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NTT IndyCar Series: Alex Palou could defend his title and become a 2x champion

With eight races remaining in the HTT IndyCar Series season, the top of the leaderboard is exceptionally tight, with only 67 points separating first...

Vandals topple statue of tennis star David Ferrer in home city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

VANDALS have damaged a metal statue of former tennis star David Ferrer in his home city of Javea. The statue on a section of the...

Match fixers who targeted Spanish and Gibraltar football leagues arrested

POLICE have busted a football match-fixing ring that operated in Spain and Gibraltar. Investigators say the network had made more than €500,000, mostly on illicit...

Man arrested for US-Spain basketball team scam?

A MALAGA man has been arrested for a scam involving the Spanish and US basketball federations in which he pocketed $143,400. The 63-year-old man was...

Spain’s Rugby World Cup expulsion appeal fails

SPAIN has lost its appeal over its exclusion from the 2023 Rugby World Cup for twice fielding the same ineligible player in qualifying matches. An...

WATCH: Dramatic moment Spanish coach dives in to save synchronised swimmer 

SPANISH swim coach Andrea Fuentes dived in fully clothed after one of her swimmers fainted during a performance in the World Championship pool.  Anita Alvarez,...

Madrid wants Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix to move from Barcelona to Spain’s capital

MADRID has officially expressed a desire to host the Spanish Grand Prix after the current Formula One contract with the Circuit de Barcelona expires. Madrid’s...

Valencia CF in Spain unveils plan to finish off abandoned new stadium project that started in 2007

PLANS to finally complete Valencia CF's Nou Mestalla stadium have been unveiled which could seat up to 70,000 spectators and have a solar-powered roof. Valencia's...

Spain’s Rafa Nadal plans Wimbledon bid despite problems with right foot

RAFA Nadal has told journalists in Mallorca on Friday that he plans to play at Wimbledon which starts on June 27. 36-year-old Nadal won the...

From Arteta to Klopp: Football stars flock to Spain’s Mallorca

MALLORCA appears to be in vogue for the footballing giants of today. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was spotted playing a game of padel with PSV...

Spain agrees to pay women footballers same as men on national team

SPAIN’S football federation will from now on pay male and female players equally for representing their country. The agreement announced on Tuesday covers the next...

Spain’s tennis ace Rafa Nadal and Xisca Perelló are expecting their first child

JUST days after he swept into the record books for winning the French Open for the 14th time, Rafael Nadal has another reason to...

National youth tennis tournament gets underway in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE National Tennis Circuit for under 16s is underway in Estepona. The National Tennis Circuit RPT Marca-Young Promises 2022 is taking place in the Malaga...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada to host five gruelling sporting events this summer

OUTDOOR sport lovers will have the chance to put their endurance and altitude fitness to test this summer in Spain’s Sierra Nevada National Park. Not...

Cricket tournament comes to Madrid as sport grows in popularity in Spain

CRICKET has been added to the sporting itinerary of Madrid in celebration of it being named as the World Capital of Sport. The Madrid Cricket...

Back of the net! England stars herald a bumper summer for Spain as they arrive in Marbella and Ibiza

SPAIN scores with the sporty set and it looks like it’s game-on for another outbreak of footy fever this summer.  Barely had the season ended...

Ronaldo hits the Santiago de Compostela trail in Spain

RONALDO, the former Brazilian footballing superstar not to be confused with namesake Cristiano, who famously struggled with his weight, may well shed a few...

IN PICS: Tennis star Carlos Alcaraz attends unveiling of massive tribute mural in his home town in Spain’s Murcia

MURCIA tennis star, Carlos Alcaraz, returned to his home town of El Palmar on Monday to see the inauguration of a 400 square-metre mural...

Spain’s Real Madrid attacks French authorities for Champions League final chaos

CHAMPIONS League winners Real Madrid have attacked French authorities over the organisation of last Saturday's final against Liverpool. The La Liga champions secured the trophy...

Gareth Bale calls time on Real Madrid career in Spain’s La Liga

GARETH BALE'S nine year stint in Spain has come to an end. The Welshman bade farewell to Real Madrid after notching up 258 appearances in...

IN PICS: Celebrations in Spain’s capital as Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League final

ACROSS the city Real Madrid fans erupted in joy as the whistle blew to end the match in Stade de France on Saturday night. Scenes...

Spain lodges appeal against Rugby World Cup expulsion for fielding ineligible player

SPAIN has lodged a formal appeal against the country being thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup for fielding an ineligible player in...

Footballer Jack Grealish spotted partying in Spain’s Ibiza days after Man City crowned premier league champions

MAN CITY playmaker and Brummy heartthrob Jack Grealish jetted off to Ibiza just a day after taking part in an open top bus celebration...

Malaga policeman to swim Strait of Gibraltar TWICE to aid children cancer charity

A LOCAL Malaga policeman will take a huge plunge as he aims to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Twenty-two thousand strokes to cross the Strait...

F1’s Sebastian Vettel chases thieves in Barcelona following Spanish GP

F1 driver Sebastian Vettel was in a race of a different kind when he tried to chase down thieves who had snatched his bag. The...

Queen’s baton to arrive in Gibraltar for Commonwealth Games

THE baton for the 2022 Commonwealth games in Birmingham will arrive in Gibraltar on May 30. The rock will be the 64th destination of the...

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