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Tennis player erwin fitzke celebrates 90.

Tennis player erwin fitzke celebrates 90.

Erwin fitzke was still playing tennis two years ago. Because sport is and was his passion and his lifeblood. For a long time he was an active athlete at TC forchheim and played tennis tournaments all over europe. Now the rustic forchheimer celebrated his 90th birthday. Birthday.

"These are my genes", says the jubilarian and reveals: "i never smoked, never drank and lived solidly." fitzke celebrated his milestone birthday at his home on john-F.-kennedy-ring with his lifelong companion gertrud, who visits him regularly and worries about him. Also the daughter andrea congratulated, as well as numerous neighbors, friends and acquaintances. Vice-councilwoman rosi kraus and mayor franz streit (both CSU) presented the pit to the county and city council. The congratulations of the parish st. St. John’s church deaconess beate wagner. The jubilarian says that he "always went straight ahead" be. Erwin fitzke was born and grew up in pomerania with six siblings. In 1944, at the age of 15, he was drafted into military service and became a russian prisoner, from which he managed to escape. After that, he worked on a farm for three years. He had heard nothing more from his family. He only met her again later in gelsenkirchen.

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Praise for young volunteers

Praise for young volunteers

Timo geibler is this year's "bank&" prize winner young honorary office" awarded by the VR-bank erlangen-hochstadt-herzogenaurach. With this concept, the credit institution honors the voluntary commitment of young people in the region.

Volunteering is important for the cohesion of a well-functioning society, says VR project manager simone ebersberger, explaining the bank's intention. The "bank&" concept young volunteers" create a platform to encourage young people between the ages of 16 and 25 to actively work for the common good. This year, the six-person jury decided in favor of 21-year-old timo geibler, who is involved in many ways in the basketball department of the gymnastics club herzogenaurach.

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Wm without italy and holland: heartbreak instead of championship title

Wm without italy and holland: heartbreak instead of championship title

"How could this happen?" a question that arose after the 13. November 2017 was a question that many italians must have asked. The day will probably go down in italian football history. As the date of the disaster, which no one had expected: the fubball world cup 2018 in russia will take place without the four-time title holder. How that could only happen, this question asks itself valentina santiloni also in this week again.

With the world cup in full swing, it's hard to walk through the streets of bamberger: cheers here, flags there, public viewing there. "I feel cheated – as if I had caught the love of my life with another woman", says santiloni. "I am disappointed and sad."

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Private ballack leaves future open

Private ballack leaves future open

Sprode the 98-time national player had announced his retirement from professional sports in a lawyer’s letter. But the former "captain" leaves fubball germany completely in the dark about his future. 150 days after his last bundesliga match, ballack called it quits, thus ending all speculation about a possible engagement overseas.

"At the age of 36, i can look back on a long and wonderful time in professional soccer, which i never dared to dream of as a child," explained the long-serving national team captain. The industry did not need much time for benevolent farewells. The creeping end of ballack’s career had actually already begun with his fub injury and the bitter world cup exit in 2010.

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Red wall wants to know again

Traditions, especially when they are accompanied by positive memories, should be cherished, as is well known! Already for the fifth time – before "bamback" – federico perego, "bamore", "brovissimo and "bambeat – a play-off slogan was called into post-season basketball life at the reigning cup champion. The home of the nine-time german champion is now considered a "freak zone"!

The brose bamberg community posed for the kick-off group photo at the lower muhlbrucke, just a stone’s throw away from the old town hall. Six days before the first appearance in vechta, there were traces of anticipation and rough confidence – despite starting the season in fifth place in the standings.