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Berlin has around 2,000 sports clubs with a total of around 550,000 active members in the sport. In 2010 there are 145 of such associations at the highest or second highest level in Germany. The biggest football club Hertha BSC Berlin, which plays in the highest division of Germany, 1. Bundesliga. 1. FC Union Berlin also plays high, and comes out in 2. Bundesliga. Although Berlin with five national titles, the East German titles not included, one of the worst performing capital cities of Europe, is the cradle of German football in the capital. Already since 1891 competitions were organized. The first major competition was the competition that was organized by the Berlin Football Association. Until 1963, played the clubs of Berlin in its own league as the highest class, so there are very many clubs that have a rich history, but the many competition reforms have now been sunk to lower ranges.

The Eisbären ALBA Berlin and Berlin are in the highest league in ice hockey or basketball. Furthermore, the capital, with three clubs represented in the Bundesliga volleyball and water polo Wasser Freunde Spandau since 1979 almost 04 is sequentially become champion. The handball players of Füchse Berlin did in 2007 promoted to the Bundesliga.

The Olympic Stadium has a capacity of nearly 75,000 places in 2006 and was the place where the final of the World Cup was organized. There will also be the annual finals of the DFB-Pokal place. The Sportforum Hohenschönhausen 400 meters is an indoor ice rink in Berlin in 2007 and is the 7th fastest indoor ice rink in the world.

In Berlin, the Berlin Marathon held. Also any place in the city's ISTAF place. This important athletics is part of the IAAF Diamond League. In 2009 the World Athletics Championships also took place in Berlin. In 1931 the Summer Olympics of 1936 assigned to the city. For this occasion, architect Werner March at Olympia Stadium. From the sporting event was the Leni Riefenstahl film Olympia, was awarded as well as many Nazi propaganda vilified.

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