Sports

German gymnast Elisabeth Seitz performs on balance beam during women's qualification in the North Greenwich Arena

Sports in Germany

Cheering for Germany

2014 World Cup Brazil

Germany plays their first World Cup match against Portugal on June 16. On June 26, they take on the US National Team.

Bundesliga 2012

What is the Bundesliga?

The Bundesliga is the name most people associate with the top league in German soccer but it is in fact the title given to a far-reaching net of organizations which support and promote the game all over Germany. Here, we give you a quick run down.

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Winter Sports in Germany

From skiing to snowshoe hiking, there are a variety of ways to explore the magic of Germany's wintertime landscapes. Discover the ways in which you can take advantage of the winter and check out some of the most beautiful places to do so!

Olympics

2014 Olympic Games

The German Olympic and Paralympic teams took home a combined 17 gold medals during the 2014 Olympic season. The luge team and paralympic athlete Anna Schaffelhuber were the stars this year, accomplishing gold medal sweeps in their disciplines.

German Athletes in the US

Klaus Hopfensperger

German Players on the Rise in the Major Leagues

America’s Favorite Pastime has taken root in Europe. Germany leads with the most players in the Confederation of European Baseball and now has 13 players under contract with MLB.

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Basketball in Germany?

This American sport is becoming increasingly popular in Germany, thanks to German-born Dallas Mavericks' forward Dirk Nowitzki and the 18 professional teams drawing new fans to the sport.