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Easy win for Spain against Saudi Arabia


September 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Reigning World and European Champions Spain enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in a friendly.The Spanish totally outplayed a Saudi side Friday that ... Read more...

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Russians polled ‘worst dressed tourists’


August 31st, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians have been found as world's worst dressers in a poll involving over 12,000 people from six countries.Conducted by Skyscanner, Europe's leading travel search site, ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: France earn bronze in men’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet beat Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez in the men's doubles Olympic bronze medal match Saturday.After a spirited ... Read more...

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Italy wept in changing room, says Buffon


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mario Balotelli may have cried right on the ground after Italy's 0-4 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2012 final, but almost the whole ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Balotelli brace stuns Germans, sends Italy to final


June 29th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two brute-force goals by Mario Balotelli were enough to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany in their Euro 2012 semifinal Friday, setting up a ... Read more...

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Penalty shoot-out most watched TV moment in Spanish history


June 28th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) The popularity of the Spanish national football team was highlighted once again Wednesday night as the penalty shoot-out between them and Portugal attracted the country's ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain edge Portugal for third-straight Euro final (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive Euro final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra time.Cesc ... Read more...

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Alonso sends Spain past France, into Euro 2012 semis


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning champions Spain a 2-0 Euro 2012 quarterfinal victory over France Saturday, setting up a semifinal against Portugal.Alonso celebrated ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ukraine coach slams fans for jeering own team


June 16th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian fans should take some lessons from the positive attitude of Irish supporters instead of jeering their own team, Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has ... Read more...

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Verdasco stuns Nadal in Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Fernando Verdasco, seeded 15th, produced the biggest shock of the competition as he beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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Business bankruptcies in Spain rise


April 10th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in ... Read more...

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Austria win Davis Cup doubles against Spain, trail 1-2


April 8th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 8 (IANS) The Davis Cup quarterfinal tie between Spain and Austria will go into the third and final day after the Austrian doubles pairing of Oliver Marach/Alexander ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid beat Hannover at Europa quarters


March 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Spanish club Atletico Madrid scored an 89th minute goal to take a narrow 2-1 win over Hannover in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinal.Eduardo ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna, Paes-Stepanek advance to Miami quarters


March 27th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Miami(Florida), March 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved into the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open, Miami 2012 defeating Spaniards Marcel Granollers and Rafael Nadal while ... Read more...

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Mourinho: Liga is priority


March 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho continues to insist that winning the Spanish Primera Liga title is more important for his side than winning a 10th Champions ... Read more...

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Boat with 3,000 kg cocaine seized in Spain


February 25th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) A fishing boat carrying over 3,000 kg of cocaine has been intercepted in international waters near Spain, sources said.The trawler Ratonero, owned by a firm in ... Read more...

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Boat with 3,000 kg cocaine seized in Spain


February 25th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) A fishing boat carrying over 3,000 kg of cocaine has been intercepted in international waters near Spain, sources said.The trawler Ratonero, owned by a firm in ... Read more...

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Spain’s king warns of hard times to come


December 14th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that his country is facing "very hard times", calling on Spaniards to "win the battle" against high unemployment and consolidate ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Spain to meet Australia in final


December 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Spain continued their remarkable return to form with a superb 3-1 win over The Netherlands Saturday to set up a title clash with Australia in the final ... Read more...

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Davis Cup final: Argentina win doubles to keep chances alive


December 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) The Argentinian doubles pair of David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank won Saturday's doubles rubber to keep their country in with a chance of winning the ... Read more...

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Number of Chinese studying in Spain rises


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Avila (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) The number of Chinese students studying in Spain has increased from 500 in 2003 to more than 5,500 this year, according to figures provided Thursday ... Read more...

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Spanish cabinet minister faces corruption probe


November 29th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Prosecutors Monday asked Spain's Supreme Court to investigate Development Minister Jose Blanco in connection with a corruption case known as "Operation Champion".The request stems from accusations ... Read more...

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Santos wants to sing with Alejandro Fernandez


November 25th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer Romeo Santos said in Mexico that he will seek to share his experience and voice with Mexico's Alejandro Fernandez to blend ranchera music ... Read more...

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96-year-old Spanish man dies just after voting


November 21st, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) A 96-year-old man died Sunday shortly after casting his vote in the Spanish general election, a media report said.The man, who voted in the Hortaleza area ... Read more...

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England upset Spain 1-0 in football friendly


November 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A Frank Lampard goal in the 49th minute was enough to secure an upset 1-0 win for England over world and European champions Spain in an ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crush Ajax in Champions League


September 28th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 28 (IANS) Real Madrid achieved a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Ajax in the second of their Champions League football group games Tuesday night.The trio of ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi, Bopanna Qureshi get first round bye


August 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati(US), Aug 16 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have been given a bye in the men's doubles first round of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.Paes ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Bopanna-Qureshi in quarters; Sania-Elena ousted


August 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup tennis with a 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over Australia's Paul ... Read more...

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Tobacco kills 55,000 people in Spain every year


May 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 31 (IANS) Around 55,000 people die every year in Spain from tobacco-related diseases, said an official report Tuesday on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.The report stated ... Read more...

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Women form bulk of Mexico’s Twitter users


March 9th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The typical Mexican Twitter user is a woman living in this capital, according to a survey carried out by marketing firm Mente Digital.Women represent 52 ... Read more...

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Spain prepares to temporarily close its embassy in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced Tuesday that Madrid is preparing to temporarily close its embassy in Libya amid continuing strife in the North African country.In remarks to ... Read more...

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