The American football team Orlando Pride caused a real sensation this week by launching their new kit into space. This spectacular advertising campaign, in which NASA has collaborated, has caused the shirts to be sold out in the presale, in addition to leaving some amazing images, such as the equipment with the Earth in the background. EL CORREO reviews this and other women’s sports news of the week.
The ‘Warriors’ will face Hungary, ROC, France, Brazil and Sweden in Tokyo
The women’s handball team already knows who their rivals will be in group A of the Tokyo Olympic tournament, which will be held from July 25 to August 8. The ‘Guerrera’s will face Hungary, ROC (Russian Olympic Committee), France, Brazil and Sweden. In group B are the Netherlands, Montenegro, Norway, South Korea, Angola and Japan. In this first phase, the first four teams in each group will go to the quarterfinals. Among the great teams to beat is the ROC, a team of the Russian Olympic Committee, which won gold in 2016; Hungary, who hung the medal in 2000 and Sweden and France, both with great teams. Read the full news here.
Orlando Pride launches its jersey into space
Orlando Pride, a team from the first division of the American Football League – the NWSL -, has presented its new kit by launching it into space. On Wednesday night the team announced that it would send its T-shirt off Earth with the help of NASA. The Orlando Pride even hung a photo of his shirt, called Ad Astra (Up to the stars), with the Earth in the background. Its design is full of references to women who broke barriers and the American space race, with a park representing Apollo 11. With such a campaign, it was expected that the shirts would fly in the presale.
Alejandra Salazar and Gemma Triay, a winning team
The Spanish Alejandra Salazar and Gemma Triay They start the season ready to conquer the top of the World Padel Tour ranking. Triay is the current number one in the world and after reaching the top with Lucía Sainz, he says he “really wants” to compete with Salazar. They both face this new challenge with enthusiasm: “Together with Gemma we started a beautiful project, which will allow me to give the best of myself in my last years of career”, Salazar highlighted.