BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona will rest its hopes in the "clásico" on a young player who until recently was unreliable in the clutch. So will Real Madrid.The teams meet on Saturday in Madrid for a match that will have a big ...
Apr 8, 2021
BARCELONA, Spain - Eden Hazard scored and set up Karim Benzema for his first of two goals as Real Madrid eased to a 4-1 victory at Alavés in the Spanish league on Saturday, ending a winless run in a match that ...
Jan 24, 2021
MADRID - Real Madrid couldn't avoid another Copa del Rey upset, not even while playing with an extra man against a third-division club. Small Spanish club Alcoyano came from behind to eliminate Madrid 2-1 in the round of 32 ...
Jan 21, 2021
MÁLAGA - Athletic Bilbao knocked out defending champion Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup with a 2-1 win on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), setting up a final against Barcelona.Raúl García scored two first-half goals to put ...
Jan 15, 2021
BARCELONA, Spain - Luis Suarez led Atlético Madrid to a 1-0 victory over Getafe in the 500th game for coach Diego Simeone, extending its Spanish league lead after Real Madrid drew, 1-1, at Elche on Wednesday.The Uruguay striker used ...
Dec 31, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Karim Benzema scored two late goals to give Real Madrid a 3-1 win over 10-man Athletic Bilbao, helping lift his team level on points with the front-runners of the Spanish league on Tuesday.Bilbao proved to be ...
Dec 16, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Real Madrid beat city rival Atlético Madrid, 2-0, to tighten the Spanish league title race on Saturday, dealing the leader its first loss in the competition in 10 months.Casemiro opened the scoring for Zinedine Zidane's ...
Dec 13, 2020
MADRID - After a difficult group stage, Real Madrid found its familiar swagger to easily avoid an early elimination from the Champions League.Borussia Mönchengladbach, though, had to endure a few nervous minutes before being able to celebrate reaching the knockout stages ...
Dec 10, 2020
NBA
TO help the returning Denver Nuggets learn about their new teammates, coach Michael Malone started Sunday's first group practice of the season (Monday, Manila time) with a video that showed highlight-reel plays from the seven additions to the roster. ...
Dec 7, 2020
MADRID - As Diego Simeone keeps celebrating Atlético Madrid victories, Zinedine Zidane continues to look for answers to Real Madrid's struggles.Atlético defeated Valencia, 1-0, for a sixth win in a row in the Spanish league on Saturday, ...
Nov 29, 2020
NBA
THE last time Facundo Campazzo and Nikola Jokic shared a court in a real game together was during last year's Basketball World Cup in China.Campazzo was dazzling and Argentina prevailed, ending the championship hopes for Jokic and Serbia.Soon, ...
Nov 21, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona and Real Madrid lost for the first time this season on Saturday against modest Spanish league opposition, increasing the doubts over their stalled attacks ahead of Champions League openers and their own "clásico" clash.Barcelona had its first ...
Oct 18, 2020
LONDON - It was a moment of magnificence Tottenham had become accustomed to seeing Gareth Bale produce: A shot unleashed from 25 yards, curling into the top corner of the net.As so often, Bale was Tottenham's savior on May 19, ...
Oct 17, 2020
MADRID - None of the top three clubs in Spain made major additions by the end of the transfer window on Monday. Atlético Madrid was frustrated at losing defensive midfielder Thomas Partey and Barcelona was unable to sign a striker or a ...
Oct 6, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Sevilla's energetic defending ensured Ronald Koeman's Barcelona dropped its first points in the Spanish league on Sunday.While Sevilla held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou, Real Madrid went to the top of ...
Oct 5, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale asked not to be included in the squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, according to coach Zinedine Zidane.Bale has become a peripheral figure at the Spanish champions after falling out of ...
Aug 7, 2020
MADRID - After a humiliating 7-3 loss to rival Atlético Madrid in a preseason friendly in the United States, Zinedine Zidane insisted his Real Madrid would be just fine once the real competitions began.And he was right.Almost a year ...
Jul 17, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - After seeing Barcelona's Spanish league title defense come to a disappointing and meek end, Lionel Messi didn't hold back.Messi blasted his team for being "weak" after Real Madrid wrested the league title away from Barcelona ...
Jul 17, 2020
MADRID - There was Zinedine Zidane again, being thrown into the air by his Real Madrid players in another title celebration.With the Frenchman back in charge, Madrid is back to collecting major trophies.Madrid clinched its 34th Spanish league title - and first ...
Jul 17, 2020
MADRID - Real Madrid is asking its fans to stay away from the team's usual celebration spots in Madrid if it wins the Spanish league title.The request came a day after Madrid defeated Granada, 2-1, to move within two ...
Jul 15, 2020
MADRID - After its ninth straight win following the pandemic break, Real Madrid is on the verge of reclaiming the Spanish league title.Madrid defeated Granada, 2-1, on Monday to move within two points of winning the trophy.Ferland Mendy and Karim ...
Jul 14, 2020
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