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Are you an extreme sports thrillseeker? Hurricane Factory, Berlin’s first wind tunnel, gives you a taste of flight out near another (future) site of flight – BER. more

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Bikes, e-scooters and skates: we tried out five of the latest ways to roll yourself around Berlin. For the latter mode, Skate by Night takes over 24km of Berlin road this Sun, Jul 30. more

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We all know how great summer in Berlin is... but what about Brandenburg? Time to head out to the country and meet nude swimmers, eel fishermen, karaoke farmers and famous authors in our jam-packed July-August double issue. more

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It seems the health-conscious folks with tattoos and ropy forearm muscles have moved out of the Bikram studios and into the city’s rock climbing gyms. And as of last September would-be boulderers have a spot in the south: Boulderklub Kreuzberg. more

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This month, we take a look at the past, present and future of Jews in Germany's capital. Plus: Is refugee Willkommenskultur all it's cracked up to be? This and much, much more on newsstands now! more

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Mount your metal stead and join likeminded riders for two days of bicycling festivities. From Ludwigslust through the Germany countryside, the Velo Classico Germany celebrates bicycles and the folks who ride 'em. more

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You've been to Köpenick already, now it's time to check out Wedding! Spend these precious last days of summer exploring the indie locales in Berlin's perpetually on-the-verge hood. more

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Fear not, it's heating up again this weekend. Be it a houseboat, a stand-up paddleboat or a BVG rowboat ferry, it's time for you to get back out on the water. more

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Make sure to put on a silly hat, and go for a day, or week, at the races! The 102-year-old Mariendorf Trabrennbahn hosts Derby Week going on from Jul 24-Aug 2. But the track alone is worth the trip. more

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From a motley crew of newbies, the gay team Berlin Bruisers is evolving into a legitimate rugby force – tackling stereotypes along the way. The Bruisers show off more than just their athletic chops at the Violet Varieté at Monster Ronson's Jun 19. more

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Tischtennis

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Summer's coming and its time to get those paddles out. Our reporter faces off against casual park players and national ping pong champions alike in an attempt to unlock the secrets of Berlin’s obsession with Tischtennis. more

Culture

Whether asylum seekers, Russian kids from Hartz-IV families or Turkish girls looking to break patriarchal tradition, these lucky athletes found dedicated coaches ready lend a helping hand. We visited three sport associations that make a difference. more

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East German-born Claudia Pechstein was a speed skating sensation – until doping accusations in 2009 caused her fall from grace. Fighting for years to prove her innocence, Pechstein is finally back in the skating game and stronger than ever. more

Interviews & Portraits

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

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Screw art – go sports! Why are athletes Berlin's real heroes? Find out in our March issue, where we tell you all about Berlin's top sports personalities, teams, controversies, social programmes and weird workouts. On newsstands now! more

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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

Opinion

In our March issue, we take a closer look at Berlin's sports scene. Some of the coolest Berliners aren't found in the clubs or galleries but at the sports halls or on the fields, whether they're playing football or ice hockey or Quidditch. more

Zeitgeist

Believe it or not, our anti-capitalist blogger is all for Berlin hosting the 2024 Olympics. Here's his reasoning... more

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Not sure where to eat out tonight? Take a look at these restaurant picks from local celebs Udo Walz, Dieter Kosslick, Emika and Molly "Master Blaster" Stenzel. more

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Oh no! Berlin's already got a campaign to get the Olympics here in the next 10 years. Gris doesn't think the city needs to be carrying that torch. more

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