The World Baseball Classic comes to a close this month after almost six months of qualifying matches, training and playing for baseball players all over the world.
The tournament, held every four years and spread across various continents, hosts countries from all over the world. Many of the players in the championship play in the US [...]
German born basketball player Tim Ohlbrecht joins the NBA-Team Houston Rockets (on the picture with Rockets-manager Darryl Morey)! The seven-footer, who played for the D-League team Rio Grande Valley Vipers before he joined the Rockets, signed a three-year contract with the Texan team.
Ohlbrecht, born in Wuppertal, is the eigth German basketball player who ever played [...]
How Germans have influenced the American Snowsports Industry… and still do
Mountain sports and especially skiing has always been a natural activity for people born in the Alps. Not only since Gretchen Fraser won Olympic Gold in 1948 as the first American women, and Bill Johnson being the first American Olympic Male Champion in 1984, has [...]
I often hear people say “My body is my temple”. It’s sometimes said jokingly but I truly believe we shall treat our body as it is a temple, something precious and holy.
I grew up in Vienna, the city of Applestrudel, Sacher cake and sweet dumplings. When I was ten I looked like such a big [...]
In a time where the advantages of being connected and communicating everywhere and all the time have the downside of electric smog, a German invention seems to provide the solution. Intense headaches, allergies and other diseases of civilization seem to be at least to a certain extent related electronic smog.
There is no scientific proof that [...]
Can it be that Paul, the octopus was right? Spain wins against Germany 1:0 and Paul will learn that Spaniards love to eat FRIED SEAFOOD!
Paul, the octopus from Oberhausen Germany has had a 100% correct prediction rate of the Soccer World Cup’s results so far. But now he is shocking Germany, because he “predicted” Spain [...]
Fitness trainer Christian Klugmann reveals the best tricks.
Summer is here and with it our concerned gaze into the mirror to see if we have gained another few pounds over winter. Many then immediately launch a week of fasting to detox and lose weight, start a long-procrastinated diet, buy new anti-cellulitis lotions, or book a few [...]
You might be wondering why the final games in a group are played at the same time? It is all due to a game played between West Germany and Austria at the 1982 World Cup.
The way the groups are set up one could start using the order in which the games are played as a [...]