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Spain’s Olympic swimming star Ona Carbonell makes BBC’s 100 Women List

SPANISH swimmer Ona Carbonell has made it onto the BBC’s 2022 100 Women list, which highlights ‘inspiring and influential women from around the world’....

Sailing: Mallorca stages first major Olympic classes regatta in two years with Trofeo Princesa Sofia

THE 51st Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing competition reaches its climax on Saturday The regatta has featured over 1,000 sailors, 800 boats and competitors from 62...

Hip-wiggling Spanish athlete retires after competing in world record eight Olympic Games

AT EVERY Olympic Games over the last three decades, race walker Jesus Angel Garcia Bragado has represented Spain, hip-wiggling over 50kms while never breaking...

Barcelona’s People’s Olympiad: The story of the 1936 Protest Olympics that were derailed by the Spanish Civil War

BY Shannon Chaffers THE Tokyo Olympic Games will soon come to a close despite an initial rocky start under a shroud of controversy with Japan...

Queen Letizia of Spain sports vibrant red as she wishes luck to Spanish team ahead of Olympics

THE Queen of Spain sported a scarlet dress when she met the Spanish Olympic team on Friday.  Queen Letizia dressed in the traditional Spanish shade...

BREAKING: Tokyo Olympic Games postponed until next year over coronavirus

THE Tokyo Olympic Games will not be held in 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  They will instead take place in the summer of...

Cruise Control! Australian duo takes home crown at Mallorca Olympic sailing event

AUSTRALIAN world champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan received the highest accolade in the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar sailing contest. The nautical pair took...

Spain has just won its first Winter Olympic medal in 26 years

Spain's newest hero Regino Hernández has just won a bronze medal in the snowboard cross event. Born in Ceuta and raised in Mijas Costa, the...

Mireia Belmonte is voted Spain’s best sportswoman at an award ceremony in Madrid

The 27-year-old, known as the ‘first woman from Spain ever to claim Olympic gold in swimming’, collected the award with fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal who was voted best male and Sebastian Coe, the architect of the 2012 London Olympics, who won the lifetime achievement award.

Spain’s Olympic sailing champion Xabi Fernandez navigating worlds most gruelling ocean challenge

Seven teams of intrepid yachties are travelling across the world and back on the longest route since the event’s inception in 1973.

Spanish golfer Rafael Cabrera-Bello wins gold medal for global success at Rio Olympics

He was the highest ranked Spanish golfer at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro coming fifth with fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia just three places behind him.

Ten things you definitely didn’t know about King Felipe VI

There's a lot more to King Felipe than meets the eye

Olympic Irish boxer Paddy Barnes under heavy fire for joining controversial MGM Marbella gym

The gym’s connection to the Kinahan cartel has sparked controversy

Lionel Messi takes on Spain’s Paralympic football team

The football star was blindfolded

Spanish golfer Rafael Cabrera-Bello eyes up Ryder Cup place

Cabrera-Bello now wants to secure a place on Europe’s Ryder Cup team

Golfer Sergio Garcia excited for opportunity to compete in Olympics

Playing at the games will be a "dream come true"

An expat’s guide to the Spanish Olympic team

AS Rio gets set for August 5’s Grand Opening Ceremony, many expat sports fans on the Costa will want to root for their ‘local’...

What if Marbella entered the Olympics?

What events could Marbs expect to win Olympic medals in?

Fears over Zika are swarming Olympic golf tournament as biggest players drop out

The games have been overshadowed by the virus

Spain’s Muguruza and Nadal could play mixed doubles at Rio olympics

Garbine is fresh off her upset victory over Serena Williams at the French Open

Spain WILL compete at Rio Olympics despite Madrid doping lab suspension

Spain’s participation in Brazil was thrown into doubt after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended the Madrid headquarters for failing to meet international standards

Spain’s Olympic team robbed at gun point in Rio

The attack will add to concerns over safety at the upcoming games

Sergio Garcia and Jose Maria Olazabal in Olympics bid

Spain's top golfers plot Rio success at La Reserva Golf Club

Rafael Nadal wants to represent Spain at Rio Olympics

The superstar added that Djokovic is the man of the moment

Spanish Olympic gold medalist contracts Zika in Brazil, throws Rio 2016 into doubt

There are now a total of 32 confirmed Zika cases in Spain, three of which are pregnant





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