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  • Singular Sports #004: Aeromodelling

    The Barcelona Sports Institute is promoting a "Singular Sports" campaign to raise awareness of these sports and the places where you can do them in Barcelona. This initiative aims to offer you a range of lesser-known sports that you can do in Barcelona. We kicked off with fencing, archery and horse riding, and now it is the turn of aeromodelling. We've been to the Montjuïc Aeromodelling Centre to learn more about the facilities and the advantages of this municipal centre. Don't miss the fourth special feature in this series on the lesser-known sports people do in Barcelona!

  • Barcelona, the world rugby capital
    The Camp Nou will provide the setting for the 2016 final of the Top 14, the French rugby league, which will be trying to break the world record for attendance at a rugby match, 90,000 spectators, among whom there will be the Barcelona City Council Commissioner for Sport. Apart from the attendance it will mark another very important milestone because before tomorrow the Top 14 final had never been played outside France. The two teams playing for the title, Toulon and Racing 92, will kick off at 8.45 pm in a match that promises to be historic.
  • The week's sports news

    The third week in June sees the start of the final stage of the Catalan Water Polo Championships for all age bands (9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years old), which will run from tomorrow to 30 June. Tuesday is International Yoga Day and the Barcelona Sports Institute will keep you informed of what yoga activities are going on in the city through its social media. On top of that the French rugby final is coming to Barcelona for the first time this Thursday, 23 June, for what promises to be a historic occasion. And that's just a little taster for starters! 


  • Final Stage of the Catalan Water Polo Championships

    The municipal pools on Montjuïc are the venue for the final stage of the various categories of the 2016 Catalan Water Polo Championships (9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years old) taking place from Tuesday 21 to Thursday 30 June. Nearly 1,200 players, 184 games and 92 teams. The Catalan Swimming Federation is organising this event, which is especially important as the next European championships will be held in Barcelona in 2018.


  • At @BcnEsports we have a challenge: we want to take sport onto the stage with #Esportaescena
    We have opted for the slogan “A healthy mind in a healthy body”: feeding the body with sport and the mind with culture!

    To take part or not take part? That is the question... Do you want to enjoy the Grec experience? You can win two tickets to see #lesbruixesdeSalem! Click HERE and you'll see how easy it is! Watch this space! Because this is only the première. We'll keep you informed with lots more surprises over the coming months!

  • Imagin Extreme Barcelona!
    This year the 7th Imagin Extreme Barcelona was presented by Mountain Dew. Parc del Fòrum was the venue for the most extreme urban sports, where all the participants performed their best tricks. In a new development this year, everyone had the chance to try the sports with the most followers at facilities open to the public. Two days with a full programme of complimentary activities and a top-level international competition made the 7th Imagin Extreme Barcelona a unique action-packed event.


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Are you familiar with 'singular sports'? Time for a spot of aeromodelling!

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