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Brothers Tony and Josetxo Huarte of Team USA won their opening matches Friday afternoon during the Basque Pelota competition at the 2011 Pan American Games. The Huarte brothers trounced the Argentinian duo of Raul Axel Mikkan and Esteban Lucas Varron in two preliminary matches at the Complejo Revolucion court in Guadalajara, Mexico. The score in both games was 10-1. Both [...]Read more ›
Pilota has been a key part of the Basque cultural fabric in the United States.Read more ›
Team USA handball players Tony Huarte and Roger Etchevers were defeated by stronger Mexican opponents Friday at the World Championships of Pelota, but the two U.S. athletes still remain in the hunt for bronze medals at the international tournament in Pau, France. The two U.S. matches came on a day when gold medals were awarded to France in xare and [...]Read more ›
By Xabier Berrueta, United States Federation of Pelota As the World Championships of Pelota enters its final rounds, Team USA members have played some great games and shown a lot of potential for future tournaments. Here’s a rundown of some of the action so far: Tony Huarte of team USA is heading into the semifinals. His opponent will either be [...]Read more ›