Preview of a CNN Open Court Rafa interview scheduled to air tomorrow:
And here’s the on air schedule and some photos.
Thursday 21 March at 0930 GMT / 1030 CET and 1630 GMT / 1730 CET
Saturday 23 March at 0730 GMT / 0830 CET and 2100 GMT / 2200 CET
Sunday 24 March at 1630 GMT / 1730 CET
Saturday 30 March at 1630 GMT / 1730 CET
Sunday 31 March at 0730 BST / 0930
Toni gave an interview with SER in which he discussed Rafa’s health and plans for going forward. You can listen to the interview here. Inés has typed up a transcription and then translated that for those of us who are Spanish challenged.
Hoy hemos empezado a entrenar en tierra batida después del parón debido al problema que ha surgido últimamente, pues hemos empezado hoy
Me imagino que el deseo para el 2013 está claro, que las lesiones respeten a Rafa y todos
I asked genny_ss if she could translate the recent Toni interview and instead of telling me to go stuff myself because it was super long, she said yes and stayed up very late working on it. How nice is that?
Toni Nadal: “Since I know that Rafa Nadal is totally clean, I do not believe it possible that someone can be doped” – by Rafael Plaza translated by genny_ss
Oooo! Lots of fun linty stuff fluffing around the internet – mainly thanks to Rafa heading off to The Netherlands to support Richard Krajicek’s foundation. But first…a bit of yum:
Making of del Proyecto Benéfico “Diez Personas 10″ 2013 de Chocrón Joyeros:
(Rafa starts around minute 9.)
If she has time, Genny is going to work on a translation of this article, because I’m not sure I trust the mangle in some tricky parts: Toni Nadal: “Como sé que Rafa Nadal está totalmente limpio, no creo posible que alguien se pueda dopar”/ (But goodness,
Lots of golf stuff, Frente a Frente fall-out and photos, Pico & Rafa continue to woo us via Facebook.
“Bauzá, Nadal y Pastor” han descubierto a las 19h hoy sábado 13 la placa conmemorativa de la inauguración del ya Auditorio de Manacor – Rafa at the unveiling of a memorial plaque at the official opening of the Auditorium of Manacor (google).
Toni is in Germany at a conference. Here’s an article with some not exactly new info about Rafa’s recovery. (mangle)
I wanna go! (I have no money to go – sigh.) I’ve always wanted to see Prague…
Funny to think that the first DC tie I attended was Spain vs. The Czech Republic. Oh well, if I went, I’d probably end up on the wrong bus and get death scares again.
Genny_SS (aka SpanishRNFan) has posted a summation of an interview Toni gave on Monday on Facebook. For those who don’t do Facebook, here you go:
Last Monday, Toni was in a TV program “Fora de Joc”, where he was asked about Rafa. Here you have a summary of the main things he said (via @tomeuterrasa and @PauFerragut and the articles listed below):
- Rafa’s recovery is going well, but slowly. The problem is that the fat in the knee has hardened and now
“Uno se cansa de jugar constantemente con dolor” by Juan José Mateo as translated by Inés.
“One gets tired of constantly playing with pain”
Toni Nadal analyzes the situation of his nephew Rafael, who premieres on Monday a treatment for Hoffa’s syndrome while he expects to play the Davis
On Monday, Rafael Nadal will fly to Barcelona to meet with Dr. Cotorro, his personal doctor and from the Federation of tennis. “He has to do a new treatment,” It says by phone Toni Nadal,
More news about the decision to withdraw from the Olympics…and, for a nice change of pace, smiling Rafa at the ACE RAFA event.