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From Hitler to Hertha: The Olympic Stadium in pictures

The history of Olympiastadion in 12 images: from the Nazi grand opening to the ghostly stillness of […]

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Olympia at 80

Is Riefenstahl's masterpiece "Olympia" a Nazi film? Here's the history, the scandals and the indomitable woman behind […]

Berlin

Fire and ice

East German-born Claudia Pechstein was a speed skating sensation – until doping accusations in 2009 caused her […]

Berlin

Save Berlin: Olympic roulette

It's official, Hamburg gets the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Although some Berliners are undoubtedly rejoicing, […]

Berlin

The Olympic debate

On Mon, Mar 16, the German Olympic Council will announce its nomination for Hamburg or Berlin as […]

Berlin

Konrad Werner: Losing faith in the Olympics

Last day of our Olympics week. Konrad weighs in here: A bit like with the Catholic Church […]

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