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Nadal set to face France in Davis Cup semifinals


Rafael Nadal says he is available to play for Spain in the Davis Cup semifinals against France.

The French Open champion says if captain Albert Costa calls on him for the Sept. 16-18 series "I'll be

US renews demand for Gaddafi to abandon power


US secretary of state Hillary Clinton told Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday to abandon power and said rebels are gaining strength after he threatened attacks on Europe.

Passenger strips naked on flight: airline

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A German passenger stripped naked on an Iberia flight from Madrid to Frankfurt, forcing the pilot to turn the plane around so the man could be arrested, the Spanish airline said on Friday.

"A German

Ronaldo sets La Liga season record of 40 goals


Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo set a La Liga record of 40 goals in a season when he netted twice in the 8-1 rout of Almeria on Saturday.

The Portuguese former World Player of the Year bundled

Barca ready for Man Utd after Malaga win


Champions Barcelona ended their stellar league campaign with a 3-1 win at Malaga on Saturday in a timely warm-up for next week's Champions League final against Manchester United.

With the league alre

Defiant Spanish protesters warn 'we're here to stay'


Tens of thousands of Spanish protesters furious over soaring unemployment kept up their week-long movement on the eve of Sunday's local elections expected to hand the ruling Socialists a crushing defe

Ronaldo hat-trick delays Barcelona title party


Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to make it an incredible 36 league goals in the current campaign as Real Madrid defeated local rivals Getafe 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday to prevent Bar

Djokovic stuns clay king Nadal to win Madrid Masters

Novak Djokovic dethroned clay king Rafael Nadal on the Spaniard's home soil and maintained his perfect season when he beat the world number one 7-5 6-4 to win the Madrid Masters title on Sunday.


Emotional Nadal beats Federer to reach Madrid final


Rafael Nadal overcame Roger Federer 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 to reach the Madrid Masters final on Saturday on an emotional day that had started with a tearful tribute to Seve Ballesteros.

World number one Nadal

Djokovic equals Lendl mark, Murray, Wozniacki crash


Julia Goerges booked the first of the semifinal spots defeating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as Novak Djokovic equalled Ivan Lendl's 1986 record of a 29-0 winning start to a season on Thursday whe

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