Sport in Barcelona

If you are a sports fan, Barcelona offers a wide range of possibilites.

Football is the biggest sport in
Spain. There are two teams in Barcelona playing in the Spanish first division (La Liga): F.C.Barcelona, probably the best known as usually plays the Champions league, and R.C.D. Espanyol.

Click here for La Liga 2007/08 fixtures.

This season, F.C.Barcelona is playing in the Champions League (actually every year is playing), so you will have more chances of enjoying high quality football. Last season, RCD Espanyol played as well in the UEFA Cup and they did pretty well as they played in the Final game in Hampden Park (Glasgow) against Sevilla F.C. … the tittle was decided from the penalty point after a both 2 at the end of the game.

UEFA Final Cup 2007

If you are interested in basketball, Spain has a pretty strong league, there is usually at least one Spanish team playing the Final Four every year. The most important clubs are F.C. Barcelona and Club Juventut de Badalona, this last one has a great basketball tradition and is one of the most important clubs in Spain. Localted in Badalona, a city just beside Barcelona. Click here for info on how to get there.

Click here to check out the fixtures.

Events coming up:

Formula One World Championship

G.P. Australia 18/3/2007
G.P. Malasia 08/04/2007
G.P. Bahrein 15/04/2007
G.P. Spain (BCN) 13/05/2007
G.P. Monaco 27/5/2007
G.P. Canadá 10/06/2007
G.P. EEUU 14/06/2007
G.P. France 01/07/2007
G.P. United Kingdom 08/07/2007
G.P. Germany 22/07/2007
G.P. Hungary 05/08/2007
G.P. Turkey 26/08/2007
G.P. Italy 09/09/2007
G.P. Belgium 16/09/2007
G.P. Japan 30/09/2007
G.P. China 07/10/2007
G.P.Brasil 21/10/2007

The best option for going to Grand Prix is by train, as it is only 20 minutes from Barcelona. For a map please click here and for train schedules click here.

Motorcycle Championship 2007

17th-March G.P. Qatar (Losail)
25th-March G.P. Spain (Jerez)
22nd-April G.P. China (Shanghai)
6th-May G.P. Turkey (Estambul)
20th-May G.P. France (Le Mans)
3rd-June G.P. Italy (Mugello)
10th-June G.P. Catalunya (Montmeló)
24th-June G.P. United Kingdom (Donington)
30th-June G.P. Holland (Assen)
15th-July G.P. Germany (Sachsenring)
22nd-July G.P. EE.UU. (Laguna Seca) * only MotoGP
19th-August G.P. Check Republic (Brno)
2nd-September G.P. San Marino (Misano)
23rd-September G.P. Japan (Motegi)
7th-October G.P. Australia (Phillip Island)
14th-October G.P. Malasia (Sepang)
28th-October G.P. Portugal (Estoril)
4th-November G.P. Com. Valenciana (R. Tormo)

Last events:

NBA Europe Live Tour – F.C. Barcelona vs Philadelphia 76ers.
Palau Sant Jordi. October 5th – 21h.
Tickets from 21 to €100 can be obtained at Telentrada or by calling 902 10 12 12.
Click here for further details.

XXX Trial Indoor
Palau Sant Jordi. February 4th, 17h.
Tickets from €15 to €40 can be obtained at Servicaixa or by calling 902 33 22 11.

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