And, finally this morning The Prince of Wales, as patron of the Antarctic Winter Crossing Expedition 2012 launched, “… ‘The Coldest Journey’. The Prince met the members of the expedition’s ‘Ice Team’ on board the SA Agulhas which is moored next to HMS Belfast, The Queens Walk, in London.”
Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the Premios Nacionales del Deporte 2011 at the Palacio Real de El Pardo in Madrid on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. Also in attendance were Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias, and Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena.
According to the Spanish royal court these awards are:
“… granted annually by the Consejo Superior de Deportes to distinguish individuals or entities, either by their direct activity or initiative, either as partners in development of sports policy, have contributed prominently to promote or propagate exercise regularly.”