There are so many global competitions you’ve probably never heard of. euromaxx presents four unusual disciplines. Mud snorkeling, anyone?
Patrick Lange has smashed records at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, tackling the grueling 226-kilometer endurance event in just over eight hours. Swiss triathlete Daniela Ryf took the women's gold.
Usain Bolt was hoping to sign off his glittering career with a final gold medal, but the race didn't go to script. The Jamaican pulled up injured on the home straight, with Britain steaming through to claim gold.
Germany have endured another lopsided defeat at the world hockey championship. With their toughest opponents now behind them, coach Marco Sturm likes much of what he's seen, but he knows they have a lot to improve on.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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