Latest sports news today Tuesday, February 1
The latest news today, in the best headlines of the day that ABC makes available to all readers. All the news of Tuesday, February 1 with a complete summary that you cannot miss:
They activate a collection of signatures to put the name of Rafael Nadal at Palma de Mallorca airport
«Rafael Nadal is the best tennis player in history and the greatest ambassador of Mallorca. Iswho most deserves Palma de Mallorca airport to bear his name», defends
a request on the online portal change.org, the world’s largest signature platform.
One question, if you don’t mind: do you think the name of Palma airport should be changed to Rafa Nadal?
A petition on the online platform change.org requests that the Palma de Mallorca airport be named after Rafael Nadal.
From Serena Williams to Graf: the women with more Grand Slams than Nadal
After the glory of Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open, where he won his 21st Grand Slam, the Spaniard became the most successful tennis player on the men’s circuit (he surpassed Federer and Djokovic who have 20 major titles each).
However, the Olympus of tennis is run by three women with more Grand Slams than the Spanish. We talk about Margaret Court, Serena Williams Y Steffi Graf, tennis players who won 24, 23 and 22 titles respectively in the women’s circuit.
Barça reaches an agreement to incorporate Aubameyang
Barcelona has managed to reach an agreement to incorporate Aubameyang in a marathon day that began when the footballer landed in Barcelona at noon. The bad relationship of the footballer with the Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta, has been decisive for the English club to agree to facilitate the arrival of the striker, who will sign for a year and a half. Arteta had stripped him of the captaincy and removed him from the team for various acts of indiscipline. With broken relationships Arsenal he saw a good opportunity to get rid of his player’s token. Although at first he was annoyed by the presence of Aubameyang in Barcelona and assured that he was not going to pay even one euro of his file if he played for Barcelona, he finally agreed to grant him the letter of freedom. It was merit of Mateu Alemany and Jordi Cruyff, who were negotiating all afternoon.
The team behind champion Nadal
After finishing the feat, the hug. To his father, Sebastiá, to his team, led by Carlos Moya, head coach since 2017, who was accompanied by the recently joined the bench: Mark Lopez. From home, the second in command, Francis Roig. They are the triumvirate that keeps Rafael Nadal’s clean tennis and clear mind. There are few changes that he has made since he is professional. It was his uncle Toni who led him by the hand from childhood to glory, fourteen Grand Slams under his cap. Roig was added in 2005, which continues, and at the end of 2016, the transition, sweet and veiled, from Toni to Moyà. Someone who had known him his whole life, and a little more, by someone who had known him his whole life.
Rollers, hot tubs and reflex machines, the sport’s other flashy routines
One of the most striking moments for the public in Rafa Nadal’s heroic comeback against Daniil Medvedev was the post-match in the Spanish champion’s locker room, when he got on a yellow and black exercise bike and spent twenty minutes rolling to release the lactic acid , the body’s indicator of fatigue and lack of energy. A way to recover the body and cleanse it after a colossal effort. This Nadal practice is one of the many hidden tasks that athletes perform to improve their performance.
Another white winter for Real Madrid
Brahim Diaz was the last signing of Real Madrid in the winter market. It happened three years ago. Since then, the club has not made any signings in January, a fact that means that the previous summer’s squad was poorly projected. The white house is already planning next season’s revolution for draw «Mbappé’s team». Waiting to finish off its acquisition, the sports management plans another four reinforcements: a right back, a left back, a young center back and a center midfielder.