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“Tales of Masked Men” Shines a Light On Mexico’s Lucha Libre (VIDEOS)

“Tales of Masked Men” Shines a Light On Mexico’s Lucha Libre (VIDEOS)

This graphics segment is featured in "Tales of Masked Men," a new PBS documentary about Lucha Libre. The film was directed and produced by Carlos Avila. continue reading »

Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Announces Addition of Jose Luis Chavez

Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Announces Addition of Jose Luis Chavez

Bolivian midfielder Jose Luis Chavez will play for Mexico's Atlas soccer team starting with the Clausura 2013 tournament, the club said in a statement. continue reading »

Death Threats Against Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Leads to Legal Action

Death Threats Against Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Leads to Legal Action

Mexico's Atlas soccer team plans to take legal action against the fans who unfurled two banners bearing threatening messages at club offices last week, team executives said. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona emerged as the winter champions in the Spanish soccer league for 2012 by notching three more points for an accumulated total of 49 out of 51 possible since the start of the season. continue reading »

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Following in the footsteps of his father, the son that Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique and Colombian singer Shakira expect this January will be an FC Barcelona soccer club member from the minute he is born. continue reading »

Iraq Denies Interest in Hiring Diego Maradona For National Soccer Team

Iraq Denies Interest in Hiring Diego Maradona For National Soccer Team

Iraq's soccer federation categorically denied any interest in hiring former Argentine great Diego Maradona to coach its national team. continue reading »

Iraq Wants Diego Maradona to Coach the National Soccer Team

Iraq Wants Diego Maradona to Coach the National Soccer Team

Diego Maradona is the leading candidate to become the next coach of Iraq's national soccer team, an Argentine sports executive said Thursday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last summer, will play in the Barcelona Open, which will take place April 20-28, 2013, in the northeastern Spanish city, organizers said Thursday. continue reading »

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia and Malaga will square off against AC Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto, respectively, in the Champions League round of 16, whose draw was held on Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

Monday Night’s Loss Sends Mark Sanchez to the Bench

Monday Night’s Loss Sends Mark Sanchez to the Bench

Quarterback Mark Sanchez has been benched after the New York Jets' most recent defeat, a loss on Monday Night Football that eliminated them from playoff contention. continue reading »