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Spanish Prince Felipe Affirms Country’s Commitment to Olympic Principles

Spanish Prince Felipe Affirms Country’s Commitment to Olympic Principles

Spain is firmly committed to the principles of the Olympic movement, Crown Prince Felipe said Wednesday during a dinner at the royal palace for International Olympic Committee representatives who are here to evaluate Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Summer Games. continue reading »

PM Rajoy: Spanish Government Will Revise 2013 Economic Outlook

PM Rajoy: Spanish Government Will Revise 2013 Economic Outlook

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday that his government will almost certainly revise its economic outlook for 2013. He made the remarks in Parliament to the leader of the main opposition Socialists continue reading »

Spanish Firms Expect to do More Business in LatAm Than Spain by 2016

Spanish Firms Expect to do More Business in LatAm Than Spain by 2016

Ninety-five percent of the big Spanish companies intend to increase their sales in Latin America over the next three years, while only half of them expect to see increased sales in North America or Eastern Europe. continue reading »

IOC Inspects Madrid’s Olympic Park for 2020 Bid

IOC Inspects Madrid’s Olympic Park for 2020 Bid

The Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee on Tuesday showed IOC representatives the strong public support for the city's bid, presented proof of its financial ability to host the Games and unveiled what it hopes will be its trump card: the Olympic Park. continue reading »

Spain Sees its Investments in LatAm as Secure

Spain Sees its Investments in LatAm as Secure

Spain's top official for relations with Latin America said Tuesday that the investments of Spanish companies in Latin America are safe despite the problems in specific countries such as Argentina and Bolivia. continue reading »

Prince Felipe of Spain Invites Pope Francis to Visit

Prince Felipe of Spain Invites Pope Francis to Visit

Pope Francis asked Tuesday after the health of King Juan Carlos in his conversation with Crown Prince Felipe, who invited the pontiff to visit Spain with these words: "We will be delighted if you come." continue reading »

Spanish Researchers Examine New Mechanism for Development of Cancer

Spanish Researchers Examine New Mechanism for Development of Cancer

A team of Spanish researchers has examined a new mechanism contributing to the development of various tumors, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The results, published in Nature Genetics, link cancer fo continue reading »

Madrid 2020 Olympic Organzing Committee Ready to Present to IOC

Madrid 2020 Olympic Organzing Committee Ready to Present to IOC

Madrid is preparing its bid for the 2020 Olympics through its Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee. The Madrid committee will meet with International Olympic Committee officials this week. continue reading »

Spain Investigating Video of Soliders Kicking Iraqi Prisoner 10 Years Ago

Spain Investigating Video of Soliders Kicking Iraqi Prisoner 10 Years Ago

The Spanish Defense Ministry will investigate the authenticity of a video apparently showing Spanish soldiers kicking an Iraqi prisoner on the Diwaniya base 10 years ago, an event that - if true - would be the continue reading »

Spain’s Alvaro de Marichalar to Retrace Ponce de Leon Voyage on Jet Ski

Spain’s Alvaro de Marichalar to Retrace Ponce de Leon Voyage on Jet Ski

Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar will depart from San Juan for Florida this week on board a jet ski on a journey of 1,624 nautical miles through the Caribbean without any support vessels nearby. continue reading »

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Finishes 2nd to Kimi Raikkonenat Australian Grand Prix

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Finishes 2nd to Kimi Raikkonenat Australian Grand Prix

Brazil's Felipe Massa finishes 4th. Finland's Kimi Raikkonen - driving for Lotus - has taken the early lead in the 2013 international Formula One continue reading »

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 »

Crown Prince Meets with NATO Official in Madrid

Crown Prince Meets with NATO Official in Madrid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe held talks in Madrid Friday with the chairman of the NATO Military Committee about Madrid's contribution to the missions of the Atlantic Alliance and the organization's main international projects and challenges. 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 »