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Rafael Nadal Set to Return to Play at Brazilian Open

Rafael Nadal Set to Return to Play at Brazilian Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is No. 4 in the ATP rankings, will play next month in the Brazilian Open in Sao Paulo, tournament organizers said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Basketball Coach Paco Olmos Signs with Puerto Rico’s BSN

Spanish Basketball Coach Paco Olmos Signs with Puerto Rico’s BSN

Spaniard Paco Olmos is now the coach of the Santurce Cangrejeros, one of the 10 clubs in Puerto Rico's BSN pro basketball league. Olmos said at a press continue reading »

Singer Shakira Calls her Father her “Weakness”

Singer Shakira Calls her Father her “Weakness”

Colombian songstress Shakira said that her father is her "weakness," during a presentation in Barcelona of the book "Al Viento y al Azar" (To the Winds and to Chance) by her dad, continue reading »

Australian Open: Spain’s David Ferrer Wins First Round

Australian Open: Spain’s David Ferrer Wins First Round

Spain's David Ferrer, the No. 4 seed, continued his recent winning ways on Monday, defeating Belgium's Olivier Rochus 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open. continue reading »

Spain Leads Once Again in Organ Transplants

Spain Leads Once Again in Organ Transplants

Spain in 2012 kept its world leadership in organ transplants with 4,211 procedures, the director of the National Transplants Organization, or ONT, said Tuesday. continue reading »

Ibrahimovic Says Messi is Too Short and There are 10 Better than Ronaldo

Ibrahimovic Says Messi is Too Short and There are 10 Better than Ronaldo

The always controversial Swedish footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has some unkind words for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Recently the hot-tempered striker told an Argentine news source, continue reading »

Madrid Star Cristiano Ronalds Defends His Much-Criticized Coach Mourinho

Madrid Star Cristiano Ronalds Defends His Much-Criticized Coach Mourinho

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo spoke up in defense of the club's much-criticized coach, Jose Mourinho, calling his Portuguese compatriot "the best in the world." continue reading »

Spanish Government Looks for Cost-Cutting in Its Diplomatic Offices

Spanish Government Looks for Cost-Cutting in Its Diplomatic Offices

Spain's foreign minister said Monday that he is open to sharing diplomatic, trade and cultural offices abroad with Latin American countries under certain circumstances. continue reading »

Spanish Railway Opertor Eusko Tren Looking into Investments in Uruguay

Spanish Railway Opertor Eusko Tren Looking into Investments in Uruguay

Spanish railway operator Eusko Tren has confirmed its interest in investing in Uruguay and presented a plan to Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, the press reported Sunday, citing company executives. continue reading »

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Mexican authorities have found alive two Spanish cousins who disappeared six days ago in the western state of Michoacan, the possible victims of a kidnaping, officials told Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Looks to Invest in Uruguayan Rail Network

Spanish Firm Looks to Invest in Uruguayan Rail Network

Spanish railway operator Eusko Tren has confirmed its interest in investing in Uruguay and presented a plan to Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, the press reported Sunday, citing company executives. continue reading »

Brazilian Government OKs Power Line Run by Spanish Firm

Brazilian Government OKs Power Line Run by Spanish Firm

Brazil's environmental protection agency said it has granted Spanish company Isolux Energia a license to operate a power transmission line between the southeastern states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

EU Questions Google’s Dominance of Web Searches

EU Questions Google’s Dominance of Web Searches

European Union antitrust regulators have accused Google of diverting web traffic from its competitors. According to Businessweek, the EU has asked that Google submit concessions to settle what it calls an ‘antitrust probe’. continue reading »

Spanish Prince Opens 2013 Handball World Championship in Madrid

Spanish Prince Opens 2013 Handball World Championship in Madrid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe presided Friday over the inauguration of the 2013 Men's Handball World Championship in Madrid. Felipe, honorary chairman of the organizing committee, watched the first days' events on Friday from the official box, together with Spanish Olympic Committee President Alejandro Blanco and others, as Spain debuted against Algeria. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Within the European Union, Spanish firms are among the least involved in innovation cooperation with institutions or companies based elsewhere in the region, the EU's statistics agency said Friday. continue reading »