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Spain Maintains Clear Dominance on FIFA World Ranking List

Spain Maintains Clear Dominance on FIFA World Ranking List

Spain's national soccer team is maintaining its clear dominance on the FIFA world ranking list for March, where there have been scarcely any changes among the relative positions of countries in the top 10 except continue reading »

Mexican Boxer Juan Manuel Marquez Says No 5th Bout with Pacquiao

Mexican Boxer Juan Manuel Marquez Says No 5th Bout with Pacquiao

Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez, the former World Boxing Organization light-welterweight champion, has ruled out a fifth bout against Filipino Manny Pacquiao and instead mentioned Americans Timot continue reading »

Atlante FC and Puebla Advance to Semifinals of Copa MX Tourney

Atlante FC and Puebla Advance to Semifinals of Copa MX Tourney

Atlante and Puebla both eked out victories in penalty shootouts and will square off in the semifinals of the Copa MX tournament, while the other final-four match-up of that Mexican cup competition will pit America against Cruz Azul. continue reading »

Malaga Advances to Champions League Quarterfinals

Malaga Advances to Champions League Quarterfinals

Malaga will be playing in its first Champions League quarterfinals after a 2-0 win Wednesday over Porto in the second leg of their elimination contest. continue reading »

Pique Shares Personal Family Photo with Twitter

Pique Shares Personal Family Photo with Twitter

The first "family photo" of music icon Shakira and Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique with their new baby appeared on Twitter. continue reading »

Madrid Olympic Organizing Committee has “Blockbuster Project” in Store

Madrid Olympic Organizing Committee has “Blockbuster Project” in Store

The Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee has "a blockbuster project" for the Games that would leave "the best legacy for the city, the country and the Olympic movement," the body's chief, Spanis continue reading »

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Legally Recognizes His 2nd Child Out of Wedlock

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Legally Recognizes His 2nd Child Out of Wedlock

In Latino sports news, Diego Armando Maradona legally recognized a baby born last month to his ex-girlfriend as his legal offspring. This is his fourth child and second child born out of wedlock. continue reading »

Messi’s Golden Foot Goes on Sale for $5 Million

Messi’s Golden Foot Goes on Sale for $5 Million

At this point in his career, it is easy to argue that Barça's Lionel Messi is currently the best player in professional soccer right now. However, not many would have guessed being the best meant people wanted a solid go continue reading »

Dominican Gold Medalist Felix Sanchez Honored with Laureus Sports Awards

Dominican Gold Medalist Felix Sanchez Honored with Laureus Sports Awards

In Latino sports news, outstanding athletes were honored in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Laureus Sports Awards. Dominican gold medalist, Dominican Felix Sanchez, received the comeback athlete of the year. continue reading »

Wilberto Cosme Wins It for Queretaro in Clausura 2013

Wilberto Cosme Wins It for Queretaro in Clausura 2013

In Mexican soccer news Quertaro won over Tijuana in the 10th week of Mexico's Clausura 2013 futbol tournament. Colombia's Wilberto Cosme was scored the lone goal for Queretaro. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up to Help Preserve Mangrove Forests

Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up to Help Preserve Mangrove Forests

In Latino sports news Cristiano Ronaldo has announced he will serve as goodwill ambassador for Mangrove the Care Forum in an effort to preserve mangroves forest being destroyed by global warming and natural disasters. continue reading »

Maria Sharapova Beats Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova Beats Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at Indian Wells

Russia's Maria Sharapova beat Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the Round of 16 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. The 25-year-old Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, had a fight on her hands in the first set with Suarez, who used continue reading »

Yankees Pitcher Mariano Rivera Says 2013 Will Be Last Season

Yankees Pitcher Mariano Rivera Says 2013 Will Be Last Season

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, widely considered the greatest relief pitcher of all time, said Saturday that he will call it a career at the end of the 2013 season. continue reading »

Multiple Hollywood Studios Looking to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic

Multiple Hollywood Studios Looking to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic

Film studio Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to an untitled project about the rise and fall of American former road cyclist Lance Armstrong, a subject that Paramount Pictures also is planning to bring to the big screen. continue reading »

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchenster United Denies Wayne Rooney Leaving

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson on Friday dismissed speculation by the British press that Wayne Rooney may leave the club after the end of this season, saying the star forward is not going anywhere. continue reading »