Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic
Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic

Real Madrid fullback Dani Carvajal was lucky to escape without a red card after he threw a punch at Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday`s 0-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg draw at the Calderon.

Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real
Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday.

New-look Valencia threaten La Liga elite
New-look Valencia threaten La Liga elite

Quietly and efficiently Valencia are building up steam under new owner Peter Lim and on Sunday face champions Atletico Madrid ready to fight for third place in La Liga.

Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death
Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death

Atletico Madrid have banned flags with references to the ultra group Frente Atletico in their stadium after a Deportivo La Coruna fan was killed before their last home match, the club said.

Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga
Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga

Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid when midfielder Tiago scored one goal and created another for Diego Godin in a 3-1 win for the champions at home to Malaga on Saturday.

Five key games in Atletico`s title-winning season

Atletico Madrid won their 10th La Liga title and their first since 1996 thanks to Sunday`s 1-1 draw at Barcelona. Here are five key matches from the season:
Matchday seven - Real Madrid 0 Atletico 1

`Climate talks will not yield binding treaty`

Later this month 194 countries will meet in the Mexican resort city of Cancun for a second attempt at hammering out an agreement to curb greenhouse gases after 2012.

Mexico`s Calderon pledges aid in drug war

Seeking to ease public anger at gruesome drug violence on the U.S. border, Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced aid for the area on Thursday but was short on detail as he struggles to reinvigorate his war on drug gangs.

Mexico`s Calderon proposes major political reform

President Felipe Calderon is proposing runoff elections in future presidential contests and re-election for many officials in Mexico`s most dramatic political reform attempt in decades.

Costa Rica`s Calderon gets five years for graft

Ex-president Rafael Calderon has dropped out of Costa Rica`s presidential race after a judge sentenced him to five years in prison for corruption in the first such trial of an ex-head of state here.