While Russian authorities are making sure the Winter Olympics in Sochi are safe, one German firm is making sure the games are clean.
A new washing facility in Sochi can handle up to 100 tons of laundry a day.
Calgary voters have clearly rejected the idea of bidding to host a second Winter Olympics in the Canadian city. If you can't sell the Games to Calgary, the Olympics are in serious trouble, writes DW's Chuck Penfold.
Nearly 70 percent of Germans polled think the chancellor should travel to Russia for the soccer tournament. Germans appear to have softened their attitudes toward Russia since the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Eric Frenzel has been chosen as Germany's flagbearer for the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The Nordic-combined skier was a gold medalist at the previous Winter Games in Sochi.
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