Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Street named after Rafa Nadal in Spain’s Mallorca as thanks for helping clean-up of devastating October 2018 floods

Sant Llorenc des Cardassar, the epicentre of the floods, also declared the Mallorcan sporting hero as the municipality's adoptive son

Anger as cash-strapped Valencia government takes over football team

Club failed to pay off €68 million loan guaranteed by regional authorities

Spain’s Nadal reaches quarter-finals of Australian Open

RAFAEL Nadal has beaten Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16 in the Australian Open.

BMX World Tour Finals confirmed to take place in Malaga

MALAGA will play host to the BMX World Tour Finals this September. Organised by Vans, an American skateboarding apparel manufacturer, Rubén Alcántara skatepark has been...

Spaces still open for first ever MENA golf tour on European soil

The MENA Qualifying School for pros and amateurs arrives at Sotogrande’s Almenara Golf Club from February 13-16

Spain and Aston Villa goalkeeper Pepe Reina thinks he contracted coronavirus but is healthy now

PEPE Reina believes he has become the latest footballer to have coronavirus.

Who’s a lucky boy?

Phil Harris proves Friday 13th is not unlucky for everyone with Forum Golf Society win

Argentine and Ukranian heading for Malaga FC

Malaga football club has made four new signings

Gareth Bale comes to Real Madrid

Gareth Bale is finally announced as the new Madrid winger

Body found in underwater search of plane wreckage for missing Premier League star Emiliano Sala

Sala, the 28-year-old Argentine, who began his career in Spain had joined Cardiff City in a record transfer of €17m

Football shirts recycled into hospital gowns in Spain to help sick children face their ‘hardest match’

La Liga football shirts have replaced the usual green hospital robes in a bid to make child patients facing their ‘hardest match' feel stronger

Spain take revenge over Germany with a 2-1 win to claim a fifth European Under-21 Championship

Spain took revenge with the win, after the same fixture in the 2017 final ended in victory for Germany

Spain still team to beat

The Furia Roja remain top of world rankings

Gareth Bale and Real Madrid stars attacked after training

The Welsh forward has faced a torrent of abuse for his recent form

University of Gibraltar to host region’s first International Sports Law Conference on March 28 and 29

Internationally renowned speakers include Jose Maria Cruz, Juan Crespo Perez and Kevin Carpenter

Spain beats Australia but uncertainty remains for the team’s future

Rumours exist about possible retirements from Del Bosque and Xabi Alonso

WEDDING BALLS: Rafael Nadal to marry childhood sweetheart Xisca Perello after 14-year wait

The 17-times Grand Slam winner, announced the news after his loss at the Australian open to Novak Djokovic this weekend

Cudeca golf tournament at La Cala resort on June 27

La Cala Golf resort will host the popular fund-raising tournament, as it has done for the last two decades

English minnows play unexpected friendly against Spanish side

Havant & Waterlooville play 'once in a lifetime' glamour match against Spanish top flight side Real Betis after Pompey left stranded in US

Granada CF footballer tests positive for cocaine

Dani Benitez tested positive for the drug following a Li Liga match

EXCLUSIVE : Over 96% of Madrid’s hotels FULL as prices skyrocket to €26,000 for two nights on Champions League...

A two night stay on the weekend of May 31 to June 2 could be the most expensive ever in Spanish (even European history)

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Ronaldo gets 23-month jail sentence and €18.8m fine for tax evasion in Spain as Alonso maintains innocence

Unlike Ronaldo, Alonso did not accept a deal put forward by prosecutors

Spain’s Mireia Belmonte qualifies for her fourth Olympic Games

SPANISH swimmer Mireia Belmonte has qualified for her fourth Olympic Games. Belmonte is one of the most influential...

Baby blues for Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Iker Castillas

World Cup star's girlfriend not keen on name

Spaniard Angel Maria Villar takes Michel Platini’s UEFA duties

UEFA president's duties handed to a Spaniard for the first time

Switzerland stun Spain in World Cup opener

European Champions suffer shock defeat to well-drilled outfit

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

GOOD NEWS continues with new cases of COVID-19 maintaining big fall in Spain’s Valencian Community

LATEST figures released tonight(March 2) by the Valencian health ministry declared 585 new COVID-19 infections. As expected, it is...