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The day the Basques became San Lorenzo fans

El tercer gol de Lángara con el San Lorenzo contra el River
The Argentine daily El 9 de Julio, named after the day of Argentine independence, was founded in 1909 in the town of Nueve de Julio,...

Aitor Francesena, the Blind Surfer who Learned How to Live Against...

Aitor Francesena surfista ciego de Zarautz
Aitor "Gallo" Francesena, born in Zarautz, loves surfing, and he's an expert at it, as well as being a renown monitor.  Despite his love...

When the Euzkadi National Team was runner-up in the Mexican league

Seleccion de Euzkadi en la Liga mexicana 1938-1939
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Euan McTear is a sports journalist and author specialized in soccer.  In addition to reporting about this sport to...

Basque pelota at the Panamerican Games in Lima, or, the unknown...

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This article was translated by John R. Bopp The sports section of the Rede Globo website is dedicating special coverage to the Panamerican Games being held July 26 to...

From Argentina: Isidro Lángara: Basque, goal scorer, anti-fascist, and part of...

El Vasco Lángara, un ídolo de San Lorenzo, le convierte a Boca. / Foto: El Gráfico
Alejandro Fabbri, in the '442' section of the Argentine sports paper Perfil, has just published an amazing article telling the story of Isidro Lángara, a Basque...

A “sister” site in the US reports on restrictions to getting...

Watching America recoge una información sobre la situación de los pelotaris en USA
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today we got a wonderful surprise: a "sister" website in the US.  We've been collecting information about the...

Jai Alai in a Los Angeles Times crossword, and an explanation...

  This article was translated by John R. Bopp There are times when we’re surprised where we can find references to the Basques.  Today, in the Los...

Pelota, the Basque sport, Pancho Villa’s passion, and its spread through...

Pancho Villa posa ante la cámara en un descanso de un partido de Pelota
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp On this occasion, we’re going to bring together news from several sources.  One was published on the website...

Le Figaro: “to play in Athletic, all you need is a...

Iñaki William, un jugador vasco, en un equipo vasco
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our regular readers will know that we don’t usually talk about soccer.  There are four reasons why: We...

This Friday, the Basque National team is playing–and it’s a lot...

Selección Vasca en la URSS (1938)
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today, making the most of the fact that the traditional Christmas game of the Basque National team, the...