Olympics 2024

It's official, Hamburg gets the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Although some Berliners are undoubtedly rejoicing, Dan Borden has a few reasons why the Olympics could have done something for the city. more

Mar 17, 2015 11:30 AM Zeitgeist

On Mon, Mar 16, the German Olympic Council will announce its nomination for Hamburg or Berlin as host of the 2024 Olympics. While Hamburg's all for the Games, Berlin finds itself divided. Read the experts' opinions, then weigh in yourself! more

Mar 12, 2015 3:45 PM , , Features 3 Comments

Konrad Werner: Losing faith in the Olympics

Last day of our Olympics week. Konrad weighs in here: A bit like with the Catholic Church in the 16th century – enlightened Germans are beginning to lose their faith in the Olympics. more

Feb 27, 2015 11:45 AM The Berlin Blog

Maggie Spooner: Slouching towards Olympia

Leading up to our sports issue, Olympic Week continues. Maggie tackles the historical perspective on the Olympics in Berlin. more

Feb 25, 2015 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: No to Olympic kitsch

Our March issue is all about sports, and of course, one of the big topics is the bid for the 2024 Olympics. In the lead-up to the issue, our bloggers are all tackling the topic. Gris, unsurprisingly, is against the 2024 Berlin Summer Olympics. more

Feb 24, 2015 4:40 PM The Berlin Blog

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