PAMPLONA

PAMPLONA, Spain | 6 people injured in fastest San Fermin bull run of the year

PAMPLONA, Spain — Spanish health officials say the final bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona has left six people injured in the fastest dash this year in the northern Spanish city. Tomas Belzunegui, a spokesman with Navarra’s provincial hospital, says the six were bruised after being trampled Saturday as the bulls completed … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain | 6 people injured in fastest San Fermin bull run of the year

PAMPLONA, Spain | Speedy 4th Pamplona bull race leaves 3 mildly bruised

PAMPLONA, Spain — Spanish officials say three men have been injured in Tuesday’s running of the bulls but no one was gored in the quickest dash yet at this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona. Tomas Belzunegui, a spokesman with Navarra’s regional hospital, says the runners are mildly bruised and likely to be released after … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain | Speedy 4th Pamplona bull race leaves 3 mildly bruised

PAMPLONA, Spain  | Pamplona’s 3rd day of bull race ends with 4 runners injured

PAMPLONA, Spain  — Authorities say four runners have been sent to hospital after being knocked over or falling during the third day of bull races at Spain’s annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona. Tomas Belzunegui, a spokesman with Navarra’s provincial hospital, tells reporters that two of the injured suffered head injuries while the others were … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain  | Pamplona’s 3rd day of bull race ends with 4 runners injured

PAMPLONA, Spain  | 2nd day of bull run festival kicks off in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain  — The second running of the bulls at this year’s San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona kicked off under heavy rain, with both bulls and runners slipping throughout the race. Two people were injured and taken to the Navarra hospital after being trampled during the race, according to hospital … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain  | 2nd day of bull run festival kicks off in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain | 4 hospitalized after Pamplona’s running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain — A man who was gored and three others who were trampled in the first running of the bulls of this year’s San Fermin festival were hospitalized Saturday, officials in the Spanish city of Pamplona said. Among those receiving medical treatment is a 20-year-old Canadian man with mild traumatic injuries, the officials from … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain | 4 hospitalized after Pamplona’s running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain  | 5 injured in Pamplona’s annual running of the bulls in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain  — Medical officials overseeing the annual Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, say that five people have been injured at the traditional festival, with at least one gored by a bull’s horns. Red Cross spokesman Jose Aldaba says ambulances were taking the injured to a nearby hospital just minutes after the race … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain  | 5 injured in Pamplona’s annual running of the bulls in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain | ‘Chupinazo’ firework launches Pamplona bull racing festival

PAMPLONA, Spain — A traditional firework known as the “Chupinazo” kicked off Pamplona’s famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival on Friday. Two members of a local music band, both with Down syndrome, launched the rocket from the northern Spanish city’s town hall balcony at noon, prompting cries of joy from thousands packed in … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain | ‘Chupinazo’ firework launches Pamplona bull racing festival

PAMPLONA, Spain  | Feminists, animal rights groups reshape Pamplona bull fest

PAMPLONA, Spain  — The topics of sexual abuse and animal cruelty are dominating this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, which kicks off Friday for nine days and eight nights of round-the-clock alcohol-soaked partying, traditional celebrations and dangerous bull runs. It’s not a full-blown identity crisis yet, but the festival in northern Spain popularized by … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain  | Feminists, animal rights groups reshape Pamplona bull fest