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Messi’s Goal Record Recognized by Guinness World Records

Messi’s Goal Record Recognized by Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records has recognized FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi for setting a new mark for most goals in a calendar year - 88 and counting. continue reading »

2012: The Year According to Google Searches

2012: The Year According to Google Searches

Just like Bing and Yahoo!, Google has released its lists of the world’s most searched people, songs, films, shows and news of 2012. Surprisingly, three Brazilian telenovelas and their version of Big Brother made the list of trending TV Shows. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mariel Hawley, the first Mexican woman to achieve the so-called "triple crown" of open water swimming, told Efe Wednesday that her discipline is more demanding than long-d continue reading »

Real Madrid Loses First Copa del Rey Match

Real Madrid Loses First Copa del Rey Match

Real Madrid lost 2-1 on the road Wednesday to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their round-of-16 clash in the Copa del Rey, but the reigning cup-holders can still advance to the quarterfinals with a win here next week. continue reading »

Turkish Airlines Spot Has Leo Messi Competing with Kobe Bryant (VIDEO)

Turkish Airlines Spot Has Leo Messi Competing with Kobe Bryant (VIDEO)

Turkish Airlines recently called on sports superstars Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant for the airline's new commercial. The soccer and basketball stars are seen on a Turkish Airlines fli continue reading »

Lionel Messi Breaks Gurd Müller’s 40-Year-Old Goal Record

Lionel Messi Breaks Gurd Müller’s 40-Year-Old Goal Record

On December 9, Argentina-born soccer star with FC Barcelona Lionel Messi broke the long-standing record for number of goals scored in a single calendar year. continue reading »

Real Madrid Comes From Behind to Defeat Real Valladolid

Real Madrid Comes From Behind to Defeat Real Valladolid

Real Madrid toughed out a 3-2 come-from-behind road victory over Real Valladolid on Saturday thanks in large measure to the play of German midfielder Mesut Ozil, keeping its fading Spanish league hopes alive. continue reading »

Timberwolves Deny Rumors of Rubio Playing Friday, Any Trade Plans for Pau Gasol

Timberwolves Deny Rumors of Rubio Playing Friday, Any Trade Plans for Pau Gasol

The president of basketball operations at the Minnesota Timberwolves denied Friday that the club is trying to engineer a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers for Pau Gasol. continue reading »

Shakira Shares First Image of Baby, Posts Ultrasound

Shakira Shares First Image of Baby, Posts Ultrasound

On Thursday, Shakira's boyfriend, Piqué tweeted the ultrasound of their growing baby. Shakira retweeted the image and the pair are clearly excited about being parents. continue reading »

Messi Only Suffering From Bruise After Collision on the Field

Messi Only Suffering From Bruise After Collision on the Field

Argentine phenom Lionel Messi said Thursday that though he feared the worst after a collision during FC Barcelona's Champions League match with Benfica, the injury turned out to be only a bruise. continue reading »

Hispanic Standout:  Sara Velez Becomes 1st Woman President of Puerto Rico’s Olympic Committee

Hispanic Standout:  Sara Velez Becomes 1st Woman President of Puerto Rico’s Olympic Committee

Sara Rosario Velez has become the first female president of the Puerto Rico Olympic Committee, or Copur, after former fencing star David Bernier stepped down from the post. continue reading »

Real Madrid Tops Atletico de Madrid 2-0

Real Madrid Tops Atletico de Madrid 2-0

Real Madrid upset Atletico de Madrid 2-0 in Liga Derbi soccer at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on Saturday night. continue reading »

Hector “Macho” Camacho Laid To Rest By Family and Fans

Hector “Macho” Camacho Laid To Rest By Family and Fans

Amid tears, applause, fainting and intense cold, controversial world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was buried Saturday in New York after a four-day vigil in Puerto Rico, his native country, and in the Big Apple where he grew up and won fame. continue reading »

Tijuana Defeats Toluca 2-1, Takes Lead in Mexican Final

Tijuana Defeats Toluca 2-1, Takes Lead in Mexican Final

Tijuana defeated Toluca 2-1 on the strength of goals by Fidel Martinez and Pablo Aguilar, taking the lead in the final of the Mexican Apertura 2012 season with one match to play. continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spaniard Andres Iniesta are the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player, FIFA and France Football announced in Sao Paulo on Thursday. continue reading »