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German officials endorse Hamburg’s bid for 2024 Olympics

The mayor of Hamburg  Olaf Scholz, right, laughs with Berlin's  mayor Michael Mueller  during a meeting of the  German Olympic Sports Confederation DOSB   in Frankfurt, central Germany Saturday March 21, 2015. Hamburg’s bid for the 2024 Olympics has been officially endorsed by members of Germany’s national Olympic committee. The committee’s general assembly voted unanimously Saturday to back Hamburg’s bid, approving a recommendation by its board. The vote officially sends the northern  German port city into a race that already includes Boston and Rome and that Paris is expected to join. (AP Photo/dpa, Christoph Schmidt)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was approved unanimously by members of Germany’s national Olympic body on Saturday.

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German Grand Prix cut from 2015 Formula One calendar

PARIS (AP) — The German Grand Prix has been cut from 2015 Formula One calendar after neither of the country’s two circuits were able to make a deal with series promoter Bernie Ecclestone.

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Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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