Nerja attracts elite european athletes

Nerja’s climate and its athletic club facilities has received another endorsement over the last few days with Norwegian high jumper Katarina Mogenburg choosing to use the Nerja athletics stadium as her warm weather training base. Katarina has a personal best jump of 1.88 metres and is the daughter of german Olympic gold medal winner Dietmar Mogenburg who won the men’s …

XIII Memorial Genoveva Craste

It was a successful XIII Memorial Genoveva Craste, a family day of sport, at the Enrique López Sports Stadium with people of all ages taking part.

Málaga lose, Nerja manage a draw

Osasuna were awarded a penalty in the second minute of their game against Málaga, and after Nekounam converted the opportunity into a goal, the home side never looked back, finally winning 3-0 with the other goals coming from Masoud and Aranda.

VI Gala Awards

Friday May 8th at the Nerja Cultural Centre in calle Granada is the presentation of sporting awards for 2007 and 2008.

Winning team

In the Spanish Junior Cross-Country Club Championships held in Cáceres at the weekend, victory went to the local Club Nerja de Atletismo Cueva de Nerja-Uma. Barcelona FC were runners up with Jaén in third place. The win means that the club will be competing in the European Club Championships, the third time they have managed this feat in their 25 …

Seve Ballesteros diagnosed with brain tumour

Seve Ballesteros, who was admitted to Madrid’s La Paz hospital on Monday, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour and will undergo a biopsy on Tuesday. He came out of Intensive Care on Friday, and on Sunday he announced to the world that he was suffering from a brain tumour. Doctors will decide on possible treatment after the biopsy on …

Weekend Footy

Real Madrid are now ten points clear at the top of La Liga after goals from Raúl and Higuaín gave them a 2-0 victory over Racing Santander.


Numancia are looking hot favourites for promotion from Division 2 after a 2-1 win over second placed Málaga C.F. The Blue and Whites have been slipping up a bit recently, unfortunately. Third placed Sporting Gijón were held to a 3-3 draw by struggling Gimnàstic on Saturday. The Asturians took the lead three times, twice through Bilic and then through Omar, …

Barcelona struggle through

Barcelona survived a lot of second half pressure from Schalke 04 in their Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie in Germany after 17 year old Bojan Krkic put them ahead. Schalke had several scoring chances but failed to take any of them as Barcelona seemed content to sit back and try and defend their one goal lead.

Weekend Sport

It was a Spanish one and three in the MotoGP in Jerez, Dani Pedrosa cruising to victory and Jorge Lorenzo finishing third. Italian multiple champion Valentino Rossi finished in second place. Pedrosa now leads the championship, six points ahead of Lorenzo and ten ahead of Rossi. Pedrosa, last year’s championship runner-up, took the race lead early from the front of …