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Why was Sergio Ramos left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad?

FOOTBALL fans were left stunned after the veteran defender Sergio Ramos was left out Luis Enrique's Euro 2020 Spain squad. Many were surprised by the...

How padel tennis arrived in Spain thanks to Marbella’s ‘father figure’ Alfonso De Hohenlohe

A NEW tin of balls and a satisfying thwack. The squeak of the trainer's sole pivoting and a sweaty outstretched arm, pleading and praying...

GIANT KILLERS! But just who are the Yellow Submarine, the team that conquered mighty Manchester Utd?

VILLAREAL's victory over the mighty Manchester United really is a David vs Goliath story. The Yellow Submarine, as Villareal are known, won the match...

THEY DID IT! Spain’s Villareal beat Manchester United in Europa League final to win first ever major title

Needless to say, celebrations in Castellon look set to continue throughout the rest of the week.

Part-time football club on the Costa Blanca becomes the first to be listed on Spain’s stock exchange

AN Alicante area football club will be the first in Spain to be listed on the national stock exchange. The news came after Sant Joan-based...

Michael Schumacher’s family buy land in Spain’s Mallorca to raise horses

The plot is only a stone's throw away from the mansion the Formula One legend's wife purchased in 2017

‘FOUL PLAY’ as sexist comments are heard via an open microphone before TV coverage of women’s football match in...

SPAIN'S public broadcaster, RTVE, is trying to find out whether one of its employees made sexist remarks before a telecast of a women's football...

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

Adrenaline junkies can now enjoy the longest zipline in Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIA’S longest zipline has finally opened its doors to thrillseekers. The inauguration of the zipline, located at Sunview Park, north of Alhaurin de la Torre,...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

Police dismantle nationwide sports doping gang with centres across Spain’s Andalucia

A DOPING gang that has allegedly been operating at the centre of Spain's cycling world has been busted by police with raids across Andalucia....

“He’s a bit good”: How a 17-year-old from Murcia is taking the motorcycle racing world by storm

SPAIN has often been called the mecca for motorcycle racing, with world champions being cultivated from the moment they can sit on a bike....

Expat runner Cristina Hodgson takes home bronze in Spain’s Andalucia Running Championship

OLIVE PRESS writer Cristina Hodgson switched out reporting for racing last weekend - with incredible results.  The 46-year-old expat, who celebrates her birthday today, took...

WE ALL LIVE IN…: Castellon’s Villareal knock out Arsenal and make it through to their first ever Europa League...

Another English club, Manchester United, now awaits Villareal in the final in Gdansk (Poland) on May 26.

Discover the thrill of wakeboarding at Cordoba’s Xtreme Gene Watersports—and the benefits of lake water in hydrating and steaming...

BEING sport mad as I am, any opportunity to try new, exciting and thrill-seeking sport is a must on my bucket list, even if...

AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Juventus Launch Breakaway Competition after 6 English Teams Quit Super League

The European Super League got off to a rocky start on Tuesday, April 20th, when six of the English Premier League teams decided to...

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona BBQ lands him in hot water with Spain’s La Liga

A bit of team bonding involving Lionel Messi and his FC Barcelona teammates has ended up in a La Liga investigation. The 33-year-old Argentine ace...

Home Field to Give Spain a Huge Advantage in Euro 2020 Group

Euro 2020 has seen a year delay but is finally on the horizon and the tournament this time around has a very different feel...

Why the European Super League Would Have Been Bad for La Liga

In just a short few days, the European Super League went from being announced to shelved and left for another day as the backlash...

Red Reigns Supreme: Ducati take historic victory as Quartararo fades in Spain’s Andalucia

AUSSIE Jack Miller stormed to a commanding victory under the Andalucian sunshine in yesterday's Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera. ...

Spain mulls allowing football fans back in stadiums to cheer on teams

FOOTBALL fans may be allowed back into stadiums to cheer on their teams under plans being considered by the government and the sport's organising...

Livin’ La Vida Liga!: European Super League plan throws spotlight on Real Madrid – Barcelona rivalry in Spain

IN case you have been living under a rugby ball sized rock recently, the media has gone into meltdown over plans for a European...

HOWZAT!: Cricket taking root in Spain as European Cricket Championship tournament set for Malaga

WHILE many sports in Spain have been playing on a sticky wicket during the pandemic, one is booming – cricket. It may come as a...

Will Spanish clubs be next to withdraw from European Super League after English football’s ‘big six’ break away?

ALL remaining European teams, including Spain’s Real Madrid and Barcelona,  are considering their involvement in the plans for the European Super League after all...

Spanish government condemns plans for Super League as Real Madrid president insists it’s the only way to “save football”

THE Spanish government has spoken out against the formation of a breakaway Super League by 12 clubs including Real Madrid and Barça and Atletico...

Spain’s La Liga slams Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, and Real Madrid for forming new European Super League

LA LIGA president, Javier Tebas, has attacked the 12 founding members of a breakaway European Super League that includes three Spanish clubs. Barcelona, Atletico Madrid...

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