|Full name||Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V.|
|Nickname(s)||Die Rothosen (The Red Shorts)|
Der Dinosaurier (The Dinosaur)
|Founded||29 September 1887|
|Head coach||Mirko Slomka|
The Hamburger Sport-Verein (short HSV) is German Sportsclub from Hamburg and became known particularly by its football crews. The man crew of the HSV created it thereby as an only soccer association, 43 years long continuously in the Bundesliga to play and was always first-class since the establishment union in the year 1919 as only German association. The woman football crew Hamburg sports association plays likewise in the 1. Federal league. The football team is playing their homegames in the HSH Nordbank Arena.
The first ice hockey woman crew plays in the first federal league.
The first table tennis gentleman crew plays for many years in the second federal league.
Further kinds of sport of the association are Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cricket, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice hockey, Roller hockey, Carats, Athletics, Rugby, swimming, tennis, Tournament dance and Volleyball.
The HSV is with 40.000 members the third biggest association of Germany.