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Spanish 14-year-old junior motorcycle racer dies after crash during championship race

A 14-year-old motorcycle racer died during a junior championship race in northeastern Spain on Sunday after being hit by another rider. Hugo Millán was involved...

This is how much Spain will pay their Olympic gold medal winners

Team Spain’s athletes who win gold at this year's Olympics will be immortalised in the national memory. But prestige isn't the only thing driving...

Spain and the Olympic Games: Full schedule for Tokyo 2020

THE delayed Olympic Games are edging ever closer, a year later than planned due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There will be no fans present due to...

Queen Letizia of Spain sports vibrant red as she wishes luck to Spanish team ahead of Olympics

THE Queen of Spain sported a scarlet dress when she met the Spanish Olympic team on Friday.  Queen Letizia dressed in the traditional Spanish shade...

Extreme E: The new green motorsport with Spanish roots joins race to help the planet

A NEW type of motorsport launched this year, and its competitors are racing not just for glory, but also for the planet, writes Shannon...

From Rome to coming home: An Englishman in Spain shares the rollercoaster ride that was the Euros 2020

Jon Clarke on the rollercoaster ride of supporting England, including tickets in Rome in the quarters, then at home for the final

A long weekend of two halves: the agonies and ecstasies of getting married in Gibraltar when the Euros are...

SOMETHING OLD, something new, something borrowed and something blue. That just about sums up our weekend in Gibraltar. Two very important events occurred almost simultaneously as...

View from Spain: The ecstasy and agony of England fans watching Euro 2020 final from abroad

THE ecstasy and the agony were lived in equal measure across Spain where England fans saw their team fall at the final hurdle in...

Beach rugby tournament hosted on the Sabinillas beachfront in the Costa del Sol

A FIVE-A-SIDE beach rugby tournament took place on the Sabinillas beachfront on Saturday (July 10). The tournament, which lasted the entire day (10:00-20:00), had players...

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the expat in Spain who took on Tyson and Holyfield in their prime

By Andrew McInnes MOST expat residents in Spain are entirely unaware that they have a legend of professional heavyweight boxing living in their midst. A man...

England football fans pepper-sprayed by police in Spain’s Magaluf during Euro semi-final celebrations

ENGLISH football fans in Magaluf, celebrating the 2-1 semi-final victory over Denmark, were pepper-sprayed by local police in efforts to control the festivities, on...

REVEALED: How police prevented violent battle between Polish and Spanish football hooligans during Euro 2020

Details have emerged of the exhaustive ‘anti-ultra’ operation carried out by the Policia Nacional against football hooligans. The force prevented three separate groups of dangerous...

Eight of the Best Sporting Events of 2021

2021 is a year packed with big sporting events. Fans of all types of sports have something to look forward to, from international football...

Beach handball tournament with over 100 teams gets under way on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA beaches are enjoying three days of sport, with a huge handball tournament being held. Qualifying matches started yesterday, June 25, with dozens more...

Football fans in Spain will be able to return to stadiums to watch La Liga soccer next season

FOOTBALL fans in Spain will be able to return to stadiums 'en-masse' when the new La Liga season starts this August. Health Minister, Carolina Darias,...

Spain’s Valencia presents bid to host Gay Games 2026

VALENCIA city this week presented its candidacy to host the Gay Games in 2026. The official announcement was made yesterday (Monday June 21) at the...

“Yellow Submarine”: How Villarreal football club rose from humble beginnings to European triumph

Shannon Chaffers digs into the history of the football club from Castellon that swept to glory in blur of yellow last month to make European history.

PEOPLE POWER: Angry fans of Spain’s Valencia football club set up pressure group to oust management

The next date circled in red on Libertad VCF’s diary is next Monday (June 28), when a judge will hear their arguments to impugn the latest agreements taken by the board.

THRILL SEEKERS: Check out the highest indoor climbing wall in Spain’s Andalucia inaugurated in Malaga

THRILL seekers can now enjoy the challenge of a 17-metre-high climbing wall in Malaga—the tallest indoor climbing wall in Andalucia. The Municipal Sports Pavilion in...

Spain to offer COVID jabs to football team ahead of Euros

SPAIN’s football players have received their COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the Euros 2020.  The team are now all vaccinated ahead of their opening match against...

AGENT ORANGE: Oliviera claims stunning victory in drama-filled Barcelona MotoGP

NEW factory KTM rider Miguel Oliveira claimed his third victory in the premier class in a drama-filled Catalan grand prix on Sunday. ...

Spain and Portugal’s official bid for 2030 World Cup announced by Pedro Sanchez in Madrid

PEDRO Sanchez has endorsed a bid for the World Cup to be hosted in Spain and Portugal in 2030. The Spanish prime minister said that...

Spanish Paralympic champion swimmer wins top award in Spain

A PARALYMPIC swimmer has scored Spain’s top award for sport.  Champion swimmer Teresa Perales is set to be honoured for her achievements with the Princess...

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...

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