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From the Barcelona Institute of Sports, for the 25th anniversary of the Games of Barcelona '92, we interview Rafael Seguí, who was in charge of the photography of the official Newspaper and Magazine of the Olympic Games of Barcelona '92. He was on the organising committee and from 1983, he was part of the Barcelona '92 process, and finally during the games, he played a fundamental role in the recording of photographs.
The Infantil B (under 12s) category at the club win the Laureus for one of the most emotive moments of the year. The Catalan youth team defeated the Japanese team Omiya Ardija in the final of the Junior Soccer World Challenge, with the players of the Asian team visibly distraught after losing. The Barcelona boys wasted no time in consoling and congratulating their rivals, demonstrating one of sport’s finest values: sportsmanship.
In this 27th edition, there are two figures that draw attention. The first is that women's participation represents 31% of the total registered, meaning that 5,411 women will participate in a new edition of the Barcelona half, a fact that reinforces the upward trend of female sports the city. The other fact is foreign participation, with 38% of the total. This means that Barcelona is an attractive city for the 'runners' in the world and the circuit eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon one of the best to get good marks. Nearly 18,000 athletes will be taking part in theis edition of the race!
Lovers of action sports have four places of reference in Barcelona, in the form of Urban Sports Parks. Numerous people make use of the parks, where different sports disciplines all live side by side: skateboarding, scooters, roller skates and bicycles. Because of this, users should be mindful that the proper use of the facilities is essential and allows everyone to benefit from doing sport.
Our city is a major sports venue, as recognised by the ranking drawn up by the company TSE Consulting and the magazine Around the Rings, which placed the city fourth in the Sport City Index. Barcelona is a city which cherishes each sporting event, which invests in improving its municipal sports facilities and which offers its citizens the chance to do sport and lead a healthy life.
To walk, to run, to cycle, to get in better shape. Moderate and regular exercise helps prevent various illnesses and combat the effects of sedentarism and obesity. Sport means health, and Barcelona is the ideal place for it.
23/02/2017 - 11:02
Participation. Send a tweet on Twitter between 27 February and 6 March, explaining what you feel or the rituals you go through just before you start the marathon, with the #lamaratóhopeta hashtag.
23/02/2017 - 12:48
The Council. The La Mar Bella Municipal Sports Centre will be playing host to the final stage of this individual rhythmic gymnastics competition, an event that will bring together all the CEEB's young gymnasts.
21/02/2017 - 12:25
TICB. This Saturday, the year's second Barcelona International Trophy will be held at the CEM Olímpics Vall d'Hebrón, specifically, the 44th TICB in Judo.
24/02/2017 - 10:24
Carnival. On Saturday 25 February, the market traders will join in the fun, by dressing up in Olympic-themed costumes and taking part in a procession around the whole market.
The Barcelona Sports Institute, with the support of all the sports agents in the city, promotes the following sports activities and programmes:
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Barcelona, capital of sport
Find out some of the landmarks that make Barcelona a city of sport
25th anniversary of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Barcelona '92
Citizens' Rights, Participation and Transparency
Barcelona Equestrian Challenge
BTV Sports News
Catalan sports observatory
BCN - CEEB School Sports Council
Olympic and Sports Museum
Barcelona Olímpica Foundation
BCN Sports Film Festival
Catalan Union of Sports Federations
Getting about Barcelona on foot
Getting about Barcelona on bike