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Spain’s Nadal to Face Argentina’s Del Potro in Indian Wells final

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-4, 7-5 in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, and will play Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro for the championship on Sunday. continue reading »

Spaniard Ricky Rubio Hopes to Represent Country in European Basketball Championship

Spaniard Ricky Rubio Hopes to Represent Country in European Basketball Championship

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio, a Spaniard, is continuing to adjust to the competition in the NBA after the serious injury to his left knee he suffered last season, and he said he is convinced that he will be back to normal by summer so that he can play with the Spanish national team in the European Basketball Championship. continue reading »

Cuban Pitcher Yadier Pedroso Dies in Car Accident, Age 26

Cuban Pitcher Yadier Pedroso Dies in Car Accident, Age 26

Cuban pitcher Yadier Pedroso, a member of the national baseball team that played in the 3rd World Classic, died in a traffic accident on the weekend, state media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Heads to First World Baseball Classic Semifinals

Puerto Rico Heads to First World Baseball Classic Semifinals

Puerto Rico has reached the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the first time after scoring a 4-3 victory over the United States, who were eliminated from this international competition. continue reading »

Bayern Munich-Juventus is Champions League Quartfinal Marquee Match

Bayern Munich-Juventus is Champions League Quartfinal Marquee Match

A clash between Juventus and Bayern Munich is the most exciting matchup to emerge from Friday's Champions League quarterfinal at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

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 »