year-old Grammozis has a contract until June 2022 and his first game is a crunch match against relegation rivals Mainz.

“I am very excited about this task,” said Grammozis. “I will use the short time until the first league game to try to be as comprehensive as possible.”
Picture as possible – and of course we want to start with a win against Mainz. “

The last-placed Schalke has nine points ahead of safety and eleven more games in the season.

Fredi Bobic leaves Frankfurt at the end of the season

Eintracht FrankfurtSports director, Fredi Bobic, According to comments he made on Tuesday to the German ARD broadcaster, he should leave the club at the end of the season.

“I don’t have to fool around. I expressed my wish to leave the club in summer 2020 a year ago before the coronavirus,” he said.

Because of the global pandemic, Bobic stayed with him, but Frankfurt did not confirm that the former German striker would leave his position. Philip Holzer, chairman of the advisory board, said the talks had taken place but had not “not been resolved and would resume after the next advisory board meeting in mid-March”.

Bobic’s current contract runs until 2023, but for weeks there was speculation this Bobic is Hertha Berlin preferred Candidate to succeed the dismissed sports director Michael Preetz. Should Bobic go?, Frankfurt would face a major shock in its management team as it had already been announced that Sport director Bruno Hübner will leave the club in the summer.

Kramer presented as the new Bielefeld trainer

The day after the dismissal of Uwe Neuhaus, the man who promoted Arminia Bielefeld last season, the club signed Frank Kramer as a replacement.

The 48-year-old Kramer recently coached a number of German youth teams and was briefly head coach of Fortuna Düsseldorf (2015) and Greuther Fürth (2013-15).

“Frank is a versatile trainer with a wealth of experience in the professional and youth field. We are convinced that his professional and analytical qualities make him the type of trainer that fits the Arminia path and that we need for the next steps,” said Sports director Samir Arabi.

Bielefeld is currently in 16th place, the relegation playoff place, and receives Union Berlin on Sunday.

1st March

Arminia Bielefeld sack coach Uwe Neuhaus

Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld have sacked head Trainer U.we Neuhaus. According to media reports, the decision was made at a joint meeting of the club Management and supervisory board on Monday.

The change comes two days after the newly promoted club’s 3-0 defeat against Borussia Dortmund, the latest setback in five games Bielefeld had only secured one point.

Neuhaus led the club to promotion last season, but Bielefeld’s sporting director Samir Arabi said the decision was made to increase their chances of survival.

“We believe the team has the quality to achieve our goal but given the current situation we decided to act now,” said Arabi.

On Tuesday, the club named 48-year-old Frank Kramer as Neuhaus’s successor.

Formula 1 rejects the vaccine proposal for Bahrain

An offer from Bahrain to vaccinate all Formula 1 employees in the preseason was rejected by the organization.

The Gulf state made the offer as part of its vaccination, but with the majority of UK-based F1 teams, the sport said it would prefer to wait for vaccinations from that country.

Stefano Domenicali, F1 President, said earlier this month: “The priority is the most vulnerable. We don’t want to skip the vaccination line.”

Preseason testing begins later this month in Bahrain ahead of the opening weekend on March 28th.

Golfers provide support for woods after the crash

Tiger Woods received support from his colleagues after his serious car accident last week.

The players wore red shirts and black pants in the final round of the World Golf Championships and other weekend events. The outfit Woods always wore on his final laps.

“It’s hard to explain how touching it was today when I turned on the TV and saw all the red shirts,” Woods tweeted on Sunday. “For every golfer and every fan, you really help me through this difficult time.”

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    wonder child

    At just six months old, young Tiger Woods was reportedly able to copy his father’s golf swings. He had first appeared on television eighteen months later. At the age of 13 he had come close to a household name that was represented in all major networks in the United States. He also picked up almost every trophy in the junior ranks.


  • Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Become a professional

    The American turned pro at 20 after winning three US amateur titles and of course wasted no time making a name for himself. Just two months after turning pro in 1996, he took his first PGA Tour win at the Las Vegas Invitational.

  • Nick Faldo hands the green jacket to Tiger Woods (Imago / UPI Photo)

    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Master of the majors

    If winning in Vegas was a milestone, this was when Woods really made it onto the global stage. At 21, he was the youngest man to ever win in Augusta and picked up the famous green jacket. He would win the Masters three more times, with his current grand championship record standing at 14.

  • Tiger Woods celebrates victory in Augusta (Image Alliance / dpa / R. Sullivan)

    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    The Grand Slam

    April 8, 2001 was arguably the most remarkable day in an amazing career. It came again in Augusta when Woods took a second Masters win. As impressive as that is, this win also means that he held all four major titles at the same time, which no other golfer has achieved.

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    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Pairing

    Woods married Swedish model Elin Nordegren in October 2004 after meeting her through his golf colleague Jesper Parnevik, for whom Nordegren worked as a nanny. The couple tied the knot in Barbados and had a son named Charlie Axel and a daughter named Sam.

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    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Accident causes all kinds of damage

    Throughout his career up to this point in 2009, Woods had always maintained a squeaky clean image. But on allegations of multiple matters, he crashed his car into a fire hydrant, tree and some hedges in front of his Florida mansion. In the days, weeks and months that followed, he withdrew from tournaments, lost several lucrative sponsorship deals and his marriage ended in 2010.

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    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    The title that looked like the last

    The Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Clum in Akron, Ohio is a far cry from the most prestigious tournaments. But that 2013 win was Woods 79th on the PGA Tour and for a long time it looked like it would be his last.

  • Tiger Woods at the Masters 2015 (Image Alliance / dpa / Andrew Gombert)

    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Not ready for a comeback

    After Missing the Masters for the first time in his career in 2014, Woods returned to Augusta a year later. But it wasn’t the comeback he was hoping for. Woods looked out of line and was clearly struggling with the back injuries that would eventually require multiple surgeries and a lot of recovery time.

  • Tiger Woods was arrested near his home in Florida (picture alliance sheriff's office / dpa / AP / Palm Beach County).

    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    The low point

    In the early hours of the morning, also not far from his Florida home, Woods was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after falling asleep in a traffic lance with the engine running. Woods initially blamed prescription drugs for this and later pleaded guilty to driving recklessly. He was fined and banned from drinking alcohol for the year he was on parole.

  • Tiger Woods celebrated its first win in five years in 2018 (Reuters / JD Mercer)

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    First win in five years

    After Woods returned to the world rankings after almost two years of injury and position 1199, he finally got his hands on silverware again after five long years and won the Tour Championship in September 2018. I did it, “said the 42-year-old.” I found it hard not to cry to the last hole. ”

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    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    Back up

    Wood’s remarkable comeback came to an end when he took an unexpected win at the 2019 Masters. After holding himself out in the argument, Woods stayed calm on the last day when others didn’t, and sealed his first major in 11 years and his first master in 14 years. He was 13 under par and won with one shot against a trio of pursuers. It was Wood’s 15th major title and perhaps the greatest of them all.

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    Tiger Woods: Incredible career ended in car accident?

    End of career crash?

    On February 23, 2021, Tiger Woods’ car drove off the road in suburban Los Angeles and rolled several times. He then underwent surgery to repair what doctors called “major orthopedic injuries” to his right lower leg and ankle. According to police, the golfer did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the early morning incident.

    Author: Chuck Penfold