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La Liga: Real Madrid and Barcelona prepare to do battle

Mourinho

As the 2012/13 season kicks off, the big two prepare for another fight to the death for every trophy but Barça will do so with a new coach that José Mourinho knows all too well. Meanwhile, Qatari-owned Málaga experience cashflow problems.

August 16th, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

Seve: the charisma of a champion

Ballesteros was "probably the game's most creative player," according to Tiger Woods.

Severiano Ballesteros, one of the world’s greatest golfers, has died. But he will be remembered as much for his warm personality as for his sporting talent and dedication.

May 7th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Sports | Read More »

La Roja steals France’s crown of dominance

Vicente del Bosque’s Spain are looking increasingly like world champions. But can they maintain this kind of form into the summer?

March 8th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The red-and-white underdog roars

It’s not easy being an Atlético Madrid fan. There’s the administrative and boardroom chaos, the unbalanced books and the revolving door of coaches, each hailed as a saviour before being dismissed as a false prophet. There are the financial scandals from the years when Jesús Gil was president, leading to his arrest in 2000 for […]

February 15th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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