Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year. The service said it rescued five migrants early Thursday in the Strait of Gibraltar. On Wednesday, its vessels…

Spain’s Civil Guard to handle Barcelona airport security during strike

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Civil Guard will handle security controls at Barcelona’s airport from Monday to limit disruptions from a planned strike by security staff, the Spanish government said on Friday. The deployment seeks to avert delays and long queues at Barcelona’s El Prat airport for holidaymakers arriving in record numbers to Spain this year. […]

Cristiano Ronaldo to get 12-game ban for pushing referee?

Real Madrid superstar pushed a referee in the back after being shown a red card v Barcelona. Now he could face a hefty punishment.

Real Sociedad announces sale of Mexico’s Vela to LAFC

The move puts three Mexico senior teamers in what should quickly become a decent MLS rivalry.

Neymar to PSG? Barcelona’s denials don’t stop transfer talk

PARIS — Denials from Barcelona are doing little to halt the fervour that Brazil star Neymar could be joining Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer that more than doubles the world record. Neymar is still playing for Barcelona, warming up for the new season by scoring twice against Juventus in a friendly on Saturday. But Neymar…

Spanish government wants to suspend Villar after arrest

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s sports authority is seeking the temporary removal of the president of the Spanish Football Federation after his arrest and imprisonment in an anti-corruption investigation. The Higher Council for Sports said it will ask Spain’s administrative court for sports to open a disciplinary procedure against the executives of the Spanish soccer federation,…

Real Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale hasn’t skipped leg day in his life

The Welshman is looking in ridiculous shape ahead of the new season via Wales