Madrid, May 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona confirmed that the football club has agreed to extend the contract of utility player Adriano Correia until the end of June 2017.
Madrid, May 23 (IANS) Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he will leave the Spanish football club at the end of the current season. The Chilean confirmed his departure at a public appearance at the Deputation of Malaga Wednesday, where he was awarded the Golden Shield of the province of the region for his excellent work at the club, reports Xinhua.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club, Real Sociedad have confirmed that coach Philippe Montanier will leave the club at the end of the current season. The side from the Basque city of San Sebastian issued a communique Tuesday in which they admit Montainier has turned down the club's offer of a new contract, reports Xinhua.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish basketball was thrown into turmoil late Tuesday night with the news that players from the Endesa ACB League will go on an indefinite strike from Sunday. The strike comes at the start of the quarter-finals of the play-offs of the ACB League which will decide the eventual champions of the competition, reports Xinhua.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Design and fine arts students from Spain's Universidad Francisco opened a show Tuesday at Madrid's Museo del Traje that showcases their talents. The exhibition, which runs until May 26, seeks to show how the students are preparing to enter a tough real world that lacks many things but not creativity, organizers said
Madrid, May 21 (IANS) Jose Mourinho's three-year term as coach of Spanish football giants Real Madrid will end June 30.
Barcelona, May 20 (IANS) Scientists have shed light on how stress at work affects the heart, says a study. The results, published in the 'Scandinavian Journal of Public Health', link this situation to dyslipidemia, a disorder that alters the levels of lipids and lipoproteins in the blood
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) The departure of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho appeared to move a step closer when Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he had asked to leave the French champions. Ancelotti has been widely tipped as the next man to occupy the Real Madrid dugout should Mourinho leave the club and the news coming from France appears to indicate that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has asked him to take over at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium next season, reports Xinhua. The story began to break earlier Sunday when PSG's director of football Leonardo confirmed that "Carlos has asked to be allowed to go to Madrid but we want him to stay
Barcelona, May 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona celebrated their conquest of the La Liga season with a 2-1 win at home to Valladolid. Although they were without the injured Lionel Messi Sunday night, Barcelona were never in trouble against a Valladolid side who had little to play for and the fact there were just 10 fouls in the entire match showed the lack of tension in the match, reports Xinhua. Barcelona opened the scoring through Pedro Rodriguez after 21 minutes and doubled their lead just before halftime when Marc Valiente put past his own goalkeeper.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football knockout competition. Atletico had not beaten their cross city rivals in 14 years and 26 attempts but despite falling a goal behind to a Cristiano Ronaldo, who was later be sent off, header, goals from Diego Costa and Joao Miranda gave Atletico a 2-1 win late Friday night, Xinhua reported. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Pablo Simeone was emotional after leading his side to the club's 10th Spanish Cup football title in their history