agradecer(le) (a alguien)

to thank (someone)

apostar (o:ue)

to bet

arrebatar

to snatch away

bastar(le) (a alguien)

to suffice; to be enough

derrotar; vencer

to defeat

descartar

to reject

disputarse

to fight; to challenge

emprender

to set forth (on a journey); to undertake (a project)

enaltecer

to praise

encargar

to put in charge of

entrenarse

to train oneself

erigir

to build; to erect

golpear

to hit

hidratar

to hydrate

humillar

to humilliate

jurar

to swear (an oath)

marcar un gol, meter un gol

to score a gol

mediar

to mediate; to intervene; to come between

otorgar

to grant; to award

patear

to kick

proponer

to propose

puntualizar

to point out

sobornar

to bribe

sostener

to maintain; to support

agregar a

to add to

aislarse de

to isolate oneself from

ser parte de

to be part of

tener la oportunidad de

to have the opportunity to

concentrarse en

to concentrate on

inscribirse en

to register, to enroll

unirse a

to join

el alojamiento

the housing

el/la árbitro/a

the referee

la arcilla

the clay

el/la arquero/a, el/la portero/a

the goalie

el/la atleta, el/la deportista

the athlete

el atraso, el retraso

the delay

el automovilismo

race-car driving

el balompié

el fútbol

el baloncesto

el básquetbol

la bebida energética

the energy drink

el campo

the (soccer) field; the (golf) course

la carrera

the race; the career

el cemento

the cement

el ciclismo

cycling

el/la ciclista

the cyclist

la cobertura

the (media/TV/press) coverage

la competencia, la rivalidad

the rivalry

la competición

the competition

el deporte de equipo

the team sport

el deporte de pareja

the two-person sport

el/la dueño/a, el/la propietario/a

the owner

la eficacia

the effectiveness

el entrenamiento

the training

el equipo contrario

the opposing team

el equipo local

the home team

el/la espectador/a

the spectator

el/la fanático/a, el/la hincha

the (sports) fan

la fuente

the source

la gimnasia

gymnastics

el/la gimnasta

the gymnast

la hierba; el pasto

the grass

el jonrón

the home run

la lucha libre

wrestling

el/la luchador/a

the wrestler

la natación

swimming

el/la nadador/a

the swimmer

el ocio

the leisure; the free time

el skate ("es-kate")

skateboarding

la pista

the clue; the track; the (tennis) court

el poder

the power

la polémica

the controversy

el remo

rowing

el/la remero/a

the rower

el rendimiento

the performance (degree of success)

el resultado final, el tanteo final

the final score/tally

la sede

the headquarters

el sostenimiento

the maintenance; the support

la temporada

the (sports) season

la zapatilla

the sneaker

acaudalado/a(s)

wealthy

cotidiano/a(s)

daily

destacado/a(s)

outstanding; distinguished

emocionante(s)

exciting

encargado/a(s)

in charge

esparcido/a(s)

scattered

impreso/a(s)

printed

involucrado/a(s)

involved

mensual(es)

monthly

mundialmente

worldwide

súbito/a(s)

sudden

al alcance de

within reach of

correr el riesgo de

to run the risk of

estar muy verde(s)

to be far from ready

fuera del país;
en el extranjero

outside the country

llegar a ser campeón, campeones
llegar a ser campeona(s)

to become champion(s)

poner en marcha

to set into motion

tener tiempo libre

to have free time

¿Cómo van?

What's the score?

¿Cómo quedó el partido?

What was the final score?

anotar los tantos, anotar los puntos

to keep score

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