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Shakira confirms pregnancy


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Ending weeks of speculation, Colombian singer Shakira confirmed Wednesday that she and Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique are expecting their first child and that she has ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer coach is dead


June 8th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Villarreal (Spain), June 8 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Spanish soccer coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack one day after agreeing to take the reins at Villarreal CF. He was 54.Police ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer star to wed journalist


March 14th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS/EFE) The captain of the Spanish national soccer team that won the 2010 World Cup, Iker Casillas, will wed journalist Sara Carbonero in July, the next issue ... Read more...

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Shakira says she watches every match of soccer star beau


March 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 7 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira said she never misses a match where her boyfriend, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique, is playing.Aware of the "dedication, commitment, discipline and ... Read more...

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Guardiola FIFA Coach of the Year


January 10th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Jan 10 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was named FIFA Coach of the Year for 2011.The 40-year-old Spaniard led Barcelona to five trophies in 2011, including ... Read more...

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Barca to pay tribute to Fukushima victims during Club WC


December 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants Barcelona will pay a tribute to the Fukushima nuclear disaster victims during their stay next week in Japan for the Club World Cup.Barca ... Read more...

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Shakira wraps up world tour in Puerto Rico


October 16th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombian pop star Shakira has given the first of two concerts in Puerto Rico that will end her globetrotting world tour "Sale el Sol" ... Read more...

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Shakira denies rumours of breakup with Pique


October 6th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) A spokesman for Colombian singer Shakira denied rumours that the international superstar has broken off her relationship with Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique."It is totally ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs firm on fairer share of TV rights money


September 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Spanish soccer club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said that a movement of clubs from the Primera Liga was unstoppable in its quest for ... Read more...

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Shakira hails Barcelona soccer club as model of teamwork


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 22 (IANS/EFE) Colombian songstress Shakira said here Tuesday that she wants a world that emulates the teamwork of the title-winning F.C. Barcelona soccer club to "win the ... Read more...

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Royal Emirates Group buys Spanish soccer club


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dubai-based Royal Emirates Group investment firm confirmed Thursday the purchase of Spanish first division soccer club Getafe, which is to be renamed "Getafe Team Dubai".The ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer player dies of heart attack


August 9th, 2009 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Aug 9 (EFE) The captain of Spanish soccer club Espanyol, Dani Jarque, died of a heart attack, team officials said. He was 26. The player was found in his hotel room in ... Read more...

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Messi deserves Golden Ball this year: Pele


May 28th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, May 28 (Xinhua) Argentine forward Lionel Messi deserves the 2009 Player of the Year award, Brazilian soccer legend Pele said. "This year, without any doubt, Messi deserves the Golden Ball," Pele told ... Read more...

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Ronaldo dumps Posh-wannabe topless model girlfriend over steamy past


July 15th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
London , July 15 (ANI): Spanish soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly dumped his model girlfriend Nereida Gallardo, who had begun dreaming of being one of the WAGs and often talked ... Read more...

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Tumultuous homecoming for Euro champions Spain (Lead)


July 1st, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 1 (IANS) The Spanish football team received a tumultuous reception here late Monday on their homecoming after winning the Euro 2008, EFE reports. Surrounded by all his teammates and coach ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer fans celebrate Euro cup win over Germany


June 30th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (IANS) Thousands of Spanish soccer fans Monday took to the streets across the country to celebrate Spain's memorable 1-0 win over Germany in the Euro cup 2008 final, EFE ... Read more...

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Real Madrid set to make formal 50 mn pounds bid for Ronaldo


June 17th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Spanish soccer club Real Madrid are likely to offer 50 million pounds in their first official move for ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo, that could make him the ... Read more...

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