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34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

Spanish Olympic gymnast Andreu Vivo died of a heart attack in the Catalonian district of Collbaix early Sunday morning while he was mountain climbing, the Catalonian Gymnastics Federation confirmed. continue reading »

A Magnificent Year for Lionel Messi (VIDEO)

A Magnificent Year for Lionel Messi (VIDEO)

It’s been a magnificent year for Lionel Messi, the Barcelona and Argentina star who is a favorite to win his fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or award on January 7, 2013, a trophy given annually to the world’s best football player. continue reading »

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans had an opportunity to say a final goodbye to legendary Guadalajara and Mexican national soccer team player Salvador Reyes, who died last week from colon cancer, at a memorial service in this western Mexican city. continue reading »

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

A plurality of players in Germany's Bundesliga expect FC Barcelona to emerge triumphant from the 2012-2013 Champions League. continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Salvador Reyes, a legendary player for Guadalajara's Chivas and the Mexican national soccer team, has died from colon cancer, the team said. He was 76. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Argentine striker Leo Messi has been elected the "King of European Soccer" for the fourth consecutive season in the annual press poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais and whose results were released Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, 11th in the rankings, advanced to the final of the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with wins Friday over David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic. continue reading »

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

World No. 4 Rafael Nadal said Friday that a stomach flu will prevent him from taking part in the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. continue reading »

Ecuadorian Soccer Star Jefferson Montero Looking to Return to Spain

Ecuadorian Soccer Star Jefferson Montero Looking to Return to Spain

Jefferson Montero, an Ecuadorian midfielder with Mexico's Morelia, said he wanted to return to play in Spain, where he was a member of Real Betis from 2009 to 2012. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Best Goal Scorer Amongst 60 Main Soccer Leagues - 2012

Lionel Messi Best Goal Scorer Amongst 60 Main Soccer Leagues - 2012

Argentine forward Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona was the best goal scorer of the 60 main leagues in the world in 2012, managing 50 goals in 37 games, and was also the most effective, with 1.35 goals per match, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, or IFFHS, says. continue reading »