Madrid is a Region with Olympic aspirations, and has excellent sporting infrastructure. This, along with the sporting tradition of the local people, make for the celebration of numerous events, including important international fixtures such as the Masters Tennis series and Eurobasket.
Mountain sports can be found at the region's ski resorts: Navacerrada, La Pinilla and Valdesquí. Many different reservoirs and navigable rivers provide options for water sports, and the region's twenty or so golf courses offer more proof of Madrid's sporting vocation.
On the subject of Sport in Madrid, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid football clubs are unavoidable references. These football teams have supporters all around the world, and are yet another attraction for tourists, who can live the spectacle live and direct.