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  • Barcelona can reopen sports facilities and swimming pools with capacity restrictions

    From this November 23, Barcelona can reopen sports facilities and facilities, and swimming pools, both indoor and outdoor, with capacity restrictions, in accordance with the provisions of the de-escalation plan of the restriction and mobility measures established by the Generalitat de Catalunya.

    The plan consists of four phases, of fifteen days each, which will be deployed over two months. The phases can be reviewed and re-evaluated based on the results and the evolution of the pandemic. The ultimate goal of this plan is to recover, in a progressive and controlled way, the normalized citizen activity.

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  • “Women who move sport”, a new cycle of reports

    We're starting a series of reports on women linked to sports and physical activity. The first report is on Neus Santamaría, director of the Euroformula Open competition.

    Today women have a regular and ever-increasing presence in the world of sport and physical activity in the city. The is reflected by the latest survey on sports habits among the city’s adult population, compiled in 2017. The survey shows that 69.2% of women do sport, an increase of 18.5% compared to the figure of 50.7% from the previous survey, carried out in 2013.

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  • BCN Eports with children

    Today, November 20, is World Children's Day, a day that seeks to raise awareness among the world's population about the situation of the most disadvantaged children and to defend the rights of children in all countries.

    Barcelona is a city that loves sports and has always positioned itself alongside children’s sports. We promote a local sports policy, with sport as a tool for education, health, training, the transmission of positive values, inclusion and the improvement of social cohesion, with universal access to sports practice. 

  • Two new Barcelona Inclusive Sport training sessions this November

    The sessions will be in virtual format, due to the circumstances created by Covid-19.

    The ‘inclusion of people with physical and/or visual disabilities in guided and fitness-room activities, along with guidelines and strategies for the inclusion of people with autism, in water activities’ will be the subjects dealt with in the next two Barcelona Inclusive Sport sessions, on 24 and 25 November.

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  • The Virtual 42/7 Zurich Barcelona Marathon ends with a high level of participation

    The Virtual 42/7 Zurich Barcelona Marathon ends amid great popular support. From 8 to 15 November, 13,459 people took up the 42.195 km challenge, from anywhere in the world, covering the distance in the way that best adapted to their conditions and needs.

    avid Escudé, the Councillor for Sport, declared: “I would like to thank everyone for their participation and involvement in the Virtual 42/7 Zurich Barcelona Marathon, which reaffirms the idea that Barcelona is a city that enjoys and practices sport".

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  • The BCN Sports Film Festival offers free, online sessions for schools

    The sessions will have to be applied for through a registration form and will be offered during the months of November and December.

    The BCN Sports Film Festival is online, free and open to all the city’s schools during the months of November and December. This is how the festival’s organisation is adapting to the current healthcare situation and changing the format of the sessions which could have been held face to face up to now not just in the Museu Olímpic de l’Esport but also in schools themselves.

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Current news

 “Women who move sport”, a new cycle of reports

Fri, 20/11/2020 - 12:00

Women and Sport. We're starting a series of reports on women linked to sports and physical activity. The first report is on Neus Santamaría, director of the Euroformula Open competition.

The Virtual 42/7 Zurich Barcelona Marathon ends with a high level of participation

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 12:37

Marathon. 13,500 runners took up the virtual challenge and there were nearly 8,000 finishers

Two new Barcelona Inclusive Sport training sessions this November

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 11:50

Inclusive sport. The sessions will be in virtual format, due to the circumstances created by Covid-19.

Barcelona holds the Eliminator World Cup, the Spanish Eliminator Championship and Down Urban Barcelona as part of Cycling Week Barcelona

Sat, 14/11/2020 - 20:40

City. The Italian cyclist Gaia Tormena and the Dutch rider Jeroen van Eck were proclaimed winners of the World Cup Eliminator.

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Universal acces

Universal access to the sports practice is to ensure that nobody, for social, economic, physical or psychological reasons...stayed without the possibility to practice sports in the city.