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TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

Can Garbiñe Muguruza Spring a Surprise at the 2022 French Open?

There’s that old saying that "form is temporary, class is permanent" when it comes to sport. Supporters of Spanish tennis will be hoping that’s true...

Rangers’ dream dashed in Spain’s Sevilla after losing Europa League Final on penalties

OVER 100,000 Rangers fans descended on Sevilla for the Europa League Final on Wednesday only to be agonisingly beaten on penalties by Eintracht Frankfurt. The...

Sevilla bars expected to sell an extra half a million pints a day as Rangers fans flood into Spain...

BAR owners in Spain’s Sevilla welcomed the economic boost brought by big-drinking Rangers and Frankfurt fans flooding into the city for the UEFA Europa...

IN PICS: Rangers fans crowd into Sevilla ahead of Europa League final as heatwave hits Spain

THE streets of Sevilla are filling with bare chested Rangers fans turning pink in the scorching sun as they drink pints ahead of one...

Will Rafael Nadal conquer the US Open in 2022?

It might still be a little too early to be discussing whether Rafael Nadal will be able to win the US Open in 2022,...

WATCH:  New Zealand’s All Blacks perform Haka outside Madrid’s Royal Palace ahead of Spain rugby friendly

CROWDS gathered to watch an unusual spectacle outside Madrid’s Royal Palace on Monday as the Classic All Blacks performed a ‘haka’. Feet stomping, thigh slapping...

Prices soar as Spain’s Sevilla prepares for Scots invasion ahead of Rangers match

SEVILLA is bracing itself for an invasion of Scottish football fans ahead of Wednesday when Glasgow Rangers take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa...

Football woes: Sunderland fan flies via Menorca to watch Wembley match as cheaper than train

A SUNDERLAND football fan has decided to fly to London via Menorca as it's cheaper than a rail ticket to reach Wembley. James Jelly, 33,...

Spanish cyclist dies during Moroccan endurance race across Sahara Desert

A SPANISH cyclist died on May 10 competing in a Moroccan desert endurance race. Ernesto Escolano, 50, was taken to Mohammed VI University Hospital in...

Thousands of Rangers fans to descend on Spain’s Sevilla for Europa League Final

THE Europa League final kicks off on Wednesday May 18 at 9pm as Frankfurt take on Rangers at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in Sevilla. Rangers...

The Sport Events That Generate the Most Bets

We all know it, sports betting is enjoying phenomenal international success. The estimated worldwide revenue for the sports betting industry is between $700 billion and $1...

Countdown begins for Ronda’s iconic 101 Legion race: Timetable and Interesting facts

AFTER a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda will once again be staging its iconic 101K race this weekend, May13 and 15,...

Athlete dies during Ironman race in Alcudia on Spanish island of Mallorca

A PARTICIPANT in Alucidia’s Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Spain’s Mallorca died during the race on Saturday. Ironman is a long-distance triathlon, consisting of a swim,...

Teenage tennis starlet Carlos Alcaraz climbs to number six in the world after Madrid Open win in Spain

MURCIA'S Carlos Alcaraz, who turned 19 on Thursday, has climbed to six in the world rankings after winning the Madrid Open on Sunday. The El...

Keep on running: Spain awarded gold & silver medals in survey revealing Europe’s best marathon destinations

SPAIN has the best cities in Europe to run a marathon, according to a recent survey. Indeed, THREE of the top five running destinations are...

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

Marbella founded MTK Global boxing management company closes down after US sanctions on Kinahan Irish crime cartel

US government sanctions on the Kinahan Irish mafia cartel have claimed their first business casualty. The MTK Global boxing management company has closed its doors...

Almost 300 athletes taking part in Sunday morning Twin Triathlons on Spain’s Orihuela Costa

A HUGE Triathlon event is to take place on Orihuela Costa this Sunday, May 1. Some 290 athletes are taking part, a new record for...

Spain booted out of 2023 Rugby World Cup in France for playing an ineligible player twice

SPAIN has been thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France after fielding an ineligible player in two qualifying matches. The decision was...

Why Spanish football fans are flocking to support Wycombe Wanderers

FOOTBALL League One team Wycombe Wanderers have won an unlikely Spanish fanbase, with 100 fans flying over from Spain to watch the League One...

Murcia’s Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest Spanish tennis player to break into world top 10 since Rafa Nadal

MURCIA'S Carlos Alcaraz is a world number nine ranked player, following Sunday's Barcelona Open final win against fellow-Spaniard, Pablo Carreno Busta. He becomes the youngest...

Judge in Spain says Real Madrid and Barcelona can be punished for trying to set up aborted European Super...

A Madrid judge has lifted restrictions that stopped footballing bodies UEFA and FIFA penalising clubs who signed up to the rebel European Super League. Sofia...

The biggest sports in Spain

In the world of sports, Spain is renowned for Real Madrid CF, Barcelona CF, La Furia Roja (Spain’s men’s national team), Rafael Nadal (King...

Iconic 101km ultra long race in Spain’s Ronda returns this year with a record number of participants

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda’s iconic ultra long race returns with a record number of participants. This twenty-third edition, which...

Spain’s Malaga to host Davis Cup Finals in 2022-23

MALAGA has been selected to host the knockout stage of the Davis Cup for two years. Malaga had originally been chosen as one of the...

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