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WTA condemn Madrid Open organisers for Nastase presence

The head of women's tennis has condemned Madrid Open organisers for allowing controversial Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase to take part in the trophy presentation ceremony following...

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Benzema lifts Real

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid made light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's absence to move back to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win at Eibar on Saturday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

'Subs changed the game'

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Isco and Alvaro Morata off the bench as the European champions came from 2-0 down at Villarreal on Sunday to win 3-2.

February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017

Real stage dramatic come-from-behind win

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo hauled Real Madrid back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Villarreal on Sunday and regain top spot in La Liga from Barcelona.

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Valencia stun Real

Real Madrid suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at struggling Valencia on Wednesday as they missed the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of La Liga after losing for only the second time in the...

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Ronaldo's Indonesian protege hit by injury

An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday.

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

Zidane warns against complacency after Napoli stroll

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane warned that it was still all to play for in their Champions League last-16 clash against Napoli after the holders strolled to a 3-1 win in the first leg on Wednesday.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

High intensity key for Atletico to beat Barca

Atletico Madrid will have to win at Barcelona's Nou Camp for the first time in a decade on Tuesday if they are to reach the King's Cup final.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

Real-Celta match postponed

La Liga leaders Real Madrid's game with Celta Vigo on Sunday has been postponed amid safety fears after the Balaidos stadium roof was damaged by storms, the league's governing body...

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017

Refreshed Barca seek to continue Cup dominance

Holders Barcelona have a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final in sight when Atletico Madrid visit the Camp Nou on Tuesday with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 semi-final, first leg deficit.

February 5, 2017
February 5, 2017

Real game at Celta postponed after stadium damaged in storm

La Liga leaders Real Madrid's game with Celta Vigo on Sunday has been postponed amid safety fears after the Balaidos stadium roof was damaged by storms, the league's governing body...