“Without the League we can lose more than 250 million” (Toni Padilla)

Being able to finish the league championships has become the main goal of most European clubs, including Barça. Entities are facing a landscape in which you see more and more advocating to end the season and return to September with a new course. A possibility that Barça rejects on the front. “The season, as defended […]

European football, divided on whether leagues need to be finished (Toni Padilla)

Just the day after the UEFA meeting in which the 55 federations agreed on a roadmap to try to end the current leagues, the first voices against each other rose. The governing board of the Belgian league, the Jupiler Pro League, issued a statement with the support of most professional clubs announcing that it would […]

A Champions League final without an audience in August (Toni Padilla)

Despite not knowing how the covid-19 pandemic will evolve, European football works on different calendar projects with one priority: to finish the 2019/20 season. And to do so, it will invade dates initially scheduled for next season, 2020/21. UEFA met with 55 European federations yesterday to find solutions and is working on a proposal where […]

Ideas to save the football season (Natàlia Arroyo)

This week it will be three days that no football game is played. Clashes on the 28th of the Spanish league calendar have been postponed, as well as the European knockouts and leagues. Confinement measures have since tightened, and the anticipation of returning from the competition is increasingly uncertain. No one is able to anticipate […]

Great 21st Century Sports Events You Should Have Seen (Albert Nadal)

World sport is virtually paralyzed all over the globe, and the date when the mass track championships can resume is still unknown. But for the duration of the confinement, from the ARA we encourage you to replace the shirt with your favorite colors or to remove from the closet the scarf that always accompanies the […]

sports kill the quack of competition with video games (Natàlia Arroyo)

The coronavirus crisis has all athletes – like the rest of the citizens who don’t have to do essential jobs – locked up at home. Their priority is to stay active so they do not lose shape during confinement, but between workout and exercise routines, they are also finding times to continue to stimulate their […]

sports kill the quack of competition with video games (Natàlia Arroyo)

The coronavirus crisis has all athletes – like the rest of the citizens who don’t have to do essential jobs – locked up at home. Their priority is to stay active so they do not lose shape during confinement, but between workout and exercise routines, they are also finding times to continue to stimulate their […]

Keep the elite sport alive between four walls

No matches, for the moment. The massive contagion of covid-19 has halted state sports and its most primary mechanisms, from showmanship to bleachers, alleged successes, domestic contracts and television deals. Without official cancellations, the big leagues keep the green light, now from the couch. The first leg of the alarm state is a pause in […]