José Miguel Antúnez

José Miguel Antúnez BIO:
This ex-basketball player used to be on the Estudiantes team. Playing for Real Madrid and on the Spanish national team, he won quite a few trophies, including the Euro-league, Spain’s Copa del Rey and a bronze in the European championship. Today he is still much involved in the world of sport, both professionally and as an enthusiast. He enjoys skiing, cycling and discovering the area surrounding his home in Madrid.

Category: Sports
June 10, 2013

Last Sunday I discovered a fascinating place which I can heartily recommend to all football fans who visit our city. The place in question is the museum dedicated to Atlético de Madrid, the team that won the last King’s Cup.

Category: Sports
May 13, 2013

At last it’s time for the Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) final, an event the people of Madrid look forward to all year round! And this time, it’s a true Madrid derby: Real Madrid-Atlético de Madrid or Atlético de Madrid-Real Madrid, whichever you prefer…

Category: Sports
April 24, 2013

Professional athletes are often forbidden from carrying out certain activities due to the risk of injury. Motorbikes, amateur bullfights, sports that are not compatible with their own… In my case, all such restrictions ended eight years ago when I retired from professional sport and I’ve since become totally hooked on one activity which I had […]

Category: Sports
April 23, 2013

Madrid recently presented its third bid to host the Olympic Games and we all hope the International Olympic Committee stays true to the saying “third time lucky”.

Category: Sports
March 24, 2013

A bike is a great way to see a city. Sometimes we ride a bike out of need, other times for the exercise and often just for the sheer fun of it.

Category: Sports
March 12, 2013

I went to the US for a few days to visit my son who’s studying and playing there at a High School. As my visit coincided with the NBA All Star game, I took the opportunity to see it live.

Category: Sports
January 25, 2013

What better way of starting up this blog than with a tribute to Madrid’s most emblematic space: El Retiro Park.