Boris Becker is at it again – this time involved in a tedious spat with TV's Oliver Pocher – and surprisingly the pair have taken over the headlines just a day before Becker's new book comes out. The Sportsdesk loses the will to carry on. Read more


Waning public enthusiasm, diminishing cash flow and an impossible-to-emulate legacy from the 1980s when Germany dominated the sport have led to tennis falling into neglect in the last decade… Yet Berlin was once home to a vibrant tennis culture. Read more


Germany is actually a bit rubbish at football, but it is great at tennis. What the hell kind of world is this that we are living in? The Sportsdesk tries to get to the bottom of it. Read more

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OUT NOW! THE BUDGET BERLIN SPECIAL! An extra page issue of Exberliner with all the best bargains, exclusive reader deals and insider tips for an affable and affordable summer in Berlin! Read more


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