Articles about sport

Ray Zapata

The flight of the phoenix

After the Tokyo Olympic Games, Ray Zapata considered quitting. Now, less than a year away from the Paris Olympics, the only thing on this Dominican-Spaniard gymnast’s mind is flying high again, why not?

Anabel Medina

The Spanish female captain

The Spanish female tennis team, captained by Anabel Medina and made up by Paula Badosa, Sara Sorribes, Rebeka Masárová, Cristina Bucșa and Marina Bassols, dreams of winning the Billie Jean King Cup (BJK Cup) in Seville.

Gerard Descarrega

The power of mental strength

This completely blind Paralympic athlete dreams of winning his third Paralympic gold medal in Paris and, to make that dream come true, he admits that mental health is just as important as physical health, if not more so. A graduate in Psychology, he defends the value of this science in sport.

Diego Gª Carrera

The man of race walking

Race walking, a quintessential discipline in athletics —and an Olympic sport since 1908— is in danger. One of the most talented race walkers in Spain, Diego Gª Carrera, admits as much. But all is not lost.

Rodrigo Conde

Come hell or high water

When Rodrigo Conde, a rower, gave up on the Olympic Games, it changed his life. For good. Now, after leaving behind the lightweight category, which forced him to take his body to the limit, he dreams of stepping on the podium in Paris.

Alberto Ginés

At the peak of climbing

The gold Alberto Ginés won at the Tokyo Olympics turned him into a star overnight. When this climber stepped out of the spotlight, he returned to his training sessions with one main goal: to get motivated again.

Sarai Gascón

The medal collector

Paralympic swimmer Sarai Gascón has added four more medals —one gold and three bronze— (and counting) to her extensive collection during the recent World Championships held in Manchester. Her next goal? Winning the gold in Paris.

Willy Hernangómez and Joel Parra

La Familia’s DNA

The Spanish basketball team will attend the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup held in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia with both feet firmly on the ground, according to Willy Hernangómez and Joel Parra. But that doesn’t keep them from dreaming of winning again.