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WTF:  80-Year-Old Weightlifter Don Ramos Banned for Doping

WTF:  80-Year-Old Weightlifter Don Ramos Banned for Doping

If we were to tell you about Don Ramos the 80-year-old champion weightlifter we would leave you inspired instead we are here to tell you about Ramos’ doping scandal which will leave you with your jaw dropped. continue reading »

Real Madrid Coach Ancelotti Confirms Lopez to Start Next Match

Real Madrid Coach Ancelotti Confirms Lopez to Start Next Match

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that Diego Lopez would be his starting goalkeeper for Sunday's Spanish league home match against Athletic Bilbao, although he said captain Iker Casillas would get the chance to play in the near future. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Heads to Third Round Following Stellar Second Round Performance

Rafael Nadal Heads to Third Round Following Stellar Second Round Performance

Spain's Rafael Nadal brought his "A" game to the table in second-round action at the U.S. Open, confidently showcasing all aspects of his game in a 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 rout of Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva continue reading »

12-Year-Old Latina Girl Fighting for Spot on School’s Football Team

12-Year-Old Latina Girl Fighting for Spot on School’s Football Team

12-year-old Hailey Fuentes just wants to play football like her siblings and doesn’t understand why she can’t. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Kaka Expresses Desire to Leave Team

Real Madrid’s Kaka Expresses Desire to Leave Team

Brazilian midfielder Kaka went public in La Coruña Thursday with his desire to leave Real Madrid for another European club where he would get more playing time. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Chose a Friendly Match Over UEFA Awards Gala

Cristiano Ronaldo Chose a Friendly Match Over UEFA Awards Gala

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has decided not to travel to the UEFA awards gala in Monaco and instead will take part in Thursday's Teresa Herrera Trophy, a friendly hosted by fellow Spanish-league club Deportivo de La Coruña. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Wins Spain’s Supercopa 2013

FC Barcelona Wins Spain’s Supercopa 2013

FC Barcelona hoisted their 16th trophy in five years here Wednesday after a scoreless draw against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of Spain's Supercopa. continue reading »

WATCH: Athlete Nearly Loses Brazil Ironman Competition by Celebrating Too Early (VIDEO)

WATCH: Athlete Nearly Loses Brazil Ironman Competition by Celebrating Too Early (VIDEO)

An athlete competing in a half-marathon in Ironman's Brasilia event nearly lost his first place title, all because he started celebrating too early. Jérémy Jurkiewicz was on his way to a first place finish over the weekend when he began celebrating with those on the sidelines. continue reading »

Brazil Cuts Ribbon at Renovated Mineirão Stadium (PHOTOS)

Brazil Cuts Ribbon at Renovated Mineirão Stadium (PHOTOS)

Brazil’s Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto, also known as Mineirão stadium, has undergone a major renovation in preparation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. continue reading »

Easy Win for Rafa Nadal’s U.S. Open Debut

Easy Win for Rafa Nadal’s U.S. Open Debut

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the No. 2 seed, made his debut at the 2013 U.S. Open with an easy 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 first-round win over American Ryan Harrison. continue reading »

Messi Will Return for Barça’s Supercopa Match Against Atletico

Messi Will Return for Barça’s Supercopa Match Against Atletico

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi took part in practice on Monday and will be a available for this week's second leg of the Spanish Supercopa against Atletico Madrid. continue reading »

Currently Ranked No. 2, Nadal Eyeing Top Spot and US Open Title

Currently Ranked No. 2, Nadal Eyeing Top Spot and US Open Title

Spain's Rafael Nadal is heading into the U.S. Open, which begins on Monday, with an opportunity to grab the top spot in the ATP rankings from Serbia's Novak Dkojovic. continue reading »

Nadal: I have “Right Attitude” Going Into U.S. Open

Nadal: I have “Right Attitude” Going Into U.S. Open

Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who just regained the No. 2 spot in the ATP rankings, said he had the "right attitude" going into the U.S. Open, which begins on Monday. continue reading »

Colombian Soccer Idol to Dye Afro Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Colombian Soccer Idol to Dye Afro Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Colombian soccer idol Carlos "El Pibe" Valderrama announced that he will dye his famously huge mass of blond Afro hair the color pink in support of the fight against breast cancer, which takes the lives of four women a day in this South American country. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Suffers Thigh Bruise, No Muscle Tear

Lionel Messi Suffers Thigh Bruise, No Muscle Tear

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, who was injured in the first leg of Spain's Supercopa competition against Atletico Madrid and did not play in the second half, h continue reading »