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Arte de Yoga

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Looking for a change from the sweaty confines of your local gym? Barcelona is the ideal setting for getting fit outdoors— Max Bentley investigates Read more

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Camp Nou Stadium and Museum Tour

Explore Europe's largest football stadium and enjoy the history of one of the continent's most decorated football teams, FC Barcelona Read more


Estany de Sant Maurici

© Archivo del Parque Nacional de Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici

With the summer sun really beginning to shine, we suggest some watery spots around Catalunya that might help you keep cool Read more

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Spanish Grand Prix

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Maldonado claims famous Spanish grand prix victory

Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado secured a famous first career win to seal Williams' first victory in eight years Read more

May 14, 2012 4:20 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Rafael Nadal homepage

Photo by Cesar Rangel

Nadal ousts Ferrer to claim record-breaking seventh Barcelona title

Rafael Nadal produced an outstanding performance to defeat Spanish compatriot David Ferrer in Sunday's final Read more

Apr 30, 2012 6:29 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Nadal and Ferrer to battle it out once again

Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer will contest the Barcelona Open title for the fourth time in five years Read more

Apr 29, 2012 2:36 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Pep Guardiola

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No more Pep talks - Guardiola to step down as Barcelona manager

In today's press conference, Pep Guardiola announced his intentions to leave Barcelona at the end of the season, citing the need to "recharge his batteries." Assistant manager, Tito Vilanova will succeed his tenure. Read more

Apr 27, 2012 4:59 PM Team Talk - sports blog 1 Comments

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Round 3

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and David Ferrer all secured straight-set victories to advance to today's quarter-finals Read more

Apr 27, 2012 10:55 AM Team Talk - sports blog

Sant Pere de Rodas monastery

© José Luis Rodríguez. Photo courtesy Agència Catalana de Turisme

With the warm days approaching, it’s time to explore Catalunya’s walking routes. Read more


Barcelona crash out of Europe as Chelsea stage heroic comeback

Barcelona were eliminated from the Champions League semi-final stage last night as 10-man Chelsea recovered from 2-0 down to snatch dramatic 2-2 draw with Lionel Messi missing a vital second-half penalty Read more

Apr 26, 2012 11:27 AM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Round 1

The 60th edition of the Barcelona Open is underway. Can Rafael Nadal claim a seventh title in eight years or will Andy Murray win his first Trofeo Conde de Godo? Game on... Read more

Apr 24, 2012 1:54 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Real Madrid close in on La Liga title after Camp Nou victory

Goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano Ronaldo either side of an Alexis Sanchez equaliser condemned Barcelona to a 2-1 home defeat to their arch-rivals, opening up a seven point gap with four games to play Read more

Apr 22, 2012 9:53 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona feeling the blues as Chelsea claim invaluable first-leg victory

Despite dominating the game, Pep Guardiola's side suffered a 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge to put their Champions League final hopes in jeopardy Read more

Apr 19, 2012 11:01 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Learn about Catalunya's varied past by attending one of its historical reenactments taking place this season Read more


Leo Messi

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Making a Messi of the record books

An eighth hatrick of the season for Lionel Messi against Granada took him above Cesar Rodriguez in Barcelona's all-time goalscoring charts with an astounding 234 goals in under eight seasons with the club Read more

Mar 21, 2012 5:58 PM Team Talk - sports blog 1 Comments

Short of ideas for a family day out or simply want to get your children out of the house? We take a look at some exciting places to take the kids Read more


Messi on fire as Barcelona thump Valencia 5-1

Lionel Messi scored four goals and set up another as Barcelona thrashed third-place Valencia 5-1 at the Camp Nou Read more

Feb 20, 2012 4:33 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Champions League Roundup: Leverkusen hit by South American combo as Barcelona secure terrific away win

Two goals from Alexis Sanchez and a late volley from Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to an impressive 3-1 win away at Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League last 16 Read more

Feb 16, 2012 6:47 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Guardiola's gamble backfires as Barcelona suffer second league defeat

Barcelona's title hopes took a severe blow as they were defeated 3-2 by an impressive Osasuna outfit at the Estadio Reyno de Navarra Read more

Feb 13, 2012 9:12 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Fabregas and Xavi fire Barcelona into cup final

Barcelona defeated Valencia 2-0 at the Camp Nou to set up a Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao Read more

Feb 9, 2012 9:13 PM Team Talk - sports blog

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