Huercal-Overa adds a new climbing wall

THE Huercal-Overa town has added a new climbing wall in the new H20 sports facility. The 20-metre high apparatus has an adjustable gradient, and it's hoped it will generate new...

Man against beast – Michael Phelps versus great white shark

FOLLOWING the unsuccessful attempt by 28-time Olympic medal winner Michael Phelps to beat a great white shark in a 100 metres swimming race, there have been several...

Albox celebrates night mountain bike memorial race

ALBOX celebrated the XI Mountain Bike Albox - El Saliente memorial race for Ginés Pérez Mateos last week. The race took place in the Plaza de San Francisco...

Everyone for tennis in Wimbledon fortnight?

WHETHER you’re a tennis fan or not, it seems that Wimbledon fortnight captivates the imagination of millions of armchair fans that no other sport can. It’s possibly revered...

Sports shorts – 28 June 2017

THE British & Irish Lions lost the first R/U Test by 30-15 against New Zealand in Auckland. The second takes place in Wellington on Saturday; the last back...

Football is back

THE PREMIER LEAGUE fixtures for 2017/18 have been released with champions Chelsea hosting Burnley on day one as Antonio Conte’s Blues fight to retain the title. Chelsea kick-start...

Barcelona v Notts County and St Mirren in 1922

NINETY-FIVE years ago, St Mirren became the first ‘foreign’ football team to visit Spain. They played seven matches in total during a three-week tour, starting off with a...

This week in sporting history – 20 June 2017

• 1932 Yorkshire openers Bert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes put on 555 for the first wicket     against Essex. • 1932 Jack Sharkey beat Max Schmelling in...

Mojácar youngsters visit Benalmadena football workshop

YOUNGSTERS FROM Mojácar Sports School, aged between eight and 11, travelled to Benalmádena for a workshop organised by CEDIFA, Centro de Estudios, Desarrollo e Investigación del Futbol Andaluz...

This week in sporting history – 13 June 2017

* 1905 Golfer James Braid carded a four-round 318 in the British Open at St Andrew’s. * 1908 England placed their first internationals in June, beating Austria 6-1...

The 20-goal Premiership strikers!

NOWADAYS it is hard for any one player to score 20 goals in a Premiership season! Last term, Romelu Lukaku was the first striker to net 20+ times...

Rory McIlroy’s raring to go in US Open

RORY MCILROY, the world Nº2, has recovered from a rib injury that has kept him out of action since the middle of May and has declared that...

Prince Harry joins 2017 UK Invictus team for official photo

A 90- STRONG team of service personnel and veterans will represent the UK at the Toronto Games in September. Prince Harry joined the 2017 UK team of Wounded,...

It’s a Real Madrid football double

REAL MADRID celebrated their record 12th European Cup with thousands of fans on Sunday, after returning to the Spanish capital after beating Juventus 4-1 in the Champions...

Football cup final previews

ON SATURDAY there are two major Cup finals – one north and one south of the border. Twelve-time winners Arsenal play London rivals Chelsea (victors on seven occasions)...

Not such a Barmy cricket partnership

WITH THE domestic cricket season and international cricketing summer underway, British brewer Greene King and cricket’s most passionate supporters’ club, the Barmy Army, have teamed up to...
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