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  • Barcelona presents the city's school age sports course 2020-2021

    This September 15th the Barcelona City Council, through the Barcelona Sports Institute, has presented the school age sports course of the city of Barcelona 2020-2021. 

    The event, that was attended by the sports concillor David Escudé, has informed of the general criteria for the practice of sports of the new course, the tools that the Barcelona Sports Institute makes available to entities, and the procedure for subventions to families of the course 2020-21.

     

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  • The Plan 'L'Escola fa esport a la ciutat' has been presented

    The Barcelona City Council, through the Barcelona Institute of Sports, presented the “Schools do sport in the city” plan, which will foment school sports activities during school hours for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year.

    During the presentation, the programmes for the school year, the activities that need to be made up from the past academic year, and the measures to be adopted due to the exceptional situation caused by the pandemic were discussed.

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  • Barcelona has a plan to safeguard and regenerate the city's sports system

    he plan for the economic reactivation of the sports sector in Barcelona includes three main areas of action: extraordinary aid to sports clubs and organizations, the strengthening of universal access to sport, and the restoration of the economic balance of the facilities. Municipal Sports.

    According to David Escudé, Councilor for Sports, "Barcelona's sports association fabric acts as a promoter of physical activity and sport and also becomes an agent of cohesion and proximity to the public".

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  • Barcelona can open the city's sports facilities

    This Wednesday, July 29th, the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia has approved the reopening of sports facilities in the city.

    Barcelona has always guaranteed the safety and application of health protocols in Municipal Sports Facilities and welcomes the decision of the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia to apply more proportionate measures to restore the normal operation of these facilities with all guarantees.

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  • Barcelona hosts the first popular sporting event of the new normal

    Barcelona City Council, through the Barcelona Sports Institute, is once again holding sporting events on the city’s streets. This Sunday, July 5th, "1,2,3 a Remontar Barcelona" has taken place, an event sponsored by Banco Santander.

    The popular event consisted of a multidisciplinary event: swimming, cycling, running and spinning, and has been designed with all the required safety and public health measures, where the participant choosen when to start and in what ways to participate. 

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  • Barcelona is getting ready to reopen municipal sports facilities and resume the celebration of sporting events in the city

    Through the Barcelona Institute of Sports, Barcelona City Council is preparing for the resumption of normalised sports activities in the city.

    Now, with the arrival of Phase 2 of the lockdown exit, the city is taking another step towards the resumption of its sporting activities. In adittion, more outdoor sports facilities will gradually be opening for non-contact sports, without spectators, along with specialised indoor sports facilities. 

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Current news

Collaboration from Aigües de Barcelona for the 42nd edition of La Mercè Fun Run

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 16:01

Races. The City Councillor for Sports, David Escudé, signed a collaboration agreement today with the company Aigües de Barcelona to sponsor the 42nd edition of the Cursa de la Mercè 2020.

Final hours to sign up for La Mercè Fun Run 2020

Tue, 15/09/2020 - 14:22

La Mercè Fun Run. The registration period for the physical version of the Cursa de la Mercè 2020 closes on 15 September. The run takes place this weekend, on 19 and 20 September.

Barcelona City Council cancels the Barcelona Triathlon by Santander

Mon, 14/09/2020 - 13:39

Triathlon. The development of the COVID-19 health crisis has forced the organisers to cancel this fun run planned for 4 October

Barcelona presents the “Schools do sport in the city” plan for the 2020-2021 academic year

Thu, 03/09/2020 - 12:51

This morning, the Barcelona City Council, through the Barcelona Institute of Sports, presented the "Schools do sport in the city” plan, which will foment school sports activities during school hours for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year.

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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.