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A variety of spectator sports are available indoors and out across the Ruhr Metropolis. Indoors, basketball, handball and ice hockey appeal to some. On pitches a few soccer or football teams are renowned and highly successful. All welcome support, as do the American football and rugby teams.

The racecourse provides punters all the excitement expected with horse racing, while several events and activities are held during the year.

The city guide for expats

Amazing Capitals Ruhr is a fresh and informative location guide full of insights for expats. It is dedicated to helping international professionals make choices, settle and participate in the Ruhr Metropolis, a vast region in Germany with much to offer.