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Spain’s rugby ambitions foiled in disastrous Six Nations

Spain's rugby team in action.

The country’s federation has sought a clean start, bringing in a new coach and sidelining many foreign players. But the results still aren’t coming.

April 10th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Vicente del Bosque

Vicente del Bosque

By any standards, Vicente del Bosque has achieved extraordinary things, leading his team to the European Championship title in 2012, two years after lifting the World Cup.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

Torres’ patchy form hints at world champions’ decline

This may be the best Spanish team the world has seen, but it is struggling to live up to the heights of its European Championship-winning performances in 2008. The team needs new options and Fernando Llorente might be one man who can provide them.

March 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jesús Navas

Not so long ago, Navas was known as much for the panic attacks he suffered on being away from his family as his sprite-like runs down Sevilla’s wing. But having overcome his travel phobia through some sympathetic treatment with the national squad during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, it’s the opposition defenders who […]

March 5th, 2011 | Posted in Football Players | Read More »

Sara Carbonero

Sara Carbonero

To some she is merely the trophy girlfriend of footballer Iker Casillas. But when the British press accused her of distracting goalkeeper Casillas in the 2010 World Cup, and thus causing Spain’s shock first-round defeat to Switzerland, the response was overwhelming. Spanish newspapers, commentators and fans of every political stripe defended the sports journalist in […]

March 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Famous People | Read More »

2011: Grand Slams, Liga intrigue and drugs

Iberosphere looks ahead to Spain’s coming year on the sports field and makes some brave –or foolhardy– predictions.

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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