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Spain honours octopus Paul with a team jersey

July 22: Psychic octopus Paul — still basking in the glory of his perfect World Cup predictions — is heading off to a new job as a fundraiser for sea turtles. The eight-legged oracle was declared an “

Spanish want to host 2018 Cup

Madrid, July 20: Buoyed by their win in the World Cup this summer, Spain are set to push for co-hosting the 2018 tournament with neighbouring Portugal, Secretary of State for Sports Jaime Lissavetsky

Spanish police use insects to solve 150 cases

When a murder or some other crime is committed, insects are the first to arrive at the crime scene, even before the police show up, and in Spain these small creatures have helped to solve 150 crimes o

Barcelona buy Adriano from Sevilla

Madrid, July 17: Spanish football champions Barcelona have bought Adriano from Sevilla, according to media reports on Friday.

These reports claimed that Sevilla have agreed to accept 10 million euros

Spain bids for Paul the octopus

Madrid, July 17: The city aquarium in Madrid has launched an audacious bid to bring the "star" of the 2010 FIFA World Cup - Paul the octopus - to the Spanish capital with a "name your price" offer. Th

Fan buys World Cup final Jabulani ball for 48,200 pounds on eBay

London, July 17: The Adidas Jabulani ball used in the FIFA World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands has been auctioned off on eBay to a well-off football fan for 48,200 pounds.

According to

Spain back on top of FIFA rankings

Zurich, July 14 (DPA) Spain returned to the top of the world football rankings issued Wednesday by the ruling body FIFA in the wake of their first World Cup triumph.

But the 2006 winners Italy crashe

Octopus oracle Paul to retire

No more World Cup, no more octopus oracle. Paul, the octopus who became a pop culture sensation by correctly predicting the outcome of as many World Cup matches as he has legs - all seven of Germany's

US congratulates Spain, South Africa for World Cup

Washington, July 13: The US government praised South Africa for hosting an "excellent" World Cup and congratulated Spain for capturing the trophy with a 1-0 finals victory over Netherlands.

"We congr

World Cup squad returns to Spain in triumph

Madrid, July 13: The Spanish royal family and government welcomed the country's World Cup-winning soccer team home Monday and emphasised that the players' work projects the best image of Spain.

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