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Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

A goal by Cesc Fabregas in minute 84 got Barcelona through a dull game played with little intensity against Levante to win 1-0, a match during which Tito Vilanova's squad was looking ahead to next Tuesday's clash with Bayern of Munich in the Champions League semifinals. continue reading »

Gored Spanish Bullfighter Returns to Operating Room

Gored Spanish Bullfighter Returns to Operating Room

Bullfighter Julian "El Juli" Lopez was back on the operating table Saturday afternoon at the Sagrado Corazon Clinic in Seville after the wound he suffered from a bad goring Friday began getting worse, sources close to the Madrid matador told Efe. continue reading »

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal topped Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) on Saturday and will attempt to win his ninth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters title when he takes on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final. continue reading »

After Following Ponce de Leon’s Footsteps, Spaniard Wants to Cross Pacific With Jet Ski

After Following Ponce de Leon’s Footsteps, Spaniard Wants to Cross Pacific With Jet Ski

After a solo crossing of 21 days by jet ski, Spanish navigator Alvaro de Marichalar completed the route sailed by explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon when he discovered Florida 500 years ago, and now plans a four-month crossing of the Pacific Ocean, which will be his longest and perhaps last important feat. continue reading »

Former Spanish Politician Poses Topless on Magazine Cover

Former Spanish Politician Poses Topless on Magazine Cover

A socialist former Spanish councilwoman recently posed topless on the cover of a Spanish magazine. Olvido Hormigos Carpio, who faced controversy after her lover shared a video she'd sent him, p continue reading »

Spanish Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez Plans to Wed Again

Spanish Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez Plans to Wed Again

Spanish bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez plans to wed a young attorney, Lourdes Montes, at a Sept. 14 ceremony where the matador's daughter by his first marriage will act as matron of honor. continue reading »

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid has wrested the title of world's most valuable soccer club away from Manchester United, while FC Barcelona took third place on Forbes magazine's list, published Wednesday. continue reading »

U.S. Returns Stolen 16th Century Spanish Tapestry 34 Years After Theft

U.S. Returns Stolen 16th Century Spanish Tapestry 34 Years After Theft

The U.S. government has just returned a rare 16th century Spanish tapestry some 34 years after it was stolen from the Aragon, Spain national cathedral. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

Spanish Government: Royal Family and Monarchy Here to Stay

Spanish Government: Royal Family and Monarchy Here to Stay

Spanish government has announced its commitment to maintaining a monarch and Spain's royal family. This confidence vote comes at a time when the monarchy is under seige for various reasons. continue reading »

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Wins Chinese Grand Prix for Ferrari

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Wins Chinese Grand Prix for Ferrari

Spain's Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) won the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday in Shanghai, taking the third race of the year on the F1 circuit. "The whole weekend has been unbelievable. The race was fantastic continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy has Private Audience with Pope Francis

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy has Private Audience with Pope Francis

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had a private meeting with Pope Francis, the meeting lasted for 24 minutes in the Private Library of the Vatican. continue reading »

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican adventurer Abraham Levy, who in 2008 kayaked 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) along the coasts of his country, will try to row it alone from Spain to Mexico in a boat equipped with the latest in 21st-century navigation technology. continue reading »

Spain’s “Blancanieves” Receives Ariel Nomination for Best Ibero-American Picture

Spain’s “Blancanieves” Receives Ariel Nomination for Best Ibero-American Picture

The big winner in Spain's Goya film awards, "Blancanieves," has been nominated for Mexico's Ariel prize in the category of best Ibero-American picture. continue reading »

Spanish CEO: Economy Will Emerge Healthier After Crisis

Spain will emerge from the current crisis with a much healthier economy, Spanish power giant Iberdrola's CEO, Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan, said here Thursday during an event at Harvard University. continue reading »