Articles about sport

Marcus Cooper

The Goal: Paris - Ep. 7

A new member has joined the Iberia Talento a bordo Team: Marcus Cooper. This canoeist, who won a gold in Rio and silver in Tokyo, is a firm favourite to be the flag bearer of the Spanish delegation at the Paris Games. Do you want to get to know him?

Antía Jácome

Fulfilling dreams

In her dreams, canoeist Antía Jácome can see herself at the Paris Games with a medal (or two!) around her neck. A dream that, after winning three silvers at the last World Championships, seems destined to come true.

Silvia Mas

With the wind in her sails

Since she was little, Silvia Mas learnt how to read the wind. The wind sometimes blows in your favour and other times against you, but it always brings good tidings. This is what one of the most award-winning yachtswomen in Spanish sailing believes.

Ray Zapata

The flight of the phoenix

After the Tokyo Games, Ray Zapata considered quitting. Now, less than a year away from the Paris Games, 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 —in the Games 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 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 Games 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.