La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated
La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia sealed their place in next season`s Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season.

Relegation, Europe to play for on Liga final day
Relegation, Europe to play for on Liga final day

Almeria, Deportivo la Coruna, Eibar and Granada will fight it out to avoid the two remaining relegation places when the Spanish league season comes to a close on Saturday.

Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino
Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino

La Liga strugglers Granada hired Jose Ramon Sandoval as their new coach on Friday after sacking Abel Resino with just four games of the season remaining.

Valencia climb back above Sevilla in battle for fourth
Valencia climb back above Sevilla in battle for fourth

Valencia recaptured fourth place in La Liga from Sevilla when Sofiane Feghouli scored the pick of the goals in a 4-0 stroll at home to second-from-bottom Granada on Monday.

Sevilla slip-up at Granada harms Champions League chances
Sevilla slip-up at Granada harms Champions League chances

Sevilla`s push for a Champions League place suffered a major blow as they could only manage a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Granada.

Cristiano Ronaldo one shy of his 300th Real Madrid goal
Cristiano Ronaldo one shy of his 300th Real Madrid goal

After scoring five goals against Granada, Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to make his Real Madrid tally reach 300 tonight. The European giants will visit Rayo Vallecano and another impressive outing will put pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Ronaldo scores five goals as Real Madrid thrashes Granada

Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals, including a first-half hat-trick, as Real Madrid thrashed Granada in La Liga on Sunday.

Carlo Ancelotti seeking nine more wins after Real's nine-goal romp
Carlo Ancelotti seeking nine more wins after Real's nine-goal romp

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti wants no let up from his side in the remaining nine La Liga games of the season after thrashing Granada 9-1 on Sunday.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo hits five in nine-goal Real Madrid rout
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo hits five in nine-goal Real Madrid rout

Cristiano Ronaldo scored five times as Real Madrid moved to within a point of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a stunning 9-1 thrashing of Granada on Sunday.

James Rodriguez to make Real Madrid comeback
James Rodriguez to make Real Madrid comeback

Colombian World Cup star James Rodriguez will start for Real Madrid against Granada on Sunday after a two month layoff with a foot injury, Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed.

Luis Enrique unfazed by Luis Suarez petulance
Luis Enrique unfazed by Luis Suarez petulance

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique refused to be drawn on Tuesday over Luis Suarez’s petulant reaction to being substituted in the weekend win over Granada.

Barcelona a step away from King's Cup final
Barcelona a step away from King's Cup final

Luis Suarez and Javier Mascherano will need to be careful if they are selected by coach Luis Enrique for Barcelona's King's Cup semi-final return leg away to Villarreal on Wednesday evening.

Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi shine in Barcelona victory in La Liga
Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi shine in Barcelona victory in La Liga

Barcelona moved to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were on target in a 3-1 win at Granada on Saturday.

Real Madrid to face under-strength Villarreal in La Liga
Real Madrid to face under-strength Villarreal in La Liga

Real Madrid continue their quest for the La Liga title with one of the most difficult games that remains for them at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Sunday night.

5.2-magnitude quake rocks central Spain

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Madrid and central Spain on Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Ten-man Almeria grab point against Granada
Ten-man Almeria grab point against Granada

 Nigerian midfielder Ramon Azeez was sent off for a second bookable offence as ten-man Almeria held on for a goalless draw against hosts Granada in a Spanish La Liga match.

Bale return will make Madrid even better, says Carlo Ancelotti
Bale return will make Madrid even better, says Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti rejected suggestions that Gareth Bale will struggle to get back into his side after they racked up their 11th consecutive win in all competitions with a 4-0 thrashing of Granada on Saturday.

Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga
Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga

Real Madrid moved to the top of La Liga for the first time this season as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and a James Rodriguez double handed them a 4-0 win at Granada.

Pardeep wins bronze in shooting world championship
Pardeep wins bronze in shooting world championship

The Indian contingent finally had something to cheer about as young shooter Pradeep bagged a bronze medal after the seniors' none-too-impressive showing in the 51st Shooting World Championships here.

South Korea shooter Jin Jong-oh wins world title, breaks record
South Korea shooter Jin Jong-oh wins world title, breaks record

Triple Olympic champion Jin Jong-oh will be on a high heading into this month`s Asian Games in Incheon after breaking a long-standing record and winning the 50 metres pistol event at the shooting world championships.