Atletico Madrid close to sealing Fernando Torres deal
Atletico Madrid close to sealing Fernando Torres deal

Atletico Madrid are close to tying up a deal for Spain forward Fernando Torres to return to his boyhood club on loan from Chelsea, assistant coach German Burgos said on Saturday.

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies match-fixing, calls for calm
Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies match-fixing, calls for calm

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denied on Saturday any involvement in match-fixing in Spain and called for calm from the team`s supporters during their Asian Cup defence.

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies Spain match fixing allegations
Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies Spain match fixing allegations

Japan coach Javier Aguirre on Saturday denied allegations that he was part of a match-fixing scandal that has rocked world football.

Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain

Smartphone car-ride service Uber vowed Friday to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers and said it would fight the case in court.

Spain's Felipe VI condemns corruption in first Christmas speech

Spain`s King Felipe VI lashed out against corruption in his first Christmas Eve address but made no direct reference to his sister, Cristina de Borbon, who was ordered on Monday to stand trial for tax crimes. 

Spain's king to give speech after sister indicted

Spain's new King Felipe VI is giving his first Christmas Eve speech amid intense interest over what he might say about his sister Princess Cristina's indictment two days ago on tax fraud charges.

Vicente Del Bosque upbeat despite year to forget for Spain
Vicente Del Bosque upbeat despite year to forget for Spain

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is feeling positive about 2015 despite the shock of failure at this year`s World Cup and is confident he can successfully shepherd the team through qualification for Euro 2016.

Spain's Princess Cristina to be tried on tax fraud charges
Spain's Princess Cristina to be tried on tax fraud charges

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain`s King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the High Court of the Balearic Islands said on Monday, prolonging the embarrassment of the royal family which has sought to distance itself from a corruption probe.

Man drives car into headquarters of Spain's ruling party

A Spanish businessman drove a car containing a gas cylinders into the headquarters of Spain`s ruling People`s Party on Friday, triggering a major police alert, official spokesmen said.

Real Madrid, Spain dominate European club scene
Real Madrid, Spain dominate European club scene

If, after years of unbridled success, 2014 was brutally disappointing for Spain on the international stage, it was a glorious year for the country at club level.

Arrests fuel jihad fears in Spain`s African lands

Aisha has lived all her life in one neighbourhood in Spain`s African territory of Ceuta, but now she is willing to move -- even to the war zone of Syria.

Greenpeace fined over Spain nuclear protest: Court

A Spanish court has fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists USD 25,000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant but acquitted them of other, more serious charges.

Uber curbs 'God View' access as privacy concerns mount

Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns.

Forced to pay for content, Google News closes in Spain

US giant Google today went ahead with a vow to shut down its popular online news service Google News in Spain in protest at a new law which would make it pay for content.

India thrash USA in Kabaddi World Cup
India thrash USA in Kabaddi World Cup

Iran men's team and Indian women's team secured semifinal berths after defeating Spain and Denmark respectively in the fifth Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday.

Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain

Spain`s main web-surfers` association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while newspapers called for talks to prevent the closure.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid extend record winning run
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid extend record winning run

Cristiano Ronaldo hit a late double as La Liga leaders Real Madrid thumped Almeria 4-1 to extend their Spanish record winning run to 20 matches on Friday.

Spanish court to consider paternity suits against ex-king

Spain`s Supreme Court will consider two paternity suits against former king Juan Carlos lodged by a waiter and his sister who believe they are the illegitimate children of the ex-monarch, a judicial source said on Thursday.

Fraud trial urged for husband of Spanish princess

Princess Cristina's husband should be tried for fraud and embezzlement, but there's no basis for charges against her, a prosecutor said on Tuesday in a corruption probe that has weighed heavily on Spain's royal family.

Atletico de Kolkata planning soccer academy in Kolkata
Atletico de Kolkata planning soccer academy in Kolkata

On the lines of Atletico de Madrid's academy in Spain, ISL franchisee ATK is planning to build a world-class coaching academy to nurture young talents, here.