spanish media

I can help Anzhi win titles: Diarra


September 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi signing Lassana Diarra says the experience he brings to the Russian side means silverware is achievable this season.The 27-year-old French international was officially ... Read more...

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Diarra denies money main motive for Anzhi move


September 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi Makhachkala signing Lassana Diarra has denied his move from Real Madrid football club was motivated by money.Anzhi announced the transfer of the 27-year-old ... Read more...

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Former Brazil coach urges Neymar to shun Barcelona


September 5th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Former Brazil and Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has urged Neymar to resist offers to join Barcelona and remain in Brazil until the 2014 ... Read more...

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Spanish press hail Euro 2012 triumph


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 2 (IANS) The Spanish media hailed their football team after they were crowned European Champions Sunday night with a 4-0 win over Italy.Spain's victory, which came ... Read more...

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Messi mania draws sports lovers, Bollywood stars, tycoons


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Kolkata - the soccer mad hub of cricket crazy India - is gearing up to receive superstar footballer Lionel Messi for Argentina's FIFA official friendly ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz Gifts Hubby Javier Bardem Their First Baby


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz has reportedly given birth to a baby boy. The actress was taken to the Cedars Sinai Medical Center few days back. The Spanish beauty has always ... Read more...

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Truck carrying $6.5 mn in art works stolen in Spain


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) A truck carrying art works valued at 5 million euros ($6.5 million) was stolen last weekend near the Spanish capital, authorities said Thursday.Security cameras at a warehouse in ... Read more...

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Spain to start pulling troops out of Afghanistan in 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by BNO News
MADRID (BNO NEWS) -- Spanish troops could start its pull out from Afghanistan in 2012, Spanish media reported on Thursday quoting NATO sources.According to El Pais newspaper, NATO expects Spain to begin ... Read more...

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10 Year Old Girl From Romania Gives Birth In Spain


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 3, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): A ten year old child in Spain has given birth to her first baby! Confirming the news to the media was the social affairs minister ... Read more...

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Mourinho and Real fans pleased with signing of Oezil


August 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (DPA) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is pleased that his club has managed to sign Mesut Oezil from Werder Bremen. Mourinho was given the good news after Real's 1-1 friendly ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha to tour Spain


July 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Michelle Obama is set to go for a holiday in the Spanish resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol along with her daughter Sasha, nine.The duo ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, daughter to tour Spain


July 27th, 2010 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Madrid, July 27 (DPA) US First Lady Michelle Obama and one of her two daughters will take a summer break in Spain next week, the White House said Monday. The first lady ... Read more...

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Khedira denies agreeing to deal with Real Madrid


July 19th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, July 19 (DPA) VfB Stuttgart midfielder Sami Khedira has refuted Spanish media reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. "There is no agreement with Real," the 23-year-old told Monday's ... Read more...

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‘Spain no longer a team of unlucky losers’


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (DPA) The Spanish national football team finally came of age on Sunday by beating the Netherlands 1-0 in a bad-tempered World Cup final in Johannesburg. The global media were unanimous ... Read more...

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Spanish media full of praise for Del Bosque’s heroes


July 8th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 8 (DPA) The Spanish media was euphoric over coach Vicente del Bosque's team Thursday after they reached a first World Cup final, outplaying Germany 1-0. The impressive win was front-page ... Read more...

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Spanish media euphoric about “historic” achievement


July 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 4 (DPA) The Spanish media were euphoric Sunday about their national team finally reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup. "This is what we have been waiting for 60 years," ... Read more...

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Real to earn three million euros if Inter win Champions League


May 21st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 21 (DPA) Real Madrid will earn three million euros ($3.72 million) if Inter Milan win the Champions League on Saturday, according to sports daily AS. AS claimed Friday that this ... Read more...

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‘Special One’ Mourinho verbally agrees to move to Real Madrid


May 18th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho is all set to join Spanish giant Real Madrid and has already submitted his players wish list.According to Spanish media reports, Mourinho ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda releases two hostages after three months


March 10th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 10 (DPA) Two women who had been held hostage by Al Qaeda in Mauritania for months have been released, reported Spanish media Wednesday. Alicia Gamez, 35, of Spain, was in good ... Read more...

