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Catalonia national football team

The Catalonia national football team is the national football team for the autonomous community of Catalonia. As of 15 November 2013, the head coach is Gerard Lopez. The team is often called La Seleccio or just La Segadora. The team is not a member of UEFA or FIFA, so they cant be in the FIFA World Cup or the UEFA European Football Championship. Catalonia had their first match on 21 February 1912 against France. Their most recent game was on December 30, 2013 against Cape Verde, in which they won 4–1. Players of the team are full Spanish citizens who are able to play for Spain if they want ...

                                               

Club Baloncesto Breogan

Club Baloncesto Breogan is a galician basketball team. It was founded in 1966. The team currently plays in league ACB, but in the past the team participated in European competitions.

                                               

Spain at the Olympics

Spain first took part in the Olympic Games in 1900. It has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games since 1920. Spain has taken part in every Winter Olympic Games since 1936. Spain boycotted the 1936 Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany. They also boycotted the 1956 Games in Melbourne because of the Soviet Unions invasion of Hungary. The equestrian events in 1956 took place five months earlier in Stockholm, and Spain did compete in those events. Spain hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Barcelona was the home city of the International Olympic Committees president at the t ...

                                               

Real Madrid Baloncesto

Real Madrid is a Spanish basketball team. It was founded in 1932 as a division of the Real Madrid club. 2011-2020 The team secured the clubs 10th European Cup crown in May 2018, before clinching a 34th league title in June of the same year. Three seasons earlier, in the 2014/15 campaign, the Whites enjoyed a historic year in which the team captured five titles, including a ninth continental crown. The success of that season was followed up in the 2015/16 campaign, which ended with the team winning the league and Copa del Rey double. The side also lifted this latter title in the tournaments ...

                                               

Spain at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

Spain sent people to compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The team from Spain had 4 people. They included 2 snowboarders and 2 skiers. Blind skier Jon Santacana and guide skier Miguel Galindo Garces competed at the Paralympics before in 2002, 2006, 2010 and the 2014. Astrid Fina Paredes went to the 2014 Winter Paralympics. Snowboarder Victor Gonzalez will be going to his first Paralympic Games.

                                               

Valencia Street Circuit

Not to be confused with Circuit de Valencia The Valencia Street Circuit is a semi-permanent street circuit in Valencia Spain. The circuit will host the Formula One European Grand Prix for seven years starting in 2008 The first Formula One race on the circuit was held on 24 August 2008, with Felipe Massa winning the event, the European Grand Prix. The circuit uses the roads around the citys harbour and Americas Cup port area. One section of the circuit uses a 140 metre long swing bridge. It also includes some roads designed to be used only for racing purposes by the German architect Hermann ...

                                               

Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is a yacht race around the world. It happens every three years. It is named after its current sponsor, Volvo. At this moment the Netherlands holds the record of most wins with the Dutch captain Conny van Rietschoten being the only skipper to win the race twice. The race leaves Europe in October. The race started in Alicante, Spain, on October 11, 2008. The route for the 2008-2009 race was altered from previous years to include stopovers in India and Asia for the first time. The 2008-09 race covered nearly 39.000 nmi 72.000 km, took over nine months to finish, and reach ...

                                               

Spain Davis Cup team

The Spain Davis Cup team represents Spain in the Davis Cup tennis competition. Spain has won the Davis Cup four times, and finished at second position three times.