Sportförderung Auswärtiges Amt


Sport means more than competition – it also stands for fairness, respect and human encounters. Sport can be a great force for integration, bringing people together across national frontiers.

FC Bayern Munich

Congratulations on the foundation of the first FC Bayern Munich fan club in Nepal

The foundation of Nepal's first FC Bayern Munich fan club was celebrated with a loud "Mia san mia!" on Wednesday, 18th October 2017. The chairmen of the association had invited to the opening ceremony...

Dressurreiterin Isabell Werth

Sport without Borders: International Sports Promotion of the Federal Foreign Office

It stands for fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition: International Sports Promotion of the Federal Foreign Office is a global success story and one example of how sport can build bridges across linguistic, political and cultural divides. In the past 50 years the Federal Foreign Office and its partners – including the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), the German Football Association (DFB), the German Athletics Federation (DLV) and the Sport University in Leipzig – have supported more than 1,300 sporting projects in 100 countries as part of its International Sports Promotion.


Stadion Berlin

2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Logo for Germany’s Summer Olympics pavilion

Visitors will be able to savour the Olympic and Paralympic spirit at a particularly special location in Rio de Janeiro. From 4 August to 18 September, Leblon Beach will be playing host to the OliAle Pavilion, a meeting point for Brazilians, tourists and all those looking to experience Rio 2016 with a German-Brazilian atmosphere.

  Find out more about this new form of German participation in the Summer Olympics and about the Olympic games at

German Bundesliga

All the top news from the German Bundesliga at a glance: fixtures, results, clubs, players and much more.