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Most Catalan ski resorts opened this weekend

Intense snow in the Pyrenees during the week sees activity return after tough 2020-2021 season.

Most ski resorts in Catalonia opened this weekend, earlier than expected, benefiting from the intense snowstorm that affected the Catalan Pyrenees between Tuesday and Thursday.

Activity usually returns to the Catalan slopes coinciding with the December 6 and December 8 bank holidays, …

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Catalonia and Andorra jointly create ice hockey technical center

The Catalan Speed Skating Federation (FECAPA) and the Andorran Speed Skating Federation (FAP) have signed an agreement to jointly create a high-performance technical center. It will be designed for players in the Youth, Teens and Children categories.

The technical center will be set up at the Poliesportiu pavilions in La Seu d’Urgell and the Estadio Comunal …

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Pandora Papers: Pep Guardiola, a former FC Barcelona player and manager, used company in Panama to hide ownership of Andorran account

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More than 600 journalists from 117 countries have analyzed 11.9 million documents over the last two years from law firms that specialize in creating offshore companies in tax havens around the world.

The result: the Pandora Papers. They reveal the offshore deals of current and former world leaders, public officials, more than 100 …

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Baqueira Beret in the Spanish Pyrenees will host the first event of the Freeride World Tour season

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Located in the spectacular Val d’Aran in the Spanish Pyrenees, Baqueira Beret boasts a world-class resort, vast alpine terrain and copious snowfall, making it an ideal destination for the Freeride World Tour.

Following the inaugural event at Baqueira Beret, the Tour returns to perennial Pyrenean freeride mecca of Ordino Arcalís, Andorra, before crossing …

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FC Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas has been named the best female European player of the 2020-2021 season

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Putellas becomes the first footballer from Catalonia to ever win the prize after having contributed to major ‘blaugrana’ successes in the 2020-2021 season.

Barça not only won the cup and the league, but also their first Champions League, prompting greater recognition and attention than ever before for women’s football.

The ‘blaugrana’ coach during last …

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