DFB Cup final
The football highlight of the year is the DFB Cup final in Berlin's Olympic Stadium. 64 teams compete in five rounds to reach the final. The games take place from September to April, culminating in the Cup final on Thursday 13 May 2021. The winner of the DFB Cup final qualifies for the UEFA Europa League.
"The Finals" will take place in 2021 from June 3 to 6 in the Sport Metropolis Berlin and the Rhine-Ruhr-Area. For the first time, "The Finals" will be held from Thursday to Sunday due to the variety of sports, after the competitions took place over two days at the premiere in 2019.
The sports program will offer an interesting mix of numerous sports such as archery, canoeing, athletics, modern pentathlon, equestrian, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, gymnastics and water diving. In addition, there are currently canoe polo, karate, climbing, stand-up paddling, taekwondo and trial. In the sports program, para-competitions are increasingly integrated in archery, table tennis, canoeing, swimming and triathlon, among others. Further information: DIE FINALS | Die offizielle Website
A traditional tennis event and world-class tennis return to Berlin with Bett1Open. From 12 to 20 June 2021, the capital will host the WTA tournament at the Lawn-Tennis-Turnier-Club "Rot-Weiß" e.V. under the patronage of the German Chancellor. The absolute top tennis players in the world will compete here at Germany’s largest women’s tournament. More information about the event can be found here:bett1open
As part of the ATP Challenger Tour, the Berlin Open will take place this summer at the former Tempelhof Airport. It will follow on from last year's successful show tournament, meaning professional tennis at Tempelhof Airport won’t remain a one-off. The Berlin Open is scheduled for the week of 19 to 25 July.
The international show jumping tournament “Global Jumping” will enter its fourth round from 23 July 2021. The global elite of show jumping will meet to compete against each other in the summer garden under the Berliner Funkturm. Find out more about the five-star jumping tournament: Global Jumping Berlin | EN GARDE Marketing GmbH
BerlinManTriathlon takes place on 21. and 22. August 2021 around the Wannsee. Further information: www.berlinman.de
The ISTAF Berlin, which is part of the World Athletics Tour, turns 100 this year. The anniversary celebration will take place on 12 September 2021 in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with numerous top athletes competing in the traditional track and field athletics event. Find out more about world-class track and field athletics here:ISTAF BERLIN
The annual BMW Berlin Marathon will take place on 26 September 2021. With more participants than any other running event in Germany, this marathon is about 42 km long. The race starts between the Brandenburg Gate and the intersection known as “Kleiner Stern” and finishes back at the Brandenburg Gate. Find out more about this annual highlight here:BMW BERLIN-MARATHON: bmw-berlin-marathon.com
The ISTAF Indoor Berlin will begin on Friday 4 February 2022 in the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The initial event in the sporting metropolis of Berlin will be followed by the ISTAF Indoor Düsseldorf on Sunday 20 February 2022 in the ISS DOME. More information about this special athletics event can be found here: ISTAF INDOOR | Weltklasse-Leichtathletik unter dem Hallendach (istaf-indoor.de)
Six Day Berlin
The cycling world meets up once a year for the Six Day Berlin. The 110th edition of the most traditional six-day race in the world will take part in the velodrome from 8-13 February 2022. A track cycling competition in a class of its own, with spectacular disciplines and a show programme for all ages. All information on the event can be found here: Berlin - German Six Day Series
The Eurobasket championships are coming back to Germany! From 1 to 18 September 2022, the best basketball players in Europe will compete on German soil. The various stages in the battle for the title will be held in different cities, culminating in the final round in the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin. You can find out all the details about this highlight in the basketball calendar here: FIBA EuroBasket 2022 - FIBA.basketball
The largest inclusive sporting event in the world will take place from 17 to 24 June 2023 in Berlin, the first time it is being held in Germany. Thousands of competitors with intellectual and multiple disabilities will compete with each other over 8 exciting days in 24 different sports and competitions. A colourful celebration of sport on the international stage - promoting more recognition and participation in society for people with intellectual disabilities. Find out more about the Special Olympic World Games here: Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 / 17. bis 24. Juni