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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...

COVID-19 Spain: Spanish stadiums welcome back sports fans from August 13

SPORTS fans will be allowed back into the stadiums in Spain to watch their teams again in less than a week.  The Ministry of Health...

Alexia Putellas makes history as first Spanish Ballon d’Or winner since 1960

BARCELONA captain Alexia Putellas has become the first Spain international to win the Ballon d'Or since 1960 .  She was crowned the best female footballer...

Five sportsmen in Spain who insured their body parts for millions of euros

While Dolly Parton recently revealed her breasts are insured for a whopping $300K each and Mariah Carey has her voice insured for $70 million,...

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...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi each donate €1 million to fight against coronavirus

Barcelona FC has also offered up its facilities to Catalunya’s regional government, the Generalitat

Contador and Valverde in the hunt for red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana

Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador keep the pressure on race leader Nairo Quintana in the Vuelta a Espana

Lathbury Parade Ground lined up for new Gibraltar football stadium

Agreed to by the Gibraltar FA, Lathbury Parade Ground is now being lined up as a potential site for a 6,000-seater, UEFA-approved stadium

First ever 3D-printed motorcycle showcased

Spain is a pioneer in 3D printing

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press interviewed Azahara Munoz before winning open title

The Olive Press caught up with Azahara Munoz before she went on to retain Costa del Sol Open title

Spain rugby team accuse Romanian referee of bias after losing out on Japan World Cup qualification

SPAIN'S rugby team has accused a referee of bias after failing to qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan. The Romanian referee - who...

Barcelona FC denies its former president Sandro Rosell ‘bought a liver illegally’ for star player Eric Abidal

FORMER Barcelona boss Sandro Rosell has been forced to deny illegally buying a liver for one of his star players at the time. French defender...

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

Madrid airport faces Champions League final ‘chaos’ with 150,000 British fans set for Spain

Staff at Madrid Airport normally handle up to 3,000 passengers an hour but the huge number of supporters flying in will see that number double

Hospitalised British cyclist Chris Froome could be awarded 2011 Vuelta a Espana title after Spanish champion caught doping

It comes after Froome recently underwent an eight-hour surgery following a horror crash that leaves him out of this year’s Tour de France

Woman’s body found in search for missing Olympic skier Blanca Ochoa in Spain

The 1992 Winter Olympics bronze medallist had been last seen at a shopping centre in Madrid on August 24

Barcelona sack Valverde and IMMEDIATELY replace him with former Real Betis manager Quique Setien

BARCELONA have sacked their manager Ernesto Valverde and have taken no time in replacing him.

Professional Gaming and eSports

Between the many cities in Spain, Barcelona seems to be a major attraction for video game companies. Like many other places in the world,...

COVID-19: MotoGP calendar to start in Spain after first races postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

THE FIM and Dorna Sports have revealed the latest changes to the 2020MotoGP calendar after a series of cancellations due to the coronaviruspandemic. The season...

Spain’s Carlos Sainz Jr. agrees to a pay cut with McLaren due to the coronavirus crisis

CARLOS Sainz Jr. has agreed to a pay cut amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Spain’s oldest ever goalscorer Aritz Aduriz announces retirement from football

ARITZ Aduriz, the 39-year-old striker for Athletic Bilbao, has announced his retirement from professional football. Aduriz has spent most of his professional career at the...

Quartararo doubles up in high octane Andalucian MotoGP thriller

FRENCHMAN Fabio Quartararo topped off a perfect fortnight in a thrilling Andalucian GP with his second win in Jerez. The satellite Yamaha rider fended off...

Valentino Rossi tests positive for COVID-19, likely to miss Spanish GP double-header

FACTORY Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi will sit out this weekend's Spanish GP in Aragon after testing positive for COVID-19. The MotoGP legend revealed the news...

Barcelona confirms 2021 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix as new agreement signed

CIRCUIT de Barcelona - Catalunya confirmed yesterday that the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix will once again set rubber down on Spanish soil in...

Surf’s Up! Beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca South to be made an official surfing zone

ORIHUELA COSTA councillors approved the modification of one of its local beaches yesterday, meaning that surfing will be allowed under certain weather conditions. Luisa Boné,...

“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.

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