Top-class Sport in Berlin

Top-class Sport in Berlin

Berlin is a hub for top international sport. Around 700 athletes from almost 35 different sports train at the Olympics Support Centre. Berlin's sport clubs are known throughout Germany and Europe: the football clubs Hertha BSC and Union Berlin, the basketball players from Alba Berlin or the crack ice hockey players nick-named the 'polar bears'. Berlin's volleyball and water polo teams are also highly successful. Visitors from all over the world come here every year for the Berlin Marathon, at which millions of spectators cheer on the world's finest long-distance runners.

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Bird of paradise, Nina Hagen is the most glamorous fan of the 1. FC Union. Her jersey bears the number 66 and from her originates the “iron union” anthem. The club from...
Serving, forearm pass, spiking, almost everyone has already tried these once; however, volleyball of the special class—that is only available at SCC Berlin. The team has...
The Berlin Eisbären (Ice Bears) are the top team of the German Ice Hockey Liga. Four Championship titles and one Pokal Cup win in the past five years—that is a true...
Indeed the Romans are supposed to have already played a kind of handball; and even from the Middle Ages, one knows embodiments of teams that threw a colourful cloth...
A mix of handball, rugby and swimming—that’s about how you have to imagine water ball to be. Like so many kinds of sports invented in England, this form of sport is by...

Located directly on the water, this romantic, relaxed and comfortable restaurant is decorated with wooden furniture, old lamps and ornate picture frames. Simply put, Freischwimmer is a cool location in Kreuzberg’s Flutgraben area. The restaurant is in a very old building that was once used for renting and repairing boats. The entrance is directly next to Berlin’s oldest gas station. You can sit outdoors during the summer and indoors during the winter.