The New Yorker Lions (formerly Braunschweig Lions) are the city's American football team, winning a record number of eleven German Bowl titles, as well as four Eurobowls.

A total of 64,737 of Braunschweig's residents, including German citizens, had an immigrant background in 2015 (25.6% of the total population).[47] Among those, 25,676 were non-German citizens (10.2%);[47] the following table lists up the largest minority groups:[48]

Braunschweiger TSC is among the leading competitive formation dance teams in the world and has won multiple World and European championship titles.[86]