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RTN Sports Round Up

RTN Sports round up by Tony Matthews

AUSTRALIA´S cricketers comfortably won the first Ashes Test at Brisbane’s Gabba by ten wickets, scoring 328 & 173-0 against England’s 302 & 195. The second Test (a day-night game) starts tomorrow in Adelaide. Onto football,...
Final SAMM race day for the year

Final SAMM race day for the year

THE FINAL race day of the SAMM Autumn Series 2017 attracted a good turnout of competitors and nine boats came to the start of the first race; five single handers and four with crews...
On your marks

On your marks in Benidorm

MORE THAN 1,000 runners took part in the '10K Love Benidorm' race last Sunday. The event, organised by Benidorm City Council together with Grupo Brotons and the Club de Atletismo Benidorm covered almost the entire...
24th November RTN Sports Round Up - By Tony Matthews

24th November RTN Sports Round Up – By Tony Matthews

Round-Up Northern Ireland football manager Michael O’Neill could take over Scotland; Chris Coleman has left Wales for Sunderland with Ryan Giggs set to replace him as national team boss and WBA have sacked boss...
Hit it hard

Hit it hard

26 Valldigna Golf Society players and guests lined up on the green at the La Galiana Campo de Golf in Carcaixent recently for the society’s monthly Stableford competition. This month’s winners were: 1st – David Kerr,...
Anyone for tennis

Anyone for tennis?

MARBELLA has been chosen to host the Davis Cup tie next February. The town’s Mayor, Angeles Muñoz, thanked everyone who helped the town be picked for the event which will see Spain face the UK...
Adding to the team

Adding to the team

CRISTIANO RONALDO has announced he has become a father again after the birth of his first child by girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. Alana Martina is the Real Madrid player’s fourth child and Ronaldo couldn’t wait to...
A Great Extra Days Racing

SAMM Race Report – A great extra day’s racing

AT the request of the competitors after the racing on November 5th, the SAMM Race Committee added an extra day to the scheduled program on Sunday November 12th to make the most of the...
Up down

Up, down in Calpe

THE II Marcha BTT cycling race took place in Calpe last weekend with over 350 cyclists covering 32 kilometres and almost 1000 metres in altitude difference. The event - part of the Circuit de les...
Gone skiing

Gone skiing

FINESTRAT’S Council of Youth has organised a ski-trip to the Sierra Nevada from March 1 – March 4 2018. The Sierra Nevada (meaning "snowy mountain range" in Spanish) is a mountain range in the region...
FACE FAULT! SPORTING SUPERSTAR NOT RECOGNISED

Face fault! Sporting superstar not recognised

RAFAEL NADAL was awkwardly confronted by a security guard at the Paris Masters who bizarrely had no idea who the world No 1 was. The 31-year-old, and one of the most recognisable faces in world...
GHOSTS AND GHOULS AT MIRAFLORES 1

Ghosts and ghouls at Miraflores!

HALLOWEEN saw many strange figures and apparitions at Miraflores with prizes on offer for the best turned out and a day of fun bowling with a cauldron of stew for lunch between the bowling...
MESSI HOPES TO AVOID SPAIN IN WORLD CUP GROUP

Messi hopes to avoid Spain in World Cup group

WHETHER it’s because he lives in the country, plays for one of the biggest clubs in the country or because he’s made some life-long friends, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has expressed his hopes that his...
San Javier Golf Society

San Javier Golf Society

THIS week’s report from the San Javier Golf Society features the latest Individual Stableford Qualifier which took place on Monday at the Altorreal Golf Course. It was a chilly, breezy but nevertheless bright start to...
Bowled over

Bowled over

The winners of the Vives Pons Triples Classic, played over 2 days with 28 teams competing for the title, were Janet Neale, Annie Jones both from Benitachell Bowls Club (BBC) and Nick Cole from...
SAMM - The Start

SAMM – A great days racing

COMING to the end of the autumn 2017 Season, SAMM racers can look back on a mixture of days with either not enough or too much wind. At last, like last week, another day...
Spain face Costa Rica at Malaga’s La Rosaleda

Spain face Costa Rica at Malaga’s La Rosaleda

SPAIN will host Costa Rica at Malaga’s La Rosaleda stadium this weekend in the first of two international friendlies. La Roja will play in front of a sell-out crowd this Saturday (11th November) after it...
RTN Sports round up by Tony Mathews

RTN: 10th November, Sports round up by Tony Mathews

IN FA Cup first round ties last weekend there were excellent wins for non-League clubs AFC Hereford, Boreham Wood, Maidstone and Oxford City. Marseille have suspended ex-Manchester United player Patrice Evra who was red-card for...
RTN sports round up

RTN sports round up.

THERE are hearty congratulations all round this week. Lewis Hamilton is now GB’s most successful F1 driver ever after winning the 2017 championship for the fourth time in Mexico. Although he only came ninth, his...
Local athletes can apply for funding

Local athletes can apply for funding

JAVEA´S Council of Sports will welcome applications from local athletes for sponsorship until Wednesday November 22. Councillor Vicent Colomer presented the sponsorship initiative, which has a total budget of €12,000. Sponsored athletes will receive funds to...
SAMM - It could have been a disaster, darling

SAMM – It could have been a disaster, darling

PEOPLE arriving at CTD Los Alcazares for the latest SAMM race day were expecting the 15 knot winds forecast the day before...but not the 18 knots and gusting 21 that they were greeted with! ...
WEB Going for gold

La Nucia going for gold

THE Rhythmic Gymnastics Club of La Nucia competed in the autonomous phase of the Campeonato de Espana de Conjuntos Absoluto 2017 in the Valencian town of Burjassot last Sunday, after qualifying at the provincial...

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A week and a bit to go!

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driving tests back on

Driving tests back on in Malaga

DRIVING EXAMINERS are back at work after a six-month strike. Five examiners will now be on duty every day after being forced to perform minimum...
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Truck hits vehicle on motorway hard shoulder

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Rockets Golf Society – Altorreal

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Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

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Crash victims demand justice

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