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Real Madrid legend Di Stefano dies aged 88

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:06

Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, considered of the greatest footballers ever, died in a Spanish hospital on Monday aged 88, drawing tributes from around the sporting world.

Tributes pour in for Alfredo Di Stefano

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:20

Real Madrid and world football legend, Alfredo Di Stefano passed away in Madrid after having suffered a heart attack two days back.

Argentina `played its heart out` to advance

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:43

Argentina`s national team has "played its heart out" to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Brazil World Cup, reports in the national media said.

Latin American firms leap from Spain to rest of Europe

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:43

The eurozone`s financial woes sent more Spanish firms to the region, particularly Brazil and Mexico.

Spain`s new king, queen meet terror victims

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 21:48

The new king and queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, carried out their first official function on Saturday, meeting "victims of terrorist violence".

Spain raids jihadist cell `led by ex-Guantanamo inmate`

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 21:18

Spanish police arrested eight people in pre-dawn raids in Madrid on Monday against a jihadist recruitment network led by a former Guantanamo Bay inmate, the government said.

Football World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo `100 percent fit` to play against Germany

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:49

Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is `100 percent fit` and ready to help Portugal break their losing streak against Germany in Monday`s key World Cup clash.

Spain lawmakers pave way for future King Felipe VI

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 17:24

Spanish lawmakers opened a historic session on Wednesday to approve 76-year-old King Juan Carlos`s abdication, paving the way for his son Felipe to take the scandal-hit throne despite anti-royalist protests.

Thousands join republican march in Spain

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 08:52

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to demand a referendum to abolish Spain`s monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.

Spain`s King abdicates for his `new generation` son

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:29

Spain`s King Juan Carlos, who led Spain`s transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced royal scandals amid the nation`s near financial meltdown, announced Monday he will abdicate in favour of his son, making way for a "new generation."

Modric, Manduzkic spearhead Croatia`s World Cup squad

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 08:27

Croatia coach Niko Kovac on Saturday named his 23-man squad for the World Cup finals led by experienced stars like midfield magician Luka Modric of Real Madrid and Bayer Munich striker Mario Manduzkic.

Spain police arrest six in suspected jihadist cell

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 13:43

Spanish security forces launched pre-dawn raids Friday to break up a jihadist cell in Spain`s north African territory of Melilla, arresting six suspects, the government said.