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WATCH: Dramatic moment Spanish coach dives in to save synchronised swimmer 

SPANISH swim coach Andrea Fuentes dived in fully clothed after one of her swimmers fainted during a performance in the World Championship pool.  Anita Alvarez,...

Madrid wants Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix to move from Barcelona to Spain’s capital

MADRID has officially expressed a desire to host the Spanish Grand Prix after the current Formula One contract with the Circuit de Barcelona expires. Madrid’s...

Valencia CF in Spain unveils plan to finish off abandoned new stadium project that started in 2007

PLANS to finally complete Valencia CF's Nou Mestalla stadium have been unveiled which could seat up to 70,000 spectators and have a solar-powered roof. Valencia's...

Spain’s Rafa Nadal plans Wimbledon bid despite problems with right foot

RAFA Nadal has told journalists in Mallorca on Friday that he plans to play at Wimbledon which starts on June 27. 36-year-old Nadal won the...

Spain agrees to pay women footballers same as men on national team

SPAIN’S football federation will from now on pay male and female players equally for representing their country. The agreement announced on Tuesday covers the next...

Spanish tennis champ Rafa Nadal and wife Xisca are expecting a baby boy, claims newspaper in Mallorca

TENNIS superstar Rafa Nadal and his wife Maria Francisca Perello are expecting a baby boy, it has emerged. The gender reveal came within hours of...

IN PICS: Tennis star Carlos Alcaraz attends unveiling of massive tribute mural in his home town in Spain’s Murcia

MURCIA tennis star, Carlos Alcaraz, returned to his home town of El Palmar on Monday to see the inauguration of a 400 square-metre mural...

Spain’s Real Madrid attacks French authorities for Champions League final chaos

CHAMPIONS League winners Real Madrid have attacked French authorities over the organisation of last Saturday's final against Liverpool. The La Liga champions secured the trophy...

Gareth Bale calls time on Real Madrid career in Spain’s La Liga

GARETH BALE'S nine year stint in Spain has come to an end. The Welshman bade farewell to Real Madrid after notching up 258 appearances in...

Spain lodges appeal against Rugby World Cup expulsion for fielding ineligible player

SPAIN has lodged a formal appeal against the country being thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup for fielding an ineligible player in...

International Padel tournament comes to Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE best padel players will meet at the Marbella Arena from May 31 to June 5 to for the first padel Masters’ event of...

Tough path for Spain’s young tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz if he’s to win his first Grand Slam- the 2022...

MURCIA'S Carlos Alcaraz has been given a tough path if he's to win his first Grand Slam at the age of 19. The El Palmar...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spain’s King Felipe phones Murcia teenage tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz to congratulate him on Miami Open win

MURCIA'S Carlos Alcaraz got a surprise fan phoning him on Sunday to congratulate him on winning his first ATP 1000 Masters title at the...

Spain’s Barcelona picked to host yachting’s America’s Cup in 2024

THE oldest trophy in international sport, the America's Cup, will be fought for in the waters off Barcelona in autumn 2024. The yachting team event...

Winging it: Spain’s Rugby World Cup could be in doubt over allegations of ineligible player

SPAIN could be disqualified from the Rugby World Cup after fielding a player who may have been ineligible. Spain secured a World Cup spot for...

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in Spain

AS the sun beats down on Malaga’s impressive skyline that rises high above the Mediterranean sea, the world’s most talented rugby players are gearing...

Death of legendary footballer, Paco Gento of Real Madrid and Spain, at 88

REAL Madrid and Spanish footballing great, Paco Gento, has died aged 88. The winger was part of the record-breaking Madrid side of the mid-fifties that...

Part-time Marbella resident, Novak Djokovic, gets health warning from Spain’s PM, Pedro Sanchez

PRIME Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has fired off a warning to Novak Djokovic that he has to follow COVID-19 health safety rules if he wants...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique gets big tax break from Spain’s Supreme Court

BARCELONA footballer Gerard Pique has landed a €2.1 million pre-Christmas windfall courtesy of Spain's Supreme Court. Pique, 34, has been given a refund of a...

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