This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta: Fronton Mexico Opens With Much Ceremony and Two Partidos

Fronton Mexico opened on March 10, 2017 with much ceremony and two partidos. Note: all articles linked to are in Spanish. Open Google Translate in another window or tab and cut and paste.

Score source: Jai Alai News Facebook page. JANF has aggregated much information on this historic event. Some highlights from its coverage, and other coverage, is listed below.

Ochoa-Arriola  defeated Juan León-Safont (no score given)

Olharan-Lopez defeated Egiguren-Irastorza 30-22

Opening of Fronton and Match article (Jai Alai News)

Full match video of Feature Match (Mx Frontour Facebook)

This is a Facebook video. It is not a commercial video. It is an historic video.

Extended Opening Ceremony (Televisa Deporta Facebook)

TV Highlights of Opening (Notimex)

Short news feature (Noticieros Televisa)

Photo Gallery (El Universal)

Various news articles from the last few days (Google News Search). This is an experiment in seeing how robust search URLs can be. Hopefully it will work for you.