Sports 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.
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.
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.
German Athletes in the US
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.