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Spain two down in Davis Cup tennis quarterfinals against Serbia

SERBIA need a doubles victory in Belgrade today to reach the Davis Cup tennis semifinals for the third time. Spain is without their two top players Rafael Nadal, the 14-time Grand Slam champion, and Roberto Bautista Agut. Nadal also missed the Davis Cup tie against Croatia last month because of…

Sergio Garcia's first major golf title in reach despite scoring confusion

SPANISH golfer Sergio Garcia is sharing the halfway lead with Thomas Pieters, Charley Hoffman and Rickie Fowler – all four under par 140 - at the Augusta National. In a close competition the top 15 players on the leader board are separated by just five shots. Garcia, the 37-year-old Spaniard…

Star footballer robbed at gunpoint in Madrid

ATLETICO MADRID midfielder Jorge Koke had a gun pointed to his head as he was robbed in Madrid. Driving out of a car park in the Chamberi area of the city on April 6, he wound down his window to take a ticket when the gunman on a motor cycle…

Spanish international Michel Salgado joins football club in Gibraltar

FORMER footballer Michel Salgado who played for Real Madrid for 10 seasons and became captain before moving to Blackburn Rovers has returned from his adopted home in Dubai to become Sports Director of Gibraltar United. Salgado who played 53 times for Spain and is married to Malula Sanz, daughter of…

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Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race goes ahead despite bomb scare

AFTER the skipper of a boat on the Thames reported that they had seen what appeared to be an unexploded Second World War bomb embedded in the mud on the Fulham side of Putney Bridge, the running of the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race was put in jeopardy. As…

Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams in Miami Open

BRITISH tennis continues to grow in stature as Johanna Konta surprised many by beating record breaking multi Grand Slam champion Venus Williams in straight sets 6-4 7-5 to become the first British woman to reach the Miami Open final. With the seeds falling all through the competition, Konta seeded 10,…

Rafael Nadal missing from Spain’s tennis squad for Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia

SPAIN will be without Rafael Nadal, the 14-time Grand Slam champion, when the team faces Serbia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals in Belgrade from April 7-9. No reason was given by Spain’s captain Conchita Martinez although Nadal also missed the Davis Cup tie against Croatia last month because of fatigue.…

Home nations on top form in World Cup Qualifiers

LAST night (Sunday 26) saw England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland all push past their opponents to remain in the race for World Cup qualification. In his first international appearance since 2013, 34-year-old striker Jermain Defoe scored the opening goal to put England 1-0 up against Lithuania after just 21 minutes.…

Vettel beats Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

FERRARI’S Sebastian Vettel picked up his first Grand Prix victory since Singapore 2015 in the first Formula 1 race of the new season in Australia. The German took the chequered flag 9.9 seconds ahead of Mercedes Lewis Hamilton after the British driver started in pole. Hamilton finished one and a…

David Silva hits target to become joint-fourth all-time top scorer for Spain

MAKING his 110th appearance for his country, David Silva, the Manchester City midfielder, opened the scoring in Spain's 4-1 win over Israel on Friday. He has now scored 29 goals for his national team, putting him level with Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro and nine behind Fernando Torres in third…

Spanish golfing Armada to dock at Munich tournament

THREE Spanish golfers have confirmed that they will take part in the BMW International Open which will take place in Munich at the Golfclub Munchen Eichenried in June of this year. Sergio Garcia, Pablo Larrazabal and Rafa Cabrera-Bello who are all top players are looking forward to taking part in…

Former president of Barcelona FC dies aged 82

THE oldest living ex-president of Barcelona FC, Agusti Montal Costa, has died today at the age of 82. Costa was the man responsible for the famous motto ‘mes que un club’ [more than a club] seen written across the seats at the Camp Nou. He held the presidency from 1969…

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