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Hundreds of students enjoy the waterpolo
Today, hundreds of children visit the Montjuïc Municipal Pool, where we celebrate a meeting of the primary school children who during this academic year have completed the school waterpolo program organized by the Barcelona Sports Institute and the Catalan Federation of Swimming.
Although the program has reached the 5th edition, it is the first year that a meeting with all the participating children is celebrated, as is already the case with other school programs, on the occasion of the forthcoming celebration of the 33rd European Waterpolo Championships at the city, from July 14 to 28.
High-level women's tennis in Barcelona
This 17th, the individual final of the second edition of the Women's International Ciutat Trophy trophy is held. Jessica Ho and Xiyu Wang have won the doubles category. On the other hand, the Estrella Cabeza-Candela from Seville has imposed against the Catalan Aliona Bolsova and has received the amphora as the winner of the tournament from Marta Carranza, sports commissioner of the Barcelona City Council.
Consol Muñoz, director of the tournament and the Hispano Francs Sports Club, headquarters of the event, says that while working correctly in women's sports there is still a long way to go. Also, emphasizes the role of women in current sport and asserts that it is just as interesting, as a fighter and exciting as a male sport.
Feel the adrenaline with the Imagin Extreme Barcelona
The 10th edition of the Imagin Extreme Barcelona, a top national and European action sports event, will be taking place at Parc del Fòrum this weekend.
The new sporting features for this 10th edition are that include two new modalities, with the creation of a Dirt jump, where a BMX and MTB, competition will be held, and the opening of a water area, for holding the Wakeboard Battle of Cables.
Are there limits to sports practice?
Yesterday, we talk about this issue at the 2nd conference of the cycle 'The value of sport in the twenty-first century'. We did it with great professionals in the sector, such as Núria Picas and Ferran Latorre, among others.
The world’s best swimmers at the TICB for swimming
Water sports take centre stage in Barcelona. On 13 and 14 June, the city hosts the 39th edition of the City of Barcelona International Swimming Trophy (TICB) at the Sant Andreu swimming club. The competition is something of a ‘mini world championships’ and forms part of the Mare Nostrum European swimming series.
Stars like Jessica Vall, Katinka Hosszu, Yulia Efimova, Missy Frankilin, James Guy, Duncan Scott, Lidón Muñoz or Africa Zamorano will be released to the water of CN Sant Andreu! Don't miss it!
The Municipal Climbing Center La Foixarda presents new facilities
With about 5,000 visits per month to the center, the City Council of Barcelona decided to expand the facilities of this Municipal Sports Center to add a boulder and enable a recreational and initiation space for groups and schools that carry out activities of the Municipal Climbing Sports Center.
This afternoon, as of 5:00 pm, Sports Commissioner, Marta Carranza, visits the facilities, where almost 100,000 euros have been allocated to improve them.
The TICB of Soccer 7 for people with cerebral palsy goes up level
From 7 to 10 June, some of the best teams in the world, such as Argentina, the United States or Scotland, participate in the 13th edition of the International City of Barcelona Trophy of Soccer 7 for people with cerebral palsy, at the facilities of the CEM Clot de la Mel. The last champion, CP United, will defend the title.
The championship is possible thanks to the collaboration of the Barcelona City Council with the Catalan Sports Federation of Cerebral Palsy, which has been growing and has alliances with international actors.