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In Spain, tennis is inevitably associated with the country's leading player, Rafael Nadal. With 14 Grand Slam wins – including a record nine French Open titles – and two Olympic gold medals to his name, he is considered to be the best clay-court tennis player in history.
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Roller Hockey

Spanish roller hockey teams have won no fewer than 17 world cups and showcase the sport at its best.
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Formula One

Since the turn of the century, Spanish Formula One racing drivers, such as Pedro de la Rosa Fernando Alonso Díaz, have awoken a real passion for the sport.
The origin of Basque Pelota and Valencian Pilota is hard to determine. Both games are known to have been played by civilisations in South America, Ancient Greece and the Far East.
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Skiing

Although Spain is mostly thought of as a tropical wonderland, with its numerous mountain ranges, the country also has several popular ski resorts.
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Bullfights

Bullfights are one of the most deeply rooted traditions in Spanish culture, documented as far back as 1200 CE; however, their continuing presence has grown somewhat controversial.
Cycling is the most widely practised sport in Spain. From asphalt to mountains, from enjoying the sport with fellow cycling club members to pedalling alone.
Although basketball may not be the most widely played sport in Spain, it is hugely popular among its fans.
Football is said to have replaced religion as new opium of the people. In Spain people are very passionate about the sport.
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