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Sports in Germany


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!

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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. 

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.

International Play

Olympic Summer Games 2016

2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The 2016 Olympic Games began on Friday, August 5th in Marcana Stadium in Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil. 499 athletes will compete for the next three weeks in the hopes of taking gold. Last Summer Olympics in London, Germany earned 55 medals.


2015 Women's World Cup

The Women's World Cup is underway in Edmonton, Canada. Twenty-four teams from six continents are competing in stadiums across Canada. Germany competed in group B against Norway, Thailand and the Ivory Coast. Germany lost to the US in the semifinals on June 30 and will compete for third place in the finals.

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.

Deputy Chief Boris Ruge

Capitals and Embassy Celebrate German Heritage Night

The Washington Capitals NHL team joined forces with the German Embassy to celebrate German Heritage Night at the Verizon Center. In a matchup between the Capitals and the New York Islanders, there were a total of three German players between the two teams.