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Spanish media delighted with Messi’s Golden Ball award


December 1st, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 1 (DPA) The Spanish media was delighted that Barcelona's Argentione striker Lionel Messi has won the European Footballer of the Year award. It was announced early Tuesday by France Football magazine ... Read more...

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Barcelona sweating on fitness of Messi and Ibrahimovic


November 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 26 (DPA) Barcelona are sweating on the fitness of star strikers Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ahead of Sunday's "Clasico" at home to Real Madrid. Both forwards missed Tuesday's crucial ... Read more...

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Gago and Van Nistelrooy may leave Real Madrid


November 24th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 24 (DPA) Fernando Gago and Ruud Van Nistelrooy are both considering leaving Real Madrid in January, according to reports in the Spanish media Tuesday. Madrid sports daily AS claims that midfielder ... Read more...

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‘Saharan Gandhi’ on hunger strike at Spanish airport


November 16th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lanzarote (Spain), Nov 16 (DPA) The prominent Western Saharan human rights activist Aminatou Haidar has launched a hunger strike at a Spanish airport, accusing Morocco and Spain of preventing her from entering ... Read more...

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Honduras’ Zelaya claims plot to kill him at embassy


September 25th, 2009 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Madrid/Tegucigalpa, Sep 25 (DPA) Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya has said he fears for his life, Spanish media reported Thursday. In a telephone interview with the Spanish daily El Mundo, Zelaya said the ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed to Madrid by 85,000 fans


July 7th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 7 (DPA) About 85,000 Real Madrid fans packed the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu late Monday night to welcome Cristiano Ronaldo, the largest such gathering in the history of Spanish football. Real ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Madrid for Real presentation


July 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 6 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo flew in to Madrid at lunchtime Monday, in order to prepare for what promised to be a spectacular presentation to the Real fans Monday night. Around ... Read more...

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40,000 fans welcome Kaka to Real Madrid


July 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 1 (DPA) Around 40,000 fans flocked to Real Madrid's Estadio Bernabeu to see the presentation of new signing Kaka. The Brazilian playmaker - signed from AC Milan three weeks ago ... Read more...

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Kaka ready to make major history at Real Madrid


June 9th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Recife/Madrid, June 9 (DPA) Brazilian superstar Kaka expressed late Monday his satisfaction at having joined Real Madrid and noted that he feels motivated to "make major history" with the Spanish giants. "I am ... Read more...

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Nadal to consult a specialist for knee pain


June 7th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 7 (DPA) Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon title defence starting in a fortnight could hinge on an early-week doctor's visit after the world No.1 withdrew from the Queen's club grass event ... Read more...

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Pellegrini new Real Madrid coach


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 2 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid announced late Monday night that their new coach will be Manuel Pellegrini. An announcement on the club's official website states that the Chilean coach ... Read more...

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Spain hails Barcelona’s historic win in Madrid


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, May 3 (DPA) Barcelona's historic 6-2 win over Real Madrid has hugely impressed the Spanish media.Websites, television channels and radio stations competed with each other in their praise ... Read more...

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Illiterate Spanish thief sentenced to school time


April 24th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 24 (DPA) A Spanish judge has ordered an illiterate young thief to learn to read and write as punishment for his crimes, Spanish media reported Friday. The 17-year-old, who lived in ... Read more...

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Obama ready to drop shield plans for Russian help on Iran


March 2nd, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has reportedly proposed to Russia to help resolve the Iranian nuclear crisis in exchange for Washington abandoning its missile shield plans for Europe, ... Read more...

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Medvedev hopes to discuss missile shield with Obama


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday he hoped to discuss US plans to deploy a missile shield system in Central Europe with his American counterpart Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Spain says ‘open’ to accepting Guantanamo detainees


February 6th, 2009 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 6 (IANS) Spain has expressed its willingness to consider accepting detainees of the controversial US military camp in Guantanamo, Cuba, on a case-by-case basis within the context of a European ... Read more...

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