La Vuelta 2019 to Start Stage in Torrevieja

The 2019 Tour of Spain cycle race, La Vuelta, will start a time trial at the Salinas in Torrevieja, and will have three stages in the province of Alicante, according to an announcement by the spokesperson for the organisers, Javier Guillén. “The province of Alicante is a cyclist’s paradise, with sea, mountains, harbours and plains …

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The 40th Torrevieja Tennis Tournament Starts Saturday

The Ciudad de Torrevieja Tennis Tournament, which reaches its 40th anniversary this year, starts today. The event was first announced earlier this week by the councillor, Víctor Ferrández, and the organisers, the President of the Torrevieja Tennis Club, Antonio Tafalla, the Director of the tournament, Humberto Zuleta and the referee, David Pérez. The councillor said …

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Boy Dies in Parkour Jumping Accident

A 12-year-old boy has died after suffering injuries whilst practising the sport of “parkour”. The incident occurred on Tuesday when the boy was practising the sport in the Medina Sidonia area of Cádiz. Parkour is a physical sport in which a person jumps from one point to another, performing some form or acrobatic move, using …

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Brits Fined for Benidorm Base Jumping

Police in Benidorm have fined a group of British BASE jumpers for illegally parachuting off a tower block in the town. The individuals, of British nationality, were preparing to jump from the “Torre Levante” apartment building. The police had already filed a report on the group who had, apparently, been videotaping their exploits and then …

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