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  • Barcelona presents the plan of the sports sector

    The third deputy mayor of Agenda 2030, Digital Transition, Sports and Territorial and Metropolitan Coordination, Laia Bonet, and the councilor for Sports, David Escudé, have presented the plan for regeneration of the Barcelona sports system in the Lluís Companys room.

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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. Next Sunday, July 5th, "1,2,3 a Remontar Barcelona" will take place, an event sponsored by Banco Santander.

    The popular event will consist 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 will choose when to start and in what ways to participate. 

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  • Barcelona will reopen its Municipal Sports Facilities

    Barcelona City Council, through the Institut Barcelona Esports, begins today the process of gradual reopening of the 108 Municipal Sports Facilities that were still closed, always subject to regulations and if the situation so it allows.

    Barcelona will thereby deal with the last stage of a sports-recovery process where Municipal Sports Facilities, whether Municipal Sports Centres or specialist sports facilities, are a keystone.

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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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  • Children in Barcelona enjoy ‘El Joc Perdut’ from home

    Barcelona City Council, through the Barcelona Institute of Sports, is holding a special at-home session of the class-time project ‘El Joc Perdut’. The session was this morning, coinciding with World Play Day.

    The 5,000-plus children taking part in this year’s project enjoyed the ‘Jugada Final’, the activity which rounds off the programme, online from home on this occasion. The event was broadcast by Betevé at 9:50 am.

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  • Barcelona City Council launches its “Let’s look after those looking after us” initiative

    Barcelona City Council’s Institute of Sports is launching an initiative entitled “Cuidem a qui ens cuida” [Let's look after those looking after us] as part of the “BCN es mou dins de casa” campaign promoting citizen sports. The initiative is aimed at providing resources from the world of sport to make up for and reduce the tension being experienced by first-line professionals attending to the public during this period of struggle against the coronavirus pandemic.

    The initiative involves providing video-recorded in three thematic blocks: relaxing physical activities, remedial physiotherapy exercises and nutritional recommendations.

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Current news

Candidates for the 13th Women and Sport Award can be put forward until 15 September

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 15:47

Women. Barcelona City Council has been recognising the careers of sportswomen and women sports promoters, based on their personal and professional activities in the city, since 2006.

Barcelona holds the first public sporting event of the new normal

Tue, 30/06/2020 - 07:00

City. "1,2,3 Barcelona comes back" is the first sporting event held in the streets of the city, resuming the normal practice of sports after the state of alert

Sport in public spaces. What’s allowed?

Thu, 25/06/2020 - 10:00

City. Sports activities in public spaces resumed on 2 May and athletes were able to start doing outdoor sports, such as walking, running, skating and cycling.

Barcelona enters Stage 3 as it prepares to re-open its Municipal Sports Facilities

Thu, 18/06/2020 - 08:00

Reopenings. Barcelona City Council's Barcelona Institute of Sports is getting ready to resume its normal sports activities in the city.

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