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Barca hunt 31st cup title, Bilbao avoiding another disappointment
Seville, April 15 (IANS) Saturday night sees Athletic Bilbao play their second Copa del Rey final in two weeks when they look to bounce back from their disappointing 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad a fortnight ago against FC Barcelona in the Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real captain Ramos tests positive for Covid-19
Madrid, April 13 (IANS) Real Madrid defender and captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for coronavirus, the Spanish club said on Tuesday.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Perez returns unopposed as Real Madrid's president
Madrid, April 13 (IANS) Florentino Perez will continue as President of Real Madrid until 2025, it was confirmed on Tuesday.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Atletico's lead cut to one point after 1-1 draw with Betis
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's lead at the top of La Liga was reduced to just one point after a dramatic 30th round of matches.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real's Vazquez to miss rest of the season due to injury
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Real Madrid have paid a price for their 2-1 win over FC Barcelona with the news that winger Lucas Vazquez will probably miss the rest of the season with a knee injury he picked up in the game.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real Madrid pull off thrilling Clasico win; Barca coach fumes
Barcelona, April 11 (IANS) Real Madrid held on to earn a narrow 2-1 El Clasico win over Barcelona on Sunday and go top of the La Liga charts on Saturday. Karim Benzema broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with his ninth goal in seven league games, finishing Lucas Vazquez's cross with a back heel nudge.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
No evidence of racist insult in Cadiz-Valencia game, says La Liga
Madrid, April 10 (IANS) La Liga announced that it would not be taking any action against Cadiz defender Juan Cala for alleged racist insults aimed at Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby in the game between the two teams last week.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
El Clasico to be decisive in La Liga title race
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) The 'Clasico' between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona on Saturday is the key game of Matchday 30 in La Liga with the winner assured of going to the top of the league table for at least 24 hours and perhaps longer.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real beat Liverpool 3-1 in CL quarters
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid produced one of their best performances of the season to beat Liverpool 3-1 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real undervalued but never give up: Zidane
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he believes his side is undervalued as they prepare for their Champions League quarter-final first leg at home against Liverpool on Tuesday night.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real undervalued but never give up: Zidane
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he believes his side is undervalued as they prepare for their Champions League quarter-final first leg at home against Liverpool on Tuesday night.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Last-minute goal helps Barca come within a point of AtleticO
Barcelona, April 6 (IANS) Ousmane Dembele's last-minute goal gave Barca three vital points with a 1-0 win at home to Valladolid to move them to within a point of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Mental health problems to be next pandemic after Covid'
Barcelona, April 6 (IANS) Mental health problems caused by the global Covid-19 crisis will be the next pandemic, according to a study issued by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal).
2021-04-06
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Valencia walk off in Cadiz due to alleged racist abuse
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) The players of Spanish La Liga side Valencia walked off the pitch away to Cadiz for 20 minutes in protest at an alleged racist insult aimed at central defender Mouctar Diakhaby by Cadiz defender Juan Cala.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Atletico lose to Sevilla, leave La Liga title race open
Barcelona, April 5 (IANS) La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid lost 1-0 at Sevilla to give hope to Real Madrid and Barcelona in the title race.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sociedad beat Athletic to win delayed Copa del Rey final
Barcelona, April 4 (IANS) Mikel Oyarzabal's penalty earned Real Sociedad their third Copa del Rey trophy after a 1-0 win over rivals Athletic Bilbao in the postponed derby final from last season.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
First baby born in Spain with Covid-19 antibodies: Reports
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) A boy born last week on the Spanish island of Ibiza has become the first newborn in Spain with Covid-19 antibodies, after his mother received the vaccine in the third trimester of her pregnancy, according to local media reports.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Barcelona eye crucial win over Valladolid
Madrid, April 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona will look to continue their improved form and remain in the race for the La Liga title when they host Real Valladolid on Sunday night.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Djokovic pulls out of Madrid Open: Reports
Madrid, April 3 (IANS) Tennis ace and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic will not be competing in this year's edition of the Madrid Open, according to reports in Serbian media.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Bilbao face Sociedad in Copa del Rey final
Seville, April 2 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Sociedad will make history when they feature in their first-ever duel in a Copa del Rey final at the Estadio de la Cartuja on Saturday.
2021-04-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Venue in Spain can now host ODI & T20I cricket
Almeria, April 2 (IANS) The Desert Springs Cricket Ground, part of a luxury resort located in the Andalusia region of Spain, has been awarded venue accreditation from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to host official One Day International (ODI) and T20 International (T20I) matches.
2021-04-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Spain beat Kosovo 3-1 in WC qualifier
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Spain took a step towards qualification for the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar with a 3-1 win at home to Kosovo.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Int'l tourist arrivals fall by 87% in Jan: UNWTO
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) International tourist arrivals fell by 87 per cent year-on-year in January due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Spain,Politics
2nd Test: Joseph, Holder help West Indies take control
Antigua, April 1 (IANS) Only 42.1 overs were possible due to rain, but West Indies took control of the match as they picked up five wickets on the third day of the second Test match against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: Brathwaite scores ton as Windies stay ahead
Antigua, March 31 (IANS) West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite completed his ninth Test century to place his team in a strong position at the close on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: Brathwaite scores ton as Windies stay ahead
Antigua, March 31 (IANS) West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite completed his ninth Test century to place his team in a strong position at the close on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: Brathwaite scores ton as Windies stay ahead
Antigua, March 31 (IANS) West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite completed his ninth Test century to place his team in a strong position at the close on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Real Madrid face injury worries
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Real Madrid face a problem of injuries to their key players ahead of their return to La Liga action this weekend.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
2nd Test: Brathwaite leads West Indies recovery
Antigua, March 30 (IANS) Kraigg Brathwaite batted through the day for an invaluable 99 not out as the West Indies reached 287/7 at the close of the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Spain extends curbs on travel from outside EU, Schengen area
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) The Spanish government has extended its travel ban on journeys from countries outside the European Union (EU) and Schengen Area for another month.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Spain extends restrictions on travel from outside EU
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) The Spanish government has extended its travel ban on journeys from countries outside the European Union (EU) and Schengen Area for a further one month.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Spain,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Marcelo faces fine for breaking Covid-19 travel restrictions
Madrid, March 29 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo faces a fine for breaking the travel restrictions currently in place to halt the spread of Covid-19 after the Valencian regional government confirmed it had opened an investigation into him on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Marcelo faces fine for breaking Covid-19 travel restrictions
Madrid, March 29 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo faces a fine for breaking the travel restrictions currently in place to halt the spread of Covid-19 after the Valencian regional government confirmed it had opened an investigation into him on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
2 dead, 9 missing as migrant boat capsizes off Spain
Madrid, March 29 (IANS) Two people were killed, while nine thers were reported missing after a boat carrying Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean from the coast of North Africa capsized 300 metres from the shore of southeast Spain.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Spain,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain's GDP drop in 2020 worst in 50 yrs
Madrid, March 27 (IANS) Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 10.8 per cent in 2020, the worst since 1970, amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, according to official data,
2021-03-27
Category: International, Spain,Politics
1st Test: Boner century helps WI play out draw
Antigua, March 26 (IANS) Nkrumah Bonner scored a maiden Test century and batted throughout the fifth day of the first Test to guide West Indies to a draw against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Chasing 375 for victory, West Indies started the last day on at 34/1, and Bonner batted all day to make 113 not out.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Nissanka ton helps SL turn tables on WI on Day 4
Antigua, March 25 (IANS) Debutant Pathum Nissanka scored his maiden Test century as Sri Lanka turned the tables on the West Indies on Day 4 of the first Test. Nissanka's 103, along with wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella's 96, helped the Lankans score 476 runs and post a target of 375 for the hosts.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Nissanka ton helps SL turn tables on WI on Day 4
Antigua, March 25 (IANS) Debutant Pathum Nissanka scored his maiden Test century as Sri Lanka turned the tables on the West Indies on Day 4 of the first Test. Nissanka's 103, along with wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella's 96, helped the Lankans score 476 runs and post a target of 375 for the hosts.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Mayers's strikes help Windies finish Day 3 on high
Antigua, March 24 (IANS) Kyle Mayers took his first Test wickets when he produced two critical strikes in two overs to get West Indies back into the game on Day 3 of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Cornwall's innings gives Windies 99-run lead
Antigua, March 23 (IANS) Rahkeem Cornwall made his highest Test score, sharing a record partnership with Joshua da Silva, as West Indies secured a vital 99-run lead at the end of the second day of the first Test in North Sound. The imposing all-rounder closed on 60 not out to push West Indies to 268/8 off 101 overs, in reply to Sri Lanka's 169, made on the first day.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Spain to extend use of AstraZeneca to 65-year-olds
Madrid, March 23 (IANS) Spain's public health commission agreed to extend the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for people up to 65 years old. Previously it had only been used for people younger than 55.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
LaLiga, Rafa Nadal Academy to share knowledge, experience
Madrid, March 22 (IANS) LaLiga and the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar (RNA) have signed a framework collaboration agreement to share experience and knowledge and mutually reinforce the reputation of both the brands nationally and internationally.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
1st Test: Holder takes 5 as WI bowl out SL for 169
Antigua, March 22 (IANS) All-rounder Jason Holder took five wickets as West Indies dismissed Sri Lanka for 169 runs on Day 1 of the first Test. It was the eighth Test five-wicket haul in Holder's career, completed in 17.4 overs.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Benzema helps Real keep pressure on Atletico, Barca
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Real Madrid kept the pressure on Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona -- who both play on Sunday -- with a 3-1 win away to Celta Vigo. Striker Karim Benzema continued his rich vein of form with two first-half goals, before Santi Mina got Celta back into things five minutes before half-time.
2021-03-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Spain's Congress approves euthanasia law
Madrid, March 19 (IANS) Spain's Congress of Deputies or the lower house of Parliament gave its definitive approval to a law that makes euthanasia legal in the country.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Benzema brace saves Real's title hopes
Madrid, March 14 (IANS) Karim Benzema was once again Real Madrid's savior as the striker scored two late goals to keep their slim hopes of winning the La Liga title alive with a 2-1 win at home to Elche.
2021-03-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Spanish govt approves aid package
Madrid, March 13 (IANS) The Spanish government has approved an economic relief package worth 11 billion euros that includes 7 billion euros in direct aid to struggling companies affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-03-13
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Europe marks remembrance day for terror victims
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Europe commemorated those who lost their lives to terrorism with a solemn ceremony held in Madrid, Spain.
2021-03-12
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Gunathilaka 8th 'obstructing the field' dismissal in ODIs
Antigua, March 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka opener Danushka Gunathilaka became the first Sri Lankan player and only the eighth in the history of ODI cricket to be given out for obstructing the field.
2021-03-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Hope ton takes Windies to 8-wicket win over SL
Antigua, March 11 (IANS) Opener Shai Hope scored 110 to lead West Indies to an eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Hope's 10th ODI century helped West Indies chase down a target of 233 with three overs remaining.
2021-03-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket