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La Liga: Supersub Xavi sets up late Barcelona win


Substitute Xavi Hernandez scored a late goal to set Barcelona on their way to a 2-0 win over Granada which maintained their perfect start and sent them 11 points clear of bitter rivals Real Madrid.


Last-minute Ronaldo strike sinks City


Cristiano Ronaldo struck a last-minute winner as Real Madrid beat Manchester City 3-2 in a thrilling Champions League clash that saw all the goals come in a nerve-wracking final 22 minutes.

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La Liga: Real Madrid in worst start in 10 years, Barca stay top


Real Madrid slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Sevilla on Saturday as Jose Mourinho's defending champions suffered a second defeat in four matches, their worst start to a La Liga season in over a decade.


Doctors rule out surgery for injured Nadal

Doctors have ruled out surgery to treat Rafael Nadal's knee injury and he could be back on the practice court in a month, Spanish tennis federation doctor Angel Ruiz-Cotorro said Wednesday.

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La Liga: Adriano strike sinks Valencia to keep Barca top, Ronaldo notches 150th goal


Barcelona maintained their winning start to the season with a fine strike from Adriano Correia giving them a 1-0 victory over Valencia in La Liga action on Sunday.

The Catalan side may have lost the

La Liga: Champions Real Madrid crash at Getafe, Messi saves Barcelona


La Liga champions Real Madrid crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at derby rivals Getafe on Sunday to leave them five points behind fierce rivals Barcelona after only two games of the new season.


Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-2 in first leg


Pedro Rodriguez, Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez scored second-half goals to give Barcelona a 3-2 first-leg home victory over Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday.

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Wildfires rage near Spanish, Greek world heritage sites


Wildfires raged Saturday on Spain's Canary Islands, as hundreds of firefighters also battled a blaze near Greece's Mount Athos, a World Heritage site housing an ancient monastic community.

Spanish police arrest three Al-Qaeda suspects


Spanish police arrested three suspected members of Al-Qaeda who had enough explosives to blow up a bus and were thought to be planning an attack in Spain or elsewhere in Europe, the government said on

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Olympics


Rafael Nadal is dropping out of the London Olympics because he is not in form to compete, the Spanish tennis world number two said in a statement on Thursday.

"I am not in condition to compete in the

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