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Sports in Germany

Germany

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.