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Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Spanish soccer powerhouses Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in Forbes magazine's 2014 list of the most valuable sports franchises on the planet. continue reading »

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid and Portugal's Benfica have reached an agreement that will bring Slovenian international goalkeeper Jan Oblak to Spain, the La Liga club said Wednesday. continue reading »

Shakira Comforts Pique After Spain’s Lackluster World Cup Appearance

Shakira Comforts Pique After Spain’s Lackluster World Cup Appearance

Colombian singer Shakira, who will perform in Sunday's World Cup closing ceremony, said her boyfriend, Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique, was still trying to get over his team's ouster from the tournament. continue reading »

3 Injured During 6th Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

3 Injured During 6th Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Three men were injured but none were gored in the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival on Saturday in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, featuring bulls from the Fuente Ymbro estate. continue reading »

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Spanish veteran big man Pau Gasol has rejected an initial contract offer from the Los Angeles Lakers and is reportedly trying to decide whether to sign with the Chicago Bulls or the reigning-champion San Antonio Spurs. continue reading »

Spanish Firm to Develop New Oil Field in Ecuador

Spanish Firm to Develop New Oil Field in Ecuador

Spanish oil major Repsol said it plans to develop a new oil field in Ecuador that could yield between 5 million and 6 million barrels of crude. continue reading »

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spain's Iberdrola Ingenieria and Gamesa have been awarded a contract to build a 50 MW wind farm in Honduras, Iberdrola said Wednesday in a statement. continue reading »

Second Day Of Running of Bulls: 3 Injured

Second Day Of Running of Bulls: 3 Injured

A Briton, a Japanese man and a local resident were injured Tuesday in the second running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, officials said. continue reading »

Thousands Kick Off Spain’s San Fermin Festival

Thousands Kick Off Spain’s San Fermin Festival

Thousands of people turned out Sunday in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona to celebrate the start of the San Fermin festival, known around the world for its daily running of the bulls. continue reading »

Spanish Woman Who Stabbed Young Daughter’s Teacher Faces Murder Charge in France

Spanish Woman Who Stabbed Young Daughter’s Teacher Faces Murder Charge in France

The Spanish woman of Moroccan origin who stabbed her daughter's teacher to death in the southern French town of Albi has been accused of homicide, local media reported Saturday. continue reading »

Pamplona Gets Ready For the Popular Running of the Bulls

Pamplona Gets Ready For the Popular Running of the Bulls

On the eve of its popular San Fermin festival, Pamplona has everything ready for the enjoyment and excitement of some 200,000 locals plus thousands attracted from all parts of Spain and all over the world. continue reading »

Beloved Spanish Journalist Celso Collazo Dies, Age 92

Beloved Spanish Journalist Celso Collazo Dies, Age 92

Spanish journalist Celso Collazo Lema, who made his name as a foreign correspondent, died Friday, family members said. He was 92. Collazo was part of the "intermediate generation" who brought news of the wider world to Spain as the country emerged from isolation in the years leading up to the restoration of democracy in the 1970s. continue reading »

Prince Royce Cancels 3 Upcoming Concerts in Spain

Prince Royce Cancels 3 Upcoming Concerts in Spain

Singer Prince Royce announced in Miami that he was calling off the three concerts he had scheduled for this weekend in Spain due to "the failure of local promoters to meet their obligations."I feel terrible about having to disappoint my fans in Spain," Prince Royce said in a communique, adding that the promoters' noncompliance was "beyond his control." continue reading »

Spain’s New King and Queen Meet the Pope

Spain’s New King and Queen Meet the Pope

Pope Francis on Monday welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the Vatican. continue reading »

Spanish Scientists Discover Issues With Satellite Sensors

Spanish Scientists Discover Issues With Satellite Sensors

The 2011-2012 eruption of El Hierro Volcano in Spain's Canary Islands caused such changes in the surrounding sea that it became a bank of opportunities for all kinds of scientific projects, like the one that just found flaws in the sensors of three earth-observation satellites. continue reading »