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

Spain and Portugal join forces for 2030 football World Cup bid

Bids are due to begin in 2022 with a decision on the hosts to be made by FIFA two years later

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Deadline day dinosaur swap as Sevilla swoop in to secure Gunners mascot

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Artful Dodger: Neymar becomes Spain’s most wanted alleged tax evader

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Michael Schumacher moved to villa in Spain’s Mallorca purchased from Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez

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European beach handball tournament returns to resort popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

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Swiss tennis star Roger Federer tops Forbes’ rich-list as Barcelona legend Messi joins exclusive club

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Incredible sportsmanship goes viral as Spanish triathlete sacrifices podium slot to British rival

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Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in talks with Spurs for move back to UK

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Veteran who slew Celtic is setting his sights on an upset against Rangers

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La Liga Kits 2020: The good the bad and the downright detestable

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Spain F1 ace Alonso begins transition into full time return with announcement of 2020 plans

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Rangers ‘will get a match to remember’ in Gibraltar says midfield maestro

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New futsbal and basketball facilities coming to Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol as part of huge plan to...

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Best Apps and Websites for Up to Date Sports Action& Info

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New coach for Elche as return to La Liga top flight starts soon for fans on Spain´s Costa...

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Barcelona FC legend Lionel Messi requests transfer after 20 years at the club amid legal battle

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Shock departure for coach who secured top La Liga soccer for Spain’s Costa Blanca two days earlier

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Top flight La Liga soccer returns to Spain’s Costa Blanca after five-year gap

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LEWIS Hamilton made Formula 1 history with a lights to flag victory at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.

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