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Bundesliga Side Hertha Berlin Will Remain At Olympic Stadium Until '25

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 24 / 16

Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin "will stay at Berlin's Olympic Stadium until '25," according to Bremer & Meyn of the BERLINER MORGENPOST. The club and the city state of Berlin, the owner of the stadium, announced the extension of their rental agreement, which was set to expire in '17. The new con...

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