FEI highlights atmosphere, development in Barcelona for Nations Cup venue

File image of FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibanez during the opening ceremony of the 2023 European Championships in Milan. EFE/FEI/Liz Gregg/PROVIDED IMAGE/MANDATORY CREDIT

Barcelona, Oct 1 (EFE).- The secretary general of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), Sabrina Ibáñez, said Sunday, in an interview with Agencia EFE, that the involvement of the public and the infrastructure development at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona were key to keeping the Jumping Nations Cup final at the venue until 2027. … Read more

Fiji grind past Georgia, edge closer to Rugby World Cup QFs

Fijians players perform the Cibi before the Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Australia and Fiji in Saint-Etienne, France, 17 September 2023. EFE-EPA/YOAN VALAT/FILE

By Lobsang DS Subirana Sports Desk, Sep 30 (EFE).- With the clock in red, a loose ball teetering over their five-meter line and a desperate footrace to reach it, Fiji held their breaths. Many had been the scares throughout a breathless match, vast the disappointments of past world cup campaigns and massive the expectations on … Read more

Police seize documents from Spanish refereeing committee after Negreira case

A photographer takes pictures in front of the headquarters of the Spanish football federation (RFEF) while the police conduct a raid in the CTA offices inside in connection with the judicial probe into the Negreira case in Madrid, 28 September 2023 EFE/Fernando Villar

Madrid, Sep 29 (EFE).- The Spanish law enforcement searched the offices of the country’s refereeing committee (CTA) and seized documents, digital files and computer material following accusations of corruption against Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira. The police carried out the operation for 12 hours starting 9am on Thursday on order of the judge who is investigating … Read more

Wales wallop Wallabies to make QFs, crush Australia’s World Cup hopes

Wales team players celebrate a try during the Rugby World Cup 2023 pool C match between Wales and Australia in Lyon, France, 24 September 2023. EFE-EPA/Guillaume Horcajuelo

By Lobsang DS Subirana Sports Desk, Sep 24 (EFE).- Australia suffered their worst Rugby World Cup defeat Sunday and all but forfeited the chance of qualifying for the tournament’s quarterfinals in France, following a dominant performance from Wales, who booked their place in the knockout stages. The Wallabies were humbled 40-6 at the OL Stadium … Read more

Boffelli kicks Los Pumas to crucial World Cup victory over Samoa

Argentina'Äôs players celebrate winning the Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Argentina and Samoa in Saint-Etienne, France, 22 September 2023. EFE-EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

By Lobsang DS Subirana Sports Desk, Sep 22 (EFE).- Argentina weathered the storm Friday thanks to the pinpoint accuracy of Emiliano Boffelli’s boot, which was pivotal to overcome a physical Samoa side that rued their poor kicking and indiscipline during their Rugby World Cup encounter in Saint-Etienne. The Argentine fans were in full voice during … Read more

Tijuana´s one and only Mexican wrestling museum

Photograph of collection pieces at the Mexican Wrestling Museum (MULLME), on September 20, 2023 in the Tijuana border, Baja California, Mexico issued 21 September 2023. EFE/Joebeth Terriquez

Manuel Ayala Tijuana, Mexico, Sept 21 (EFE).- In Tijuana, in the heart of the border between the United States and Mexico, just one kilometer from the San Ysidro crossing, stands one of the most symbolic places in the city: the Museum of Mexican Wrestling (Mullme). Located in Tijuana, a city where many of the sport’s … Read more

First-ever MotoGP in India excites fans amid visa troubles for riders

A file picture showing a MotoGP race. EFE/ José Manuel Vidal

By David Asta Alares New Delhi, Sep 21 (EFE).- The Buddh International Circuit outside the Indian capital is all set to host the first ever Indian motorcycle Grand Prix, with the riders set to practice for the first time on Friday. The main event is slated for Sunday, which has triggered massive excitement among followers … Read more

Italy mount labored comeback to top Pool A at Rugby World Cup

Italy's Ange Capuozzo in action during the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool A match between Italy and Uruguay in Nice, France, 20 September 2023. EFE-EPA/Sebastien Nogier

By Lobsang DS Subirana Sports Desk, Sep 20 (EFE).- Italy ran out comfortable winners Wednesday at the Rugby World Cup in a scrappy comeback under wet conditions against a tenacious Uruguay side that led comfortably into the break but fell away in the second half. The 38-17 score in the Pool A fixture at the … Read